HUI HE
Soprano
The Chinese soprano Hui He is one of the most important Verdi and Puccini voices worldwide.

After her great success at renowned international singing competitions, such as the Operalia Placido Domingo 2000 in Los Angeles and 2002 at the Concorso Voci Verdiane, the young soprano’s rapid rise quickly shifted to Europe.

After initial successes in her home country, for example as Aida in a guest performance at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Shanghai in 1998 and as Santuzza|Cavalleria rusticana the following year, He sang her first Tosca at the Teatro Regio di Torino in 2002, followed by engagements as Alzira at the Verdi Festival in Parma, as Aida in Lucca and Rome, and Amelia| Un ballo in maschera in Verona and Bolzano.

Since then, Hui He has performed at almost all major opera houses worldwide, including New York, London, Milan, Vienna, Rome, Paris, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, Valencia, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Copenhagen and Hong Kong. She has also sung in Torre del Lago, Florence, Salerno, Genoa, Trieste, Parma, Piacenza, Athens, Toulouse, Wiesbaden, Stuttgart, Cologne, Dortmund, Masada, Chicago and of course Beijing.

With her leading role as Aida Hui he can be heard regularly at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and at the Arena di Verona, as well as at the State Operas of Munich and Vienna, the Maggio Musicale in Florence, the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, the Roman Opera, Palermo, Masada, Chicago and Cologne.

As Cio-cio-san|Madama Butterfly, another of her outstanding roles, Hui He recently appeared at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, as well as at the Munich State Opera, Copenhagen, Toulouse, Genoa, Turin, the Vienna and Berlin State Operas, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Verona, Paris, Athens and Milan.

She impersonated Tosca at the Frankfurt Opera, in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Milan, Florence, Tel Aviv, in Torre del Lago, in Salerno, Bordeaux and Turin.

Other important roles in the repertoire of Hui He include Gioconda, Amelia|Simon Boccanegra, Ariadne|Ariadne auf Naxos, Maddalena|Andrea Chénier, Lina|Stiffelio, Manon Lescaut, Liù|Turandot and Odabella|Attila.

Hui He has been a regular guest at the Arena di Verona for years, she was recently voted singer of the season three times.

Future plans include engagements as Aida at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, as Cio-cio-san in Vienna, Barcelona and New York as well as Tosca and as Gioconda at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

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