Carol Lin

mezzo-soprano

 

Biography

 

Carol Lin is one of the leading mezzo-sopranos in Hong Kong. Ms. Lin has taken principal roles in opera productions by Hong Kong and international companies including “Carmen” (Carmen), “Santuzza” (Cavalleria Rusticana), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Stephano (Romeo et Juliette), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) etc. She has been the featured soloists for many concert performances by organizations such as Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Aspen Sinfonia, Gunma Baroque Orchestra of Japan, The Philharmonic Orchestra Singapore, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Musica Viva, Opera Hong Kong, RTHK Radio 4 and Hong Kong Art Festival.

 

A native of Hong Kong, Ms. Lin graduated from Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and holds a Master of Music Degree (Vocal Performance and Opera) from New England Conservatory of Music, Boston. She is also a vocal fellow of the Aspen Music Festival in Summer 2006 and 2007. In 2013, she won the regional round of the 32nd International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. She has also won First and Grand Prix in the 5th Yokohama International Music Competition in Japan and Third in “Giovani Musicisti - Città di Treviso” International Music Competition in Italy.

 

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"An impressive and beautiful voice."

-- Renée Fleming

 

"Mezzo-soprano Carol Lin's versatile

singing was breathtaking."

-- South China Morning Post

 

1. Kurt Weill - Youkali

2. My Tribute (To God Be The Glory) - Andraé Crouch

3. Schubert - Erlkönig

 

1. Bizet - La coccinelle

2. Elgar - Where Corals Lie

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