Ying HUANG has established herself as one of the world’s most sought after sopranos today with an international career both in opera and on the concert stage. She first came to international attention at age 27, when she made a sensational debut as Cio-Cio San in Frédéric Mitterrand's 1995 acclaimed feature film Madame Butterfly. Another notable achievement was her creation of the role of Du Liniang in Tan Dun's Peony Pavilion in a 1998 world premiere production at the Vienna Festival directed by world renowned director, Peter Sellars.
Ying HUANG marked her Metropolitan Opera debut in the role of Pamina in the 2006-2007 season singing in the new English language version of The Magic Flute which also was the MET’s first high-definition simulcast in movie theaters across North America and the United Kingdom. She has also sung this role with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra with Ton Koopman. Ms HUANG is one of the most in-demand soprano for portrayals of Mozart roles, such as Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. In July 2007, she performed in the world premiere of Chinese Opera Poet Li Bai with Central City Opera.
Ms. HUANG has been in demand in symphonic repertoire, performing with the Chicago, San Francisco, Mostly Mozart Festival, Houston, Detroit Symphony Orchestras and the Cologne Philharmonic under the baton of such conductors as Christoph Eschenbach, Neeme Järvi, Michael Tilson Thomas and James Conlon. She has also made many special appearances, including a gala concert with Andrea Bocelli in 2008 for the 2010 Shanghai Expo, and Christmas in Vienna, a television special with Placido Domingo. She recently performed with the Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore and the Montreal Symphony in The Lord of the Rings: Six Movements for Orchestra and Chorus.