Haoyin Xue

Tenor, soloist, opera singer
Haoyin Xue, Chinese tenor

The young Chinese tenor Haoyin Xue, who studied at the Music Conservatory of China, is a rising star of opera and recital.

His awards include being the winner in China of the Sixth Canada International Music Competition 2004, selection for the Madama Butterfly International Concours 2004 and the Gold Medal in the Fourth TV Competition for Chinese people singing foreign songs.

Haoyin Xue’s opera appearances include Mr Xu Zhimo in Saying Goodbye to Cambridge Again at the Beijing Peoples Art Theatre, Jiao Daxing in The Savage Land at Beijing Youth Art Theatre, and Pua Zhigao in Heroine Madama Jiang. He has been a soloist of the China Broadcasting Arts Troupe, and performed under the auspices of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Russia, Finland, Canada, and around South-East Asia.

In September 2006 he joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and made his Royal Opera debut as Ruiz Il Trovatore, followed by First Prisoner Fidelio, and understudied Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi and Nicias Thaïs.

Other roles he has sung include Fourth Esquire Parsifal, Gastone La Traviata, and Brighella Ariadne auf Naxos. He has also understudied Nemorino L’Elisir d’amore, Alfredo La Traviata and Remendado Carmen, and sang Beppe Rita as part of Meet the Young Artists 2007.