Jixing Y.

Jixing Y.

My name is Jixing, I am professional opera singer from 1970 to now.

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Opera Voice Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

I am a Professional Opera Singer (Tenor). I was brought to Melbourne by Victoria State Opera in 1989. I've been singing in Opera for 49 Years. Through all those years of Opera performance I have a lots of experience with singing technique and know how to teach singing! If you want to know me more please read through my profile. Thank you!

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  • Male

  • Teaching since January 1989

  • Teaches special needs

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  • Teaches: Males aged 13 to 60
    Females aged 15 to 60

Biographical Information

1977-1980 Graduated from the Central (National) Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China
1983 Engaged as principal tenor of the Beijing Central Philharmonic Orchestra. Further
vocal studies with Zhou Xiaoyan at the Shanghai Conservatory and with the Italian
baritone, Gino Bechi (1913-1993).

1989 joined the (then) Victorian State Opera.

1990 studied repertoire at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, attended National Opera
Studio, London, and studied with Joseph Ward at the Royal Northern College of Music,

Performance History

1984. Tenor soloist in Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony” with the Pittsburgh Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Lorin Maazel in Beijing.

1986. Prize winner in the Tchaikovsky’s Eighth International Music Competition held in

1987: Sang tenor role in Handel’s Messiah with the Beijing Central Philharmonic Orchestra
and chorus conducted by John Aldiss

1988. One only four singers chosen to take part in public master classes given by Placido
Domingo during his visit to China

1989. Brought to Melbourne by the Victorian State Opera (VS0) to join their Young Artist’s
program. Paris”. Appeared on television and in numerous concert and recitals, including an
all Verdi concert for the VSO and tenor soloist in Verdi’s Requiem

1990. Studied repertoire at the Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, attended classes at
the National Opera Studio, London and undertook vocal coaching with Joseph Ward at the
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

1991. In London won the Webster Booth/Esso Award. While at the Royal Northern College
of Music , his performances as Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore and Pinkerton in Madama
Butterfly were highly praised by the press leading to a number of engagements including
“Idomeneo” with the Halle Orchestra

1992. Debut with the (now) Opera Australia as Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra,
followed by Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor in 1993-
1994. Repeated Edgardo for Canterbury Opera in New Zealand. Performed as Tamino in
The Magic Flute for West Australian Opera and Victorian State Opera. Appearances with
the Canberra Symphony orchestra under Richard Bonynge as well as Opera in the Park
concerts in Auckland and Christchurch.

1995. Opera Australia Alfredo” in Verdi’s La Traviata for Opera as well as a sensational
“Nemorino” in a new production of the Elisir D’Amore for West Australian Opera.

1996. Sang the role of “Alfredo” for the VSO at Myer Music Bowl concert followed by an
extremely successful recital at “the Bay of Islands Festival” of the Arts in New Zealand. He
also performed in a concert in a sell-out Opera Night in Noumea with performers from the
Paris Opera in the same year.

1997. Successful USA debut as Don Ottavio in Pacific Opera’s Don Giovanni .

1998-2000. Concerts in Melbourne. Opera concerts concerts with the New Zealand
Chamber Orchestra and other opera recitals in New Zealand. Concerts with the Melbourne
Symphony under maestro Richard Bonynge. New Year’s Eve concert with the Australian
Pop Orchestra

Moved to Singapore. Sang the role of Don José in Carmen Repeated role of Canio in
Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci for the Singapore Lyric Opera’s production both conducted by
Maestro Lim Miao and sang in their 10 th Anniversary Gala Concert in 2000.

2001. Invited as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah by Instituto Cultural of Macau with
the Macau Chamber Orchestra conducted by Maestro Veiga Jardim.

2004. Engaged for the Opera Gala Concert at the new Shanghai Grand Opera house with
the Shanghai Opera Orchestra and with the Opera of China Orchestra at the new Beijing
Concert Hall.

2006. Invited as principal tenor by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra for the “Age of Bloom
II” Concert at the Singapore Conference Hall in July 2006. The concert was conducted by
Maestra Tsung Yeh. In the same year performed at the Chinese songs solo recital at the
Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore.

2007. Tenor soloist for at the Singapore National Day Pre- celebration night show at the
Marina Bay in Singapore on 9 August 2007.

2008. Opera Gala Vocal Recital with soprano Xiuwei Sun at the Victoria Concert Hall in

2010. He performed in the cantata “The Dream of Chang’an: Music of Zhao Ji Ping”
with Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO), in collaboration with Chinese Cultural
Festival on 17th and 18th September 2010.

2012.June.30. Quartet Bravi Vocal Recital. “An Opera Night” concert at
Esplanade concert hall Singapore.

June.2015 – June.2017 Engaged with Peking University Academy of Opera as
Professor. Head of opera study.

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