Antonio Yang

Baritone

Vita

He has appeared as a soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and in operas by Humperdinck, Rossini, Verdi and Puccini in his native city. He has sung the part of Dandini in Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA in Munich and Ingolstadt and Yevgeny Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s eponymous opera at the Prinzregententheater in Munich.

Antonio Yang has developed an extensive repertoire that concentrates on the Italian fach. He has sung roles in Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI and Count Almaviva in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO as well as parts in operas by Donizetti, Verdi and Puccini.

He has won prizes at competitions, including 3rd prize at the International Renata Tebaldi Singing Competition in Italy, 1st prize and the Audience Prize at the 2006 ARD International Music Competition in Munich, and 1st prize at the 2007 Emmerich Smola Prize for New Talent organised by SWR.

Antonio Yang first joined the ensemble of Theater Lübeck (2008-2013), moving from there to the ensemble of the Nürnberg Staatstheater (2013-2018), where he could be seen and heard in roles such as Rigoletto (RIGOLETTO), Carlo Gérard (ANDREA CHÉNIER), Alberich (DAS RHEINGOLD & GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG), Wotan (DAS RHEINGOLD and DIE WALKÜRE) and Wanderer (SIEGFRIED), Mandryka (ARABELLA), Fritz/Frank (DIE TOTE STADT), Macbeth (MACBETH), Orest (ELEKTRA), Herr von Faninal (DER ROSENKAVALIER), Jokanaan (SALOME), Renato (UN BALLO IN MASCHERA), Méphistophélès (LA DAMNATION DE FAUST), Giorgio Germont (LA TRAVIATA) and Zurga (THE PEARL FISHERS). With effect from the 2018/2019 season, Antonio Yang performs as a freelance artist.

Guest engagements took and are taking the artist as Rigoletto (RIGOLETTO), the Dutchman (THE FLYING DUTCHMAN) and Giorgio Germont (LA TRAVIATA) to the Dresden Semperoper, as Klingsor (PARSIFAL), Alberich (GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG) and Borromeo (PALESTRINA) to the Hamburg Staatsoper, as Wanderer (SIEGFRIED) to the Frankfurt Opera, as Donner in a concertante performance of RHEINGOLD to the Berlin RSO under the direction of Marek Janowski, as Alberich (DAS RHEINGOLD) to the Staatstheater Cottbus, as Klingsor (PARSIFAL) to the Korea National Opera and as Wotan (DAS RHEINGOLD) to the Arts Center in Seoul, as Peter Besenbinder (HANSEL AND GRETEL) to Theater Kiel, as Macbeth (MACBETH), Marcello (LA BOHÈME), the Dutchman (THE FLYING DUTCHMAN) and Nabucco (NABUCCO) to the Schloss Heidenheim Opera Festival and for Zemlinsky’s “Lyrische Symphonie” to the Orchestra Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini in Parma.

2018-09-01

Bellini I PURITANI Riccardo / Oberts Richard Forth
Bizet CARMEN Escamillo
Donizetti L’ELISIR D’AMORE Belcore
  LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR Lord Enrico Ashton
Giordano ANDRÉ CHENIER Charles Gerard
Humperdinck HÄNSEL UND GRETEL Vater
Janáček AUS EINEM TOTENHAUS Šiškov
Leoncavallo PAGLIACCI Tonio
Mozart COSÌ FAN TUTTE Guglielmo
  DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Sprecher
  DON GIOVANNI Don Giovanni
  LE NOZZE DI FIGARO Graf Almaviva
Pfitzner PALESTRINA Carlo Borromeo
Puccini GIANNI SCHICCHI Gianni Schicchi
  IL TABARRO Michele
  MADAMA BUTTERFLY Sharpless
  TOSCA Scarpia
Rossini GUGLIELMO TELL Guglielmo Tell
  IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA Figaro
  LA CENERENTOLA Dandini
Strauss ARABELLA Mandryka
  SALOME Jochanaan
Tschaikowski EUGEN ONEGIN Eugen Onegin
Verdi ATTILA Ezio
  DON CARLOS Posa
  FALSTAFF Ford, Sir John Falstaff
  IL TROVATORE Graf von Luna
  LA TRAVIATA Germont
  MACBETH Macbeth
  OTELLO Jago
  RIGOLETTO Rigoletto, Marullo
  UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Renato
Wagner DAS RHEINGOLD Alberich
  DIE WALKÜRE Wotan
  SIEGFRIED Wanderer, Alberich
  GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG Alberich
  PARSIFAL Klingsor