Australian-Chinese tenor Kang Wang was a finalist in the 2017 Cardiff Singer of the World competition and is a recent graduate of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program of the Metropolitan Opera.
Following his debut with the company in 2013, Mr Wang has performed many times with Opera Queensland, most recently as part of the 2021 Season launch, Opera Queensland Under the Stars, Brisbane Riverstage in October 2020. In February 2021, Mr Wang makes his solo performance debut for Opera Queensland, in recital with pianist John Woods.
During the 2018–19 season, Mr Wang makes numerous house and role debuts with Welsh National Opera, The Glimmerglass Festival, Austin Lyric Opera, and on the concert stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker, and Eugene Symphony.
Recent engagements include performances with the Metropolitan Opera and Austin Lyric Opera, and concerts with the London Philharmonic, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, American Classical Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, and Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Mr Wang has appeared at the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), Grand Hall of Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Moscow – Russia), David Geffen Hall (New York), Vene Teater (Tallinn – Estonia), and the Musique et vin au Clos Vougeot festival in France. Originally from Harbin, China, Mr Wang received an International Artist Diploma at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, United Kingdom, and a Masters of Music from the Queensland Conservatorium in Australia.