Chinese soprano Hui He debut as Aida in Shanghai Grande Theater in 1998, she burst into the international music scene in 2002 with her performance as the title role in Puccini’s Tosca at Teatro Regio in Parma.
Hui He completed her musical and vocal studies in China and Italy. In 2000, she won Second Prize at Placido Domingo’s International Operalia Competition in Los Angeles. In 2002 Hui He won First Prize at the Voci Verdiane in Busseto.
Since her breakout performance in 2002, Ms. He has sung at most of the world’s leading theaters, including the Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opera Bastille in Paris, Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Liryc Opera in Chicago and Arena di Verona. Engagements for the 2016/17 season include Amelia in Un ballo in maschera at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma and Zürich Opera, Tosca at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Festival Puccini, Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Real de Madrid, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Den Norske Opera, and Dallas Opera.
In the 2015/16 season, Ms. He sang in Madama Butterfly at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the title role in Aida at the Arena di Verona and Teatro Verdi di Salerno in Italy, in Tosca at Deutsche Oper Berlin and Semperoper Dresden, Leonora in Il trovatore at Opera National de Paris and Arena di Verona, and Leonora in La forza del destino at Teatro Filarmonico di Verona and Staatstheater Wiesbaden. Engagements for the 2014/15 season included Madama Butterfly at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Aida at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Arena di Verona and National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, Tosca at Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Semperoper Dresden, Arena di Verona and Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, and Leonora in Il Trovatore at Chorégies d’Orange in France. Ms. He’s engagements for the 2013/14 season included Aida at Teatro alla Scala and Arena di Verona, the title role in La Gioconda at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Leonora at Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera and Den Norske Opera, Amelia in Un ballo in maschera at Arena di Verona, and Verdi’s Requiem at Teatro Regio di Torino.
Among recent and future engagements: Aida in Verona, Naples and Beijing, Madama Butterfly in Zurich and Salerno, Tosca in Dresden and in Torre del Lago, Alzira in Liège, Ernani at the Opéra de Marseille, Madama Butterfly at the Metrpolitan and in Berlin, Adriana Lecouvreur in Verona, La Bohème in Torre del Lago, La Gioconda at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Turandot in Bologna and Shangai, Un ballo in maschera in Hamburg.