Sponsored by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the Jockey Club Opera Hong Kong Young Artist Development and Education Programme (the Programme) is the first-ever intensive opera training project complemented with a series of outreach activities in Hong Kong to benefit local young singers, Opera Hong Kong Chorus and local communities.
Led by the Programme Director, Alex Tam, the programme nurturestwelve young artists through the intensive vocal training. After the highly competitive audition, the selected artists have received regular lessons from local renowned vocal teachers and Programme Director.In addition, international vocal coaches and local acting coach are hired each year to further polish their performance skills. To enhance public appreciation of operatic music, they are committed to perform in the annual performance, and to conduct free opera outreach and education activities such as Mini Opera School Tours.
Programme Director: Alex Tam
The twelve selected young artists of the Programme 2019-22 are (in no particular order):
1) Chen Miaoyan Yanna, Soprano
2) Chung Ka Yan Candice, Soprano
3) Ho Long Ka Gladys, Soprano
4) Kwok Hin Rachel, Soprano
5) Jasmine Law, Soprano
6) Tao Yi Jing Valentina, Soprano
8) Ashley Chui, Mezzo-soprano
7) Li Sze Pui Christy, Mezzo-soprano
9) Lam Chun Kit Wesley, Tenor
10) Ngan Ka Lok Henry, Tenor
11) Kwok Chun Lap Alex, Baritone
12) Lam Kwok Ho, Baritone