Chinese soprano Meigui Zhanghas been chosen to joining the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program in the fall of 2018. She recently sang the role of Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress at Mannes School of Music and made her debut with Merola Opera Program this summer in the same role. Last summer she participated in the Bel Canto at Caramoor Young Artists Program. Previously, she studied at the Chautauqua Institute where she sang the role of Pamina in Die Zauberflöte.
Her other roles include Despina in Così fan tutte, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, and the title role in Roméo et Juliette. She has also performed the role of Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia (Asian premiere) with the Tianjin Grand Opera in China. Ms. Zhang earned her master’s degree from the Mannes School of Music and completed her bachelor’s degree at Shanghai Conservatory and Sichuan Conservatory.