Ying Fang, soprano
Ken Noda, piano

Wednesday, February 05, 2020 - 7:30 pm
American Philosophical Society

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall,
427 Chestnut Street
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$25.00 per ticket

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About This Performance

Soprano Ying Fang has been praised for “beguiling” (New York Times) singing that is “deeply musical and full of character” (Opera News). An alumna of the Metropolitan Opera’s prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, she offers an evening of well-known Lieder and opera arias in her PCMS recital debut with the sensational Ken Noda.

Handel: Endless Pleasure, from Semele, HWV 58
Handel: Angels ever bright and fair, from Theodora, HWV 68
Mozart: Un moto di gioia, K. 579
Mozart: Deh vieni non tardar from Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492
Schubert: Viola, D. 786
Mozart: S’altro che lagrime from La Clemenza di Tito, K. 621
Mozart: Zeffiretti lusinghieri from Idomeneo, K. 366
Schubert: Nacht und Träume, D. 827
Bizet: Chanson d’Avril
Bizet: La Coccinelle
Bizet: Four Songs from Romances, Op. 38 [Sel.]

The Artist(s)

Ying Fang
Ying Fang, soprano
Soprano Ying Fang has been hailed by the New York Times for her “pure and moving soprano, phrasing with scrupulous respect for the line and traveling with assurance through the mercurial moods... a warm, agile, and appealing voice... a star in the making.” Ms. Fang has most recently appeared at the Verbier Festival, singing the role of Nannetta in Verdi’s Falstaff starring Bryn Terfel,… Read More
Ken Noda, piano
Ken Noda is Musical Advisor to the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera where he coaches young singers and collaborative pianists. Born in New York City to Japanese parents in October 1962, he studied with Daniel Barenboim and performed as soloist with such orchestras as the Berlin, Vienna, New York, Israel, and Los Angeles Philharmonics;… Read More


Alcina - "Tornami a vagheggiar", Ying Fang
Marc Minkowski with Ying Fang - Fauré: Messa da Requiem
Social Series

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