Xinlei Yu

Chinese coloratura soprano Xinlei Yu studied in Wuhan and Mainz, during which time she participated in various master classes with Doreen DeFeis, James Hooper and Gerhard Kahryand and sang roles such as Queen of the Night, Adele, Cleopatra, Musetta and Liesgen. In August 2018, she appeared in the scholarship concert of the Richard Wagner Foundation in Bayreuth as winner of the Bayreuth scholarship. She appeared as guest at Staatstheater Mainz during the 2017/18 season as Tebaldo and Voice from Heaven in "Don Carlo" and performed in "Saint François d´Assise" by Olivier Messiaen at Staatstheater Darmstadt during 2018/19. This season, she will sing Queen of the Night in the Wiesbaden production of "Die Zauberflöte für Kinder".