Ms. Zhang will represent China in the 2023 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. She makes her Los Angeles Opera debut in Don Giovanni (Zerlina) and her debut with the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood in Così fan tutte (Despina). She also joins the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in J.L. Adams’ Vespers of the Blessed Earth. The 2022-2023 season features an exciting role debut as Euridice in San Francisco Opera’s Orfeo ed Euridice, her Atlanta Opera debut as Zerlina in Don Giovanni, and a return to the Metropolitan Opera covering Ilia in Idomeneo.
Previously, at the Metropolitan Opera, Ms. Zhang sang an “energetic, bright-voiced Thibault'' in Sir David McVicar’s Don Carlos under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin, as well as reprised her “warm, honeyed” Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro. She also made her triumphant debut at the San Francisco Opera starring in the lead role of Dai Yu in Bright Sheng’s The Dream of the Red Chamber. Additional roles performed include the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Despina in Così fan tutte, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Marzelline in Fidelio, and the title role in Roméo et Juliette.