Chinese soprano Meigui Zhang will make her Met debut during the 2019–20 season singing the Bloody Child in Macbeth, and later in the season, she will sing Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro. She sang the role of Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress at Mannes School of Music and made her debut with the Merola Opera Program in the summer of 2018 in the same role while participating in the Bel Canto at Caramoor Young Artists Program. Previously, she studied at the Chautauqua Institute, where she sang Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. Her other roles include Despina in Così fan tutte, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, and Juliette in Roméo et Juliette. She performed the role of Lucia in the Asian premiere of The Rape of Lucretia with the Tianjin Grand Opera in China. She earned her master’s degree from Mannes School of Music and completed her bachelor’s degree at Shanghai Conservatory and Sichuan Conservatory.
Bloody Child in Macbeth, 2019