Jessica Chen Hsing An

Dr. Jessica Chen Hsing An earned a D.M.A. in Vocal Performance from the University of Californa, Los Angeles and is the head of vocal studies at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). After seven years as a mezzo-soprano, she has developed her career as a soprano through the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana. Major roles include the title role in Puccini’s Turandot, the title role in Verdi’s Aida, Donna Elvira from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Brünnhilde from Wagner’s Die Walküre, Madame de Croissy from Poulenc’s Dialogues des carmélites, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mahler’s eighth symphony and Beethoven’s ninth symphony. Major performances include the Thai Princess’ birthday celebration, the King of Malaysia’s charity concert, the Singapore Lyric Opera’s twentieth anniversary concert, the Taiwanese 100th anniversary National Celebration Day, NAFA’s 75th anniversary concert as well as engagements at the Singapore Lyric Opera and Opera UCLA.