A native of Hong Kong, Jessie is a soprano based in London and she completed her Master of Music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and gained her Master in Opera at Conservatori Liceu, Barcelona.
In 2016, Jessie was a Britten-Pears Young Artist and a iSing! Suzhou Young Artist. She has also been named as a Concordia Artist for the 2015-2016 season. She sang in Masterclasses with Thomas Allen, Dame Ann Murray, Roger Vignoles, Barbara Frittoli and Mariella Devia.
As an award winning artist, Jessie was awarded the 1st Prize, Gitanilla Prize and Leoncavallo Prize in 2016 Antonio Bertolini Competition. In the same year, she received the 3rd Prize in the Coop Music Award Grand Finale in Milan, Italy, as well as the 3rd Prize from 2016 Yokohama International Music Competition in Japan.
Operatic appearances include Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Patras Municipal and Regional Theatre (Greece), Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte with Porcupine Productions (UK), Lyric Opera Studio Weimar (Germany) and Conservatori Liceu, Anna Reich in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor at Theatre Rudolstadt, title role in Alcina with New London Opera Players and Corilla in Viva la Mamma with Jerusalem Vocal Arts Festival. As an enthusiastic concert singer, she has given concerts and recitals in venue such as Teatro Dal Verme (Milan), Auditorium Gaber Pirelli (Milan), Southwark Cathedral (London) and Leoncavallo Museum (Brissago).
Jessie also has a strong interest in contemporary opera. In August 2018 she played the role of Susie with Mosaic Production in Between Constellations by Ruth Chan and performed the Red Seed written by Sayan Kent. In 2018 – 19 Season, she appeared as Elvira in L’Italiana in Algeri and concert tour with Festival de Bardi (Netherlands) in June. Newly appointed as the Asian Programming Director of Opera Prelude, she just gave her first lecture recital: Conflict of Love and Duty – Daughters of the Regiment at Cadogan Hall in October. Upcoming engagements include concerts with Opernwerkstatt am Rhein in Merzig and Gilda (Rigoletto) with Festival de’ Bardi in December 2021.
Jessie is grateful to the generous support of Frima and Zeev Markus Bursary 2017, Bourse Michelle 2015 and 2017 Help Musicians UK Transmission Fund.
Last Update: Jun 2021