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Viola (Wing Lam) Cheung, born in Hong Kong, has made her successful debut to Mozart's Queen of the Night in the Netherlands in 2017. She was chosen as a Young Music Maker of Radio Television Hong Kong in 2015 and was awarded the scholarship of Best Student in Concentrated Studies by Hong Kong Baptist University in 2013.
Cheung is the prize winner in both fields of classical and popular singing and has been an active performer in Hong Kong and the Netherlands. She participated in opera productions, including Die Zauberflöte, Der fliegende Holländer, Madama Butterfly, Suor Angelica, La chanson de Fortunio, San Antonio de la Florida and Seconds of Fear. She has sung in masterclasses by Luciana Serra, Lynne Dawson, Roberta Alexander, Frans Huijts, Henk Neven, Marcel Reijans, Tobias Berndt and Lidia Vinyes Curtis.
With her passion in bringing inspirations from her classical backgrounds into different innovative forms of music, Cheung's master research, in which she explored the differences in vocal techniques in classical and modern genres of music, has been published by Codarts Rotterdam Conservatory. In the past two years, she has taken part in more than twenty premieres by composers in Classical, Jazz and popular music disciplines, including a leading role in Seconds of Fear by Kaori Neus in the Opera Forward Festival of Dutch National Opera and Stimmung II in Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam.
Graduated in from the Master of Classical Singing at Codarts Conservatory under the guidance of Charlotte Riedijk, Cheung continues with her second master degree in New Audience and Innovative Practice at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague with Noa Frenkel. She will take on a country tour with Silbersee and Toneelmakerij in an unexpectable opera production of De Toverfluit in the coming October. Cheung will also be singing the role of Liu in Puccini’s last opera of Turandot in 2020.