Hong Kong-born mezzo-soprano, Anna Chan received training at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, and holds a Master’s degree in voice from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. During her study at HKAPA, she was a recipient of the Hong Kong Jockey Club scholarship and studied with Professor Nancy Yuen.
Chan was an invited artist at the Mdina Cathedral Contemporary Art Biennale in 2015 and presented a solo recital at the Church of St Peter in Chains in Malta. She sang the role of Mrs. Herring in Britten’s Albert Herring at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, which gained a fine review from Glyn Pursglove. She also covered Vera Boronel in Menotti’s The Consul at the Welsh National Opera.
Other operatic engagements in Hong Kong include Idamante in Idomeneo, Lucia of Cavalleria rusticana, Mercédès and Carmen in Carmen, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare and scenes as Charlotte in Werther, Old Lady in Candide, Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Auntie in Peter Grimes, Mistress Quickly in Falstaff. Chan’s oratorio credits include the alto solos in Mozart’s Requiem and Verdi’s Requiem with Hong Kong Oratorio Society. Her future engagement include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Hong Kong Oratorio Society.