Hong Kong soprano, Yuki Ip’s major performances include being the featured soloist with José Carreras for the inaugural season of the National Centre of the Performing Arts, Beijing, China; Nedda in R. Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci and Cio-Cio San in G. Puccini’s Madame Butterfly with MusicaViva, Hong Kong, and soprano soloist in her European debut at the Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy in G. Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. Miss Ip was the soprano soloist in J.S. Bach’s B Minor Mass and Haydn’s Die Schöpfung under the baton of Maestro Helmuth Rilling.
Recently she performed as soprano soloist in Xian Xinghai’s Yellow River Cantata with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra; soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas McGegan. H. Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 in Verona and Cremona, Italy; and was guest soloist at the Shanghai World Exposition with Shanghai Opera House Orchestra and Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen with Le French May Festival Hong Kong.
Other operatic roles include Mimi in G. Puccini’s La Boheme under the direction of Bruno Aprea; Juliette in C. Gounod’s Roméo and Juliette under the direction of Paolo Olmi; Sophie in J. Massenet’s Werther, with Opera Hong Kong; Rose Maurrant in Kurt Weill's Street Scene with Singapore Lyric Opera; Gretel in E. Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel with the Singapore Lyric Opera and Suor Genovieffa in G. Puccini’s Suor Angelica at the Macau International Arts Festival.
Ms. Ip is currently adjunct voice faculty for Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong Chinese University, and Hong Kong Baptist University.