Louise Kwong is a soprano at the Young Artist Programme of Rome Opera House in Italy from 2018-2019. She is a graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Dutch National Opera Academy, the Conservatory of Amsterdam and the Royal College of Music of London.
Louise’s sung operatic roles include Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème, Cio-cio-san in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen, Liù in Puccini’s Turandot, Santuzza in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Nedda in Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, Anna in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, La Contessa in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte and First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberfloete.
Louise debuted at the Rome Opera House in Italy as the role of Mimì in La Bohème, Micaela in Carmen and The First Lady in Die Zauberflöte in 2018. In Asia, Louise debuted at the National Centre of Performing Arts in Beijing as the title role Rita in the opera The Dawn Here is Quiet and was well received. Louise Kwong is the prize winner of numerous international singing competitions, including the 2nd prize, Audience prize and the Best Soprano prize in the 18th International Singing Competition Ferruccio Tagliavini in Austria. Louise’s artistic achievement was recognized by the Hong Kong SAR Government and she was awarded with the Young Artist Award in Music (2014) and in the Commendatory Scheme of the Secretary of Home Affairs (2015).
Her upcoming engagements include performing with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in “Sounds of Hong Kong” concerts in Nov 2019 and Beethoven’s aria “Ah! Perfido” in March 2020 under the baton of Jaap van Zweden.