HAO JIANG TIAN
HAO JIANG TIAN
Hao Jiang Tian, a native of Beijing, celebrating his 20th anniversary singing at the Metropolitan Opera, has earned worldwide recognition as one of today's most talented basso cantantes, and has sung over 1400 performances of 50 operatic roles worldwide. He is the founder and artistic director of iSING! International Young Artists Festival.
Hao Jiang Tian 田浩江
Hao Jiang Tian, born in Beijing, has sung over 1400 performances of 50 operatic roles worldwide. The only Chinese singer who has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera for 20 years in 26 operas, he has sung with legendary opera stars such as Pavarotti, Domingo, Te Kanawa, Fleming, Netrebko, among others. He has performed with many renowned opera conductors of today, such as Levine, Maazel, Mehta, Gergiev, Ozawa, among others. Tian has also been highly praised for his appearances in many international theaters such as the Staatsoper Berlin, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Arena di Verona, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, San Francisco Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Washington National Opera, and opera houses in France, Belgium, Spain, Holland, Portugal, Chile, Russia, Japan and China.
Tian’s credits in Chinese modern opera include a number of world premieres: the role of General Wang in Tan Dun’s THE FIRST EMPEROR at the Metropolitan Opera opposite Placido Domingo; the title role of Guo Wenjing’s POET LI BAI in Central City Opera, also reprised in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Rome; at the San Francisco Opera, the role of Chang in Amy Tan’s THE BONESETTER’S DAUGHTER; the title role in THE MEMORY PALACE OF MATTEO RICCI in Hong Kong; as Mr. Pan in LE PEINTRE, YU-LIN with the Taiwan Philharmonia in Taipei; as Liu Siye in Guo Wenjing’s opera RICKSHAW BOY at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing and most recently, in the title role in Tang Jianping's opera VOYAGE TO THE EAST - A FEARLESS BUDDHIST MASTER'S MISSION TO JAPAN at the world premiere in Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara and Osaka.
Video recording credits include Gomez’s IL GUARANY (Sony Classical), Tan Dun’s THE FIRST EMPEROR (EMI Classics), LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST and SIMON BOCCANEGRA (Deutsche Grammophon), all with Placido Domingo, his solo album of opera arias (Naxos) and his Chinese art songs, OVER THE OCEAN. Tian was nominated as a Principal Soloist for the 51st Grammy Award (2008) for Best Opera Recording of Tan Dun’s THE FIRST EMPEROR. His autobiography, co-authored with Lois B. Morris, “Along the Roaring River: My Wild Ride from Mao to the Met”, was published by Wiley and Sons as a Lincoln Center Book. A PBS special, based on this book, was made in 2009 and aired nationwide. CNN featured him and his one-man show Sing Brother Sing in "Talk Asia" in 2012.
Highlights of his 2018-2019 season include singing opera John Magee / THE DIARIES OF J. RABE at Berlin Staatsoper, Hamburg and Vienna; the title role of Monk Jianzhen at New York’s Lincoln Center, Aida at Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, Kublai Khan / MARCO POLO at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova, Italy and Commendatore / DON GIOVANNI with Opera Hong Kong, and a music theater work IN SEARCH OF TIME PAST in Los Angeles and New York. His recent engagements include Banquo / MACBETH with Placido Domingo in the title role at NCPA, Gremin / EUGENE ONEGIN at the Mariinsky Theatre, conducted by Valery Gergiev during the White Night Festival in St Petersburg; Oroveso / NORMA at NCPA; Ramfis / AIDA, with conductor Zubin Mehta; Liu Siye in RICKSHAW BOY in Genoa, Florence, and Turin; Fiesco/ SIMON BOCCANEGRA with Placido Domingo in the title role, Timur / TURANDOT at the Metropolitan Opera.
Tian received his master degree in voice from Lamont School of Music, Denver University which honored him as a distinguished alumnus with the Professional Achievement Award (2008) and the Arts and Humanity Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award (2014). A Committee of 100 member, Tian is the founder and artistic director of ISING! INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ARTISTS FESTIVAL, an initiative of introducing Mandarin as a lyric language to the opera world, and help young singers to develop their singing career.
In March, 2019, Tian received the BraVo Award for “The best classical male vocal artist” at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
田浩江是首位与美国大都会歌剧院连续签约长达20 年的中国歌唱家，并与世界各地三十多个重要歌剧院合作，演出超过1400 场次，饰演过50 多个歌剧角色， 是得到东西方歌剧界广泛尊重具有国际声誉的中国歌剧表演艺术家。
田浩江合作过的歌剧院包括：柏林国家歌剧院、德国科隆歌剧院、法国里昂歌剧院、意大利佛罗伦萨歌剧院、维罗纳歌剧院、那波里圣卡洛歌剧院、热那亚歌剧院、西班牙彼尔堡歌剧院、葡萄牙圣卡洛歌剧院、阿根廷科隆大剧院、智利国家歌剧院、美国芝加哥歌剧院、华盛顿歌剧院、旧金山歌剧院、加拿大多伦多国家歌剧院, 以及在荷兰、比利时、以色列、日本、新加坡等地歌剧院, 田浩江还长期与北京国家大剧院和中国主要的剧院以及交响乐团合作演出，这些演出实况大都在中国、美欧、亚洲的主要电视台和电台转播。
田浩江生于北京,1983 年赴美学习， 1987 年获丹佛大学声乐表演硕士学位， 2008 年获葛莱美奖提名， 2014 年获丹佛大学颁发的终身成就奖。田浩江担任编剧和主演的个人舞台剧《我歌我哥》, 于2012 年在北京国家大剧院首演，由美国CNN 电视台制作成专题节目播出。
田浩江2018/2019 的演出日程包括；在柏林德意志国家歌剧院演出原创歌剧《拉贝日记》，在意大利热那亚歌剧院演出歌剧《马可波罗》，还将在纽约林肯中心演出历史歌剧《鉴真东渡》，以及在香港演出莫扎特歌剧《唐璜》，他参与创作和主演的舞台剧《往事只能回味》将在洛杉矶和纽约公演。田浩江近年的主要演出包括：在纽约大都会歌剧院演出歌剧《图兰朵》，在北京国家大剧院与大师多明戈演出歌剧《麦克白》和《西蒙博卡涅拉》，并制作成高清DVD 发行。在俄国圣彼得堡受邀指挥大师捷杰耶夫参演了歌剧《尤金奥涅金》，并在纽约卡内基音乐厅举行了独唱音乐会，还在在北京国家大剧院与大师祖宾梅塔合作演出了歌剧《阿依达》。
田浩江是美国百人会会员,《纽约时报》在报导田浩江的专题文章中写到: “他 成功的原因在于他的经历，而他的经历本身就是歌剧”。由美国Wiley 出版社出版的田浩江英文自传《歌剧人生》， 作为美国纽约林肯表演艺术中心的书籍系列正式发行，并被西方600 多个图书馆收为藏书。田浩江是具有国际声誉的iSING! Suzhou国际青年歌唱家艺术节的创办人兼艺术总监，他在美国亚裔表演艺术中心还长期担任项目策划和制作人。田浩江于2019年3月在俄国《BraVo》艺术大奖颁发评选中获得“最佳歌剧男声”奖。