Allison Hai-Ting Chinn
American mezzo-soprano Allison Hai-Ting Chinn performs in a wide range of styles and venues, from Purcell to Pierrot Lunaire, Cherubino to “The King & I”, J.S. Bach to P.D.Q. Bach. She was featured in the revival and tour of Philip Glass’s “Einstein on the Beach”, performed at venues around the world from 2011–2014, and she is currently singing the role of Belle in Glass’s “La Belle et la Bête”, also on tour. She starred in The Wooster Group’s first opera, “La Didone” (music of Francesco Cavalli), an experimental retelling of the Dido and Aeneas story set in and against a Sci-Fi movie from the 1960s. An avid advocate of new music, she has premiered works by Conrad Cummings, Renée Favand-See, Yoav Gal, Fred Ho, Tariq O’Regan, Matthew Schickele, Stefan Weisman, and Du Yun. She has appeared with New York City Opera, The Wooster Group, OperaOmnia, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Waverly Consort; and on the stages of Carnegie Hall, the Mann Center in Philadelphia, the Edinburgh Festival, the Verbier Festival, and London’s West End.
As of January 2016