More about Francis
Hong Kong Tenor Francis Ng recently graduated cum Laude from the master programme from Codarts Rotterdam (Classical Singing), aka Rotterdams Conservatorium, under the tutelage of Dutch tenor Marcel Reijans. He is also an awardee of Hartman Award, an award for students graduating with exceptional performance. Francis obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Music with First-class Honour/ cum laude at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2018, where he studied with acclaimed Hong Kong baritone Caleb Woo, and where numerous performance and academic scholarships were awarded to him. Francis participated in several masterclasses, coached by Dongjian Gong, Carolyn Watkinson, Katharine Goeldner, Hans Eijsackers, Margreet Honig, Johannette Zomer, Henk Neven and more.
An active singer, Francis performed as concert solo with a number of groups back in Hong Kong while studying, including Hong Kong SingFest, Hong Kong Youth Choir, Cantabile, Chung Chi Choir, CUHK Student Orchestra, performing Cantatas of J.S. Bach, Handel’s Messiah and more.
Upon his arrival in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Francis has been invited by various groups to perform as a concert soloist. and his upcoming projects encompass music of Baroque to Post-Romanticism, including J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle, Puccini's Messa di Gloria and so on. Recently he made his operatic debut as Le Remendado in Opera Spanga's production of Bizet's Carmen.