Franco Kong

Franco Kong

Baritone
Bio: Franco Kong was born in a music family in China. He won a full scholarship to study at Singhai Conservatoire ( China) and obtained his B.A degree, After he won the Norman Gristwood scholarship to study the postgraduate course at Trinity College of Music London. His opera dabut was the Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.He has won several awards in China & the UK.He worked with Wexford Festival Opera,Dublin Grand Opera,Birminham Opera Co, Chelsea Opera Group, English Touring Opera, English Festival Opera, Almeida Opera, British Youth Opera, Clonter Opera farm, Garsington Opera, New Sussex Opera, Ahmadi Music Group ( Kuwait ), Focus Opera and London Opera player, Midland Opera ect. His operatic roles appearances include Title role of Rigoletto in Rigoletto,Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Ebn-Hakai in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Marcello & Schaunard in La Boheme, G Germont in La Traviata, Yamadori in Madama Butterfly,Ping in Turandot, Ostasio & Captain in Francesca da Rimini,Oldrich Rockycansky & Town Crier in The Brandenburger in Bohemia, Polyphemus in Acis & Galatea, Gianni Schicchi ( tittle role ) Orest in Electra, Zurga in Pearl Fishers ( Kuwait ) title role of  Don Pasquale ect.He has created the role of Casper in Joe Carpenter & Son.While he did many recitals & Oratorios in UK, Ireland & Kuwait.  Future engagements enclude the Role of Marcello in La Boheme ( March 2016), the title role of Rigoletto ( March 2016 ), the title role of Don Pasquale ( April 2016 ),the tittle role of Macbeth ( May 2016 ) Role of Pluto in Hippolyte et Aricie ( June 2016 ) and Leporello in Don Giovanni July 2016. Concert series in London with Roma Opera (September 2016). Solo recital in San Tao City, China (December 2016). the role of Scarpia in Tosca ( February 2017).
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Bio: Franco Kong was born in a music family in China. He won a full scholarship to study at Singhai Conservatoire ( China) and obtained his B.A degree, After he won the Norman Gristwood scholarship to study the postgraduate course at Trinity College of Music London. His opera dabut was the Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.He has won several awards in China & the UK.He worked with Wexford Festival Opera,Dublin Grand Opera,Birminham Opera Co, Chelsea Opera Group, English Touring Opera, English Festival Opera, Almeida Opera, British Youth Opera, Clonter Opera farm, Garsington Opera, New Sussex Opera, Ahmadi Music Group ( Kuwait ), Focus Opera and London Opera player, Midland Opera ect. His operatic roles appearances include Title role of Rigoletto in Rigoletto,Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Ebn-Hakai in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Marcello & Schaunard in La Boheme, G Germont in La Traviata, Yamadori in Madama Butterfly,Ping in Turandot, Ostasio & Captain in Francesca da Rimini,Oldrich Rockycansky & Town Crier in The Brandenburger in Bohemia, Polyphemus in Acis & Galatea, Gianni Schicchi ( tittle role ) Orest in Electra, Zurga in Pearl Fishers ( Kuwait ) title role of  Don Pasquale ect.He has created the role of Casper in Joe Carpenter & Son.While he did many recitals & Oratorios in UK, Ireland & Kuwait.  Future engagements enclude the Role of Marcello in La Boheme ( March 2016), the title role of Rigoletto ( March 2016 ), the title role of Don Pasquale ( April 2016 ),the tittle role of Macbeth ( May 2016 ) Role of Pluto in Hippolyte et Aricie ( June 2016 ) and Leporello in Don Giovanni July 2016. Concert series in London with Roma Opera (September 2016). Solo recital in San Tao City, China (December 2016). the role of Scarpia in Tosca ( February 2017).
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Repertoire

Composer & WorkRoleProductions
Beethoven
Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minorBaritone solo1
Bizet
CarmenZuniga1
Escamillo1
Les Pêcheurs de perlesZurga1
Brahms
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45 (German Requiem)Baritone solo1
Donizetti
Don PasqualeDon Pasquale1
Fauré
RequiemBaritone solo1
Ho
Buddha and the Monkey KingThe Dragon King/Yin Kaishan1
Händel
Acis und GalateaPolyphemus1
MessiahBASS SOLO1
Mahler
Lieder eines fahrenden GesellenBaritone solo1
Mozart
Don GiovanniLeporello1
Le nozze di FigaroCount Almaviva1
Puccini
Gianni SchicchiGianni Schicchi1
La bohèmeMarcello2
Madama ButterflyYamadori1
TurandotPing1
Rameau
Hippolyte et AriciePluto1
Rossini
Il barbiere di SivigliaFiorello2
Smetana
The Brandenburgers in BohemiaOldrich Rokycansky1
Strauss,R
ElektraOrest1
Tchaikovsky,P
IolantaEbn-Hakai1
Verdi
La traviataGiorgio Germont1
MacbethMacbeth2
Messa da RequiemBASS SOLO1
RigolettoRigoletto1
Zandonai
Francesca da RiminiOstasio & Captain1