Angela Yam joins the New York City Ballet in Summer 2022 as the Soprano Soloist (Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream). With Opera Saratoga, Yam performed as Johanna (Sondheim: Sweeney Todd), the Soprano Soloist (Rossini: Petite messe solennelle), and covered Elder (Lembit Beecher: Sky on Swings).
Yam’s 2022-23 season includes the live premiere of Breyer’s Requiem at Carnegie’s Stern Hall, the Soprano Soloist in Koffinke’s The Five Elements, Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s The Night Falls (co-produced by the American Opera Project, BalletCollective, and PEAK Performances at Montclair State University as part of the Guggenheim Works & Process art series), and Fractured Voices, a new opera with White Snake Project in response to the rise in anti-Asian hate crimes.
In the 2021-22 season, Yam joined Santa Fe Opera as an Apprentice Singer, performing Cobweb (Britten: A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and covering Agave (John Corigliano: Lord of Cries, world premiere). Yam debuted as a “wickedly funny and talented” Clorinda (Rossini: La Cenerentola) with Fargo-Moorhead Opera, also performing Bastienne (Mozart: Bastien & Bastienne) and Jazz Trio (Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti).
A California native, Yam made her professional debut with Opera Modesto as Mary Crawford (Dove: Mansfield Park). She holds a Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory (2021), where she performed as Blanche de la Force (Poulenc: Dialogues of the Carmelites), the Coloratura Soprano (Argento: Postcard from Morocco), Calisto (Cavalli: La Calisto), and the Soprano Soloist (Haydn’s Die Schöpfung).