Jingjing Xu

Jingjing Xu is a Chinese mezzo-soprano born in 1999. She recently finished her Master’s degree at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, Montreal, where she studied with Annamaria Popescu, Michael McMahon, and Esther Gonthier. In 2022, she made her operatic debut in the title role of Handel’s Orlando with Opera McGill at the age of 22. In 2023, she won the Wirth Vocal Prize. In addition to opera, Xu has a passion for art songs. In the summer of 2023, she attended the Franz-Schubert-Institut. Her recent performances include Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle as the alto solo in a gala concert organised by Société d’art vocal de Montréal. Wu and Montreal-based pianist Christopher Knopp have been working together as a duo since 2021.

born in 1999



pianist: Christopher Knopp


Preliminary round

R. Strauss

Der Rosenkavalier: Wie du warst! Wie du bist!

J.S. Bach

Christmas oratorio: Bereite dich, Zion

R. Schumann

Der Soldat

C. Debussy

Le Balcon


K. Saariaho


M. Ravel

Le Paon

Le Martin-Pêcheur

La Pintade

R. Schumann

Aus den Hebräischen Gesängen

H. Wolf


P. Tosti

L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra

R. Strauss

Ariadne auf Naxos: Sein wir wieder gut


G. Meyerbeer

Les Hugenots: Nobles seigneurs, salut!

V. Bellini

I Capuleti ed i Montecchi: Se Romeo t’uccise un figlio

Competition performances

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