A native of Jinan, China, tenor Yi Li recently completed his first season with Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. He received his Artist Diploma from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. He joined San Francisco Opera’s Merola Opera Program, studied at International Vocal Arts Institute (Canada) and participated in Opera Studio Nederland in Amsterdam. In 2012 he won third prize at the Central Region finals for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and received prizes from the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation and Gerda Lissner Foundation. He was Musical America’s “New Artist of the Month” for March 2012.
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