ˇ@ Alex Ip, Bass

Alex Ip, bass, a native of Hong Kong, has studied voice with numerous masters, including the world-renowned bass-baritone Mr. Sze Yi-kwei (Rochester Eastman School of Music), famed vocal educator Madame Zhou Xiao-yan (Shanghai Conservatory of Music), and Chinese-American baritone Mr. Zhou Zheng and soprano Ms. Gao Man-hua (Shanghai Conservatory of Music). Alex obtained his professional degrees from Oxford University, Caltech and Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, and received his LRSM Diploma in Singing from ABRSM (Royal Schools of Music).

Alex is an active member on the stage ˇV he has sung such roles as Figaro in Marriage of Figaro, Papageno in Magic Flute, Monterone in Rigoletto, Duke in Romeo and Juliet, Page in Roberto Devereux, and has performed in opera productions including Aida, La Boheme and Madama Butterfly. Alex is also an active concert artist and has sung as soloist in Handelˇ¦s Messiah, Mozartˇ¦s Requiem and Haydnˇ¦s Nelson Mass etc. Alex has performed with a variety of groups including the San Francisco Pocket Opera, Opera Hong Kong, Shanghai International Festival of Chorus, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, San Francisco Voices of the Valley, Caltech Glee Club and Oxford Bach Choir. Alex was the recipient of the first prize awards in Hong Kong Music Festival, under both the menˇ¦s voice and open group sections.


Selected recent performances:
- Rigoletto, Verdi, Monterone, San Francisco Pocket Opera
- Roberto Devereux, Donizetti, Page, San Francisco Pocket Opera
- Romeo and Juliet, Gounod, Duke, Opera Hong Kong
- Voice Recital, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
- Messiah, Handel, International Festival of Chorus
- Requiem, Mozart, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra
- Marriage of Figaro, Mozart, Figaro, SF Voices of the Valley
- Magic Flute (excerpts), Mozart, Papageno, SF Voices of the Valley

Selected recent articles:
- San Francisco Classical Voice
- Shanghai Evening News

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