Heralded for his “powerfully expressive voice” (Washington Post, May 2009), Stephen Ng is known as an opera, oratorio, recital, and new music performer. On the operatic stage, he was featured as the tenor soloist with Amsterdam’s De Nederlandse Opera, in the staged version of Stravinsky’s Threni, directed by renowned Peter Sellars.
As a soloist, Stephen has performed all the major works of J. S. Bach, Handel’s Messiah, as well as major oratorios. His portrayal of the Evangelist in Bach’s Passions has received much acclaim, and he has performed with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, The Bach Choir of Bethlehem, Seattle Baroque Orchestra, etc.. Stephen’s other engagements include performing with Festival Internacional Cervantino, Theatre of Voices, Schönberg Ensemble, Tanglewood Music Festival, Berklee College of Music, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, working with conductors such as James Levine, Nicolas McGegan, Paul Hillier, Reinbert de Leeuw, and J. Reilly Lewis.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Stephen received his Doctor of Music at Indiana University and his Master of Music at Boston’s New England Conservatory. From 2002-2010 he served as an Associate Professor of Voice at Florida’s Stetson University. Currently he is on the voice faculty at the West Chester University of Pennsylvania.