Although Ee-Ping has been residing in London since 1992, she maintains a close bond with Singapore often returning home as a guest artist performing with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Singapore Lyric Opera. She was awarded the prestigious 2001 Singapore Young Artist’s Award. Most recently, she sang in the opening of the 2013 Singapore Arts Festival in the world premiere of Mark Chan’s operaretta - Jadebird.
In Europe, she has been a prize-winner at many competitions including the Lieder Prize in the Julian Gayarre International Competition, the Royal Overseas League Music Competition and the National Mozart Competition.
About Ee Ping
Ee-Ping is one of the leading pioneers of Singapore’s new generation of sopranos. She trained initially as a pianist at the Guildhall School of Music and subsequently studied opera/voice at the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst there, she was awarded the highest accolade of the Dame Eva Turner Scholarship.
She made her debut at the London’s South Bank singing the title role of ‘Mimi’ in Puccini’s La Boheme with the British Youth Opera. Since then she has sung all over Europe and Asia with companies including Mid-Wales Opera, London City Opera, IMG, London Handel Festival, Buxton Festival Opera, Co-Opera Ireland, Grassington Festival, Les Azuriales Festival and the Singapore Lyric Opera.
Ee-Ping also dedicates part of her time to developing and nurturing the next generation of singers.
Other appearances include concerts with the Warsaw Philarmonic, Pablo Sarasate Orchestra, Pacific Music Festival Orchestra and Chamber Academy Orchestra.