Role Debut as Pamina at Glimmerglass
Helen makes her role and house debut as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute in a production directed by NJ Agwuna and conducted by Music Director Joseph Colaneri with costume design by Christelle Matou.
Announcing Semifinalsts for 2021 Lotte Lenya Competiton
Helen has been recently announced as one of the semifinalists for this year's Lotte Lenya Competition. 31 performers selected from a pool of 500 international contestants to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; star-studded panels of musical theatre and opera experts and previous Competition prizewinners to adjudicate the semifinals and finals.
"Exceptional clarity and dramatic, yet light tones..."
In a recent review by Rochester City News of 'Songs for a Day', an album featuring the music of Aristea Mellos (in collaboration with pianist Ada Arumeh Kim Lowery) "Soprano Helen Zhibing Huang sings with exceptional clarity and dramatic, yet light tones — giving the highly lyrical melodies a freeing, airy quality that belies the dark loneliness hinted at in the poetry."