Mezzo-soprano Nian Wang is a second year San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow who made her San Francisco Opera debut in 2015 as Ascanius in The Trojans, followed by performances of the Second Lady in the 2015-2016 Season production of The Magic Flute. She participated in the 2014 Merola Opera Program where she was featured in the Schwabacher Summer Concert. At the Curtis Institute of Music, her credits include the title roles of La Cenerentola and Rinaldo, Romeo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Kate in Owen Wingrave, Siébel in Faust, Mother Jeanne in Dialogues des Carmélites, Laura in Iolanta, Lucilla in La scala di seta and the First Witch in Dido and Aeneas.
Other credits include Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro with the Beijing National Center for the Performing Arts; Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann with the Martina Arroyo Foundation; Chinese Tea Cup, Female Cat, Shepherd, and Squirrel in L'Enfant et les Sortilèges at Bard College. Wang also performed in the Dawn Upshaw and Donnacha Dennehy Young Artist Concert at Carnegie Hall, and she received fourth prize in the 2012 Opera Columbus Irma M. Cooper Vocal Competition and the 2013 Opera Index Encouragement Award.