Acclaimed by Opera News as being ‘among the top accompanists of her generation,’ and ‘a coloristic tour de force,’ pianist Myra Huang regularly performs in recitals and chamber music concerts around the world. Among the notable venues where she has performed are Carnegie Hall, the Supreme Court, the Metropolitan Museum, Teatro alla Scala and the Metropolitan Opera House.
Ms Huang has served on the music staffs of the Washington National Opera and New York City Opera. Among the conductors she has worked with are James Conlon, Riccardo Frizza, Marco Armiliato, Richard Hickox, Christopher Hogwood, Daniel Oren, Robert Spano, Patrick Summers and Xian Zhang. From 2006 until 2008, she was a member of the music staff at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Spain where she worked closely with the company’s artistic director, Lorin Maazel and director Zubin Mehta. She works regularly with Plácido Domingo for his competition Operalia, held at opera houses around the world such as Teatro alla Scala, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Opera House of the National Grand Theatre in Beijing and Teatro Real in Madrid.
Of her recent discography, Winter Words with tenor Nicholas Phan was listed as as among the top classical recordings of 2011 in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Bay Area Reporter, Time Out magazine, and the New Yorker magazine.
Ms Huang has served as Head of Music at New York City Opera since the 2012–13 season.