Clinton Fung is a Malaysian-born Baritone currently working towards a Master of Arts (Advance Vocal Studies) at the Wales International Academy of Voice. Clinton holds a Master of Music (Vocal Studies) from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) and Postgraduate Diploma (Opera Studies) from the University of Waikato where he studied with Dame Malvina Major. He also gained his Bachelor of Music from the University of Otago majoring in Classical Voice Performance.
Clinton was twice nominated for the New Zealand National Young Performer of the Year Award and recipient of the 2016 Wallace Cooperation University of Waikato Blues Award. He was selected for the inaugural Dame Malvina Major Opera Programme. Clinton is also an alumnus of the New Zealand Opera School and New Zealand Singing School. He was a member of the New Zealand Opera Chorus, New Zealand Youth Choir and New Zealand Secondary Schools’ Choir. As a soloist, he has performed at venues including: the Royal Albert Hall (London), Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles), Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre (Auckland), and many more. Clinton was invited to perform for then New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English and the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during a high-profile visit to New Zealand.
Clinton’s notable operatic roles include: Walter (Die Dreigroschenoper, RCS), Le Gendarme (Les Mamelles de Tirésias, RCS, Lorenzo (I Capuleti e I Montecchi, Auckland Opera Studio), Filotete (Oreste, Auckland Opera Studio), Dan (The Bone Feeder, Auckland Arts Festival), Betto (Gianni Schicchi, Auckland Opera Factory), Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro, University of Waikato), Dulcamara (Elixir of Love, NZ Opera schools tour), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte, University of Otago), Waikato (This Other Eden, Otago Arts Festival), and Custom Official (La Bohème, NZ Opera).
Equally comfortable on the concert platform, Clinton has featured as a soloist in works including: Rutter’s Mass of the Children (City of Dunedin Choir), Bach Cantata BWV147, (Tauranga Civic Choir), Purcell’s Ode to St Cecilia (Handel Consort and Quire), Mendelssohn Vom Himmel Hoch and Hamilton’s What Sweeter Music (Premiere) (Pakuranga Choral Society), Hamilton’s Christmas Then and Now (Premiere) (Pakuranga Choral Society), Orff’s Carmina Burana (Pakuranga Choral Society).
ACTORS' CHURCH (COVENT GARDEN) - RECITAL
13:00 | 10th December 2021
St Paul’s Church
LA FORZA DEL DESTINO - ALCUNE
19:00 | 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th, February, 1st, 5th March 2022
St John's Church
North End Rd,
London SW6 1PB
DIE FLEDERMAUS - DR. FALKE
18th, 20th, 21st May 2022
Guildford Opera Company
The Electric Theatre,