Randall Wong’s solo work in opera, concert performances, and recitals has taken him from such far-flung places as Sydney to Juneau, AK: five continents in all. He has built a distinguished reputation specializing in both historically informed performances of Baroque and Classic period repertoire and contemporary music.
A number of operatic roles have been composed for Mr. Wong. With Houston Grand Opera he premiered Stewart Wallace's Where's Dick and Harvey Milk (reprised by New York City Opera and San Francisco Opera), and Meredith Monk's ATLAS. As a member of the Meredith Monk Ensemble he has participated in numerous theatrical and concert tours including ATLAS, The Politics of Quiet, and A Celebration Service.
He has sung in innumerable modern revivals of early operas including works by Handel, Mozart,
J. A. Hasse, and J. C. Bach, in many North American and European venues including Rome, Dresden, Stuttgart, Boston, Cologne, and San Francisco. He has given recitals in Sydney and Hong Kong and, as an ensemble member, toured Indonesia, South Africa, and Namibia.
As composer/designer/performer Mr. Wong's has created a number of miniature operas via grants and commissions from (among others) the San Francisco Arts Commission, Yerba Buena Center (SF), Zellerbach Foundation, American Composers Forum, Museum of Jurassic Technology (LA), Theatre Bay Area, California Arts Council, and the Chicago Humanities Festival.
He received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Stanford University. He currently serves as the Administrative Director for Young Imaginations, bringing music and dance back into the classroom.