Currently a principal singer of Kuala Lumpur City Opera (KLCO), Malaysian soprano Chi Mei Ho is known for her perceptive musicianship skills, fine sense of musical engagement and stylistic finesse in her singing. Prize winner of the 11th International Vocal Open Competition 2024 (Operatic Open Class), Chi Mei holds a Master of Music with distinction from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK) and a Fellow of Trinity College, London (FTCL) for producing a ‘fully professional level of stagecraft’ recital. Notable mentors that she has worked with are Cecilia Yap, Catherine Benson and Ian Lim.

In her earlier singing years, Chi Mei’s versatility makes her an adept chorister and was selected as a Malaysian representative to sing with the prestigious World Chamber Choir and World Youth Choir touring Sweden, Norway, Hong Kong, Macao, China, South Africa and Namibia. Notably, she performed at the exclusive Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony (2011) in Oslo, Norway.

As a soloist with a voice being described as having the ‘fluidity of liquid silver’, Chi Mei has numerous appearances in concerts, namely Gran Concerto Lirico in Rome (2024), Concerto di Amicizia – Malaysia e Italia by Embassy of Malaysia in Rome (2024), KLCO Opera Gala Spectacular (2023), Mozart’s The Great Mass in C Minor K.427 by Yin Qi (2019), Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy (2014, 2012) with Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) under the baton of Arnie Roth, amongst others. While in operatic roles, Chi Mei has sung as Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (2023), Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel & Gretel (2018), Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (2017), Papagena in Mozart’s The Magic Flute (2017) and Musetta in Puccini’s La Bohème (2016).