©️Johannes Ifkovits
©️Johannes Ifkovits

Jinxu Xiahou

– World management –

In the current season Jinxu Xiahou will return to Teatro alla Scala as Malcolm in Verdi’s Macbeth and give his debut as Don José (Carmen)  as well as in Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.


In the 2021/22 season Jinxu Xiahou made his house debuts at the Opéra national de Paris as Pong in the new production of Puccini’s Turandot, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel and at La Scala in Milan as Tebaldo in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi. The same season he returned to Milan as Scaramuccio (Ariadne) and sang Ismaele (Nabucco) at the Oper im Steinbruch St. Margarethen.  


In the 2020/21 season, Jinxu Xiahou appeared as Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) at the Vienna State Opera and as Roldolfo (La bohème) at the National Theater Mannheim.
His house debut as Pong at the Salzburg Easter Festival was unfortunately cancelled due to the Corona pandemic.


Between 2012 and 2020 Jinxu Xiahou was a member of the ensemble at the Vienna State Opera and sang roles like Nemorino, Rodolfo, Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola), Conte d’Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Ernesto (Don Pasquale), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Malcolm und Macduff (Macbeth), Fenton (Falstaff), Sänger (Rosenkavalier), Sänger (Capriccio), Voice of a young sailor (Tristan und Isolde), Cassio and Rodrigo (Otello), Ismaele and Abdallo (Nabucco), Narraboth (Salome) an other roles of the lyric tenor repertoire. Further he sang a gala concert alongside KS Edita Gruberova with the Vienna Philharmonics under the baton of Marco Armiliato.

He made his debut at the Wiener Musikverein in May 2017 doing a recital with songs by Schubert and Strauss as well as works by Tosti, Rossini and Leoncavallo.


Jinxu Xiahou was born in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong in 1990. The tenor began his studies at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing (China) in 2008. Since 2015 he has been studying with Prof. Florian Boesch at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. He made his European debut in 2010 performing at the annual CLASSIC NIGHT in Zurich. He was a finalist in the prestigious international singing competition NEUE STIMMEN of the Bertelsmann Stiftung in Gütersloh in 2011 and won the third prize.

March 2022 – For the most recent biography please contact Iris Jedamski