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Soprano Xu Lei is now earning equal attention both from the western and the eastern opera world. She has been hailed by music weekly and Xinmin Evening News (China) as “A rising star all have to watch”. She has most recently been featured in Houston Grand Opera’s production of Bound composed by HuangRuo, in which she sang the leading role Diane. She made her Met debut in 2009-2010 season as the First Priestess in the Met HD TV broadcast production of Iphigenie En Tauride, where she performed with such artists as Plácido Domingo and Susan Graham.