Public Lecture: My Music Journey

15 May 2012

Public talk: Shu-Cheen Yu: My Music Journey

In this public talk, Shu-Cheen Yu will talk about her life as a performer from a Chinese opera/folk singer transforming into a Western opera singer, and how the music had brought the Eastern and Western worlds into one and set her in a unique position as a performer and also a cultural ambassador. She will also demonstrate how to integrate two different music styles and expand your musical spectrum to reach broad audience. This talk will benefit for general public who wish to understand more about Chinese music and also students who study music and performing arts.

Date: Thursday 24 May 6pm
Venue: LectureRoom 424, Education Building, University of Sydney
Booking: Free event, RSVP online at our events website.

Born in China, Shu-Cheen Yu began her career in Chinese traditional opera. Before migrating to Australia in 1987, Shu-Cheen was one of China's best folk singers. She released five successful albums. Her career in Australia has been equally impressive. She won international awards to New York, London and Vienna. Shu-Cheen has performed with Opera Australia and most State opera companies and orchestras. She has three best-selling CDs on ABC Classics: Lotus Moon, Willow Spirit Song and Serenade. Today she is widely regarded as an extraditionary ambassador for China and Australia.