Pauline Huey-Fen Hsu 徐彗芬, Soprano
Pauline Huey-Fen Hsu 徐彗芬 is a Taiwanese soprano. She has received the title of “New Voice Rising Star” from the Association of Vocal Artists of Taiwan and was honored with a solo recital at the National Concert Hall in Taipei. Ms. Hsu has received many awards and scholarships in Taiwan, including prizes in The National Taiwan Student Music Competition, Taichung Student Music Competition, Nanhai Rotary Scholarship Awards Competition in Vocal Music, and Tunghai University’s Concerto Competition.
She has performed actively in the Tunghai Opera Theatre where she has sung many leading roles, including “Angelica” in Puccini’s Sour Angelica, “Yum-Yum” in Sullivan’s The Mikado, and “Une Pastourelle” and “La chauve-souris” in Ravel’s L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges. She has also appeared with many choruses and orchestras as a soloist, such as Tunghai University Luce Chapel Choir, Taipei Chinsui Chorus, Kaohsiung Natus Cantorum, Vox Nova Singers in New Jersey and Maryland, as well as the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra.
She is currently pursuing graduate studies in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy at The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, studying under the tutelage of Professor Ah Young Hong. Ms. Hsu made her Peabody Opera debut last fall in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, singing the role of “The Stepmother”. She also toured the greater Baltimore and Washington D.C. area this fall with Peabody Opera. She is honored to be selected to perform the soprano solo in Mozart’s Mass in Cminor, K.427, “The Great”, with Peabody Symphony Orchestra.
Source from Taiwan Culture Center
Posted in 06/2019