"Silvana Chu is a remarkable young lady who possesses a warm, rich voice of great color and flair " - Lucine Amara (Metropolitan Opera Luminary)

"Mezzo Silvana Chu's Suzuki, restrained and servile until her protective drama of Act 3 with its fine trio" - New London(CT)

"Silvana Chu, a touching nurse in Romeo et Juliette" - South China Morning Post



English Bio 中文簡歷

  
      Silvana Chu has appeared in opera, oratorio, and contemporary productions in the United States and Asia. She has performed with conductors Lucy Arner, Will Crutchfiled, Stephen Stubbs, and Tania Leon. She has sung for New Jersey Verismo Opera, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Seattle Vespertine Opera, Opera Hong Kong, Caramoor Music Festival, American Opera Project, New York Foundation of the Arts, Asia Society of New York, Sacramento Symphony and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

        Ms. Chu was featured as Mezzo soloist in the Mozart Coronation Mass at Lincoln Center Avery Fisher Hall, and the Beethoven Choral Fantasy at Carnegie Hall. Other Solo works include Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Purcell's Fairy Queen, Beethoven's Symphony NO. 9, as well as Mozart’s Requiem. Her operatic roles include “Suzuki” in Madama Butterfly, “Mary” in The Flying Dutchman, “Abbess and Monitor” in Suor Angelica, and “Orlofsky” in Die Fledermaus.

       Ms. Chu received her Bachelor’s degree in Music at the University of the Pacific and Master’s degree in Music at the Manhattan School of Music.

女中音朱佩舜生於香港, 五歲開始學習鋼琴。曾與加州尤巴城室樂團演出卡巴列夫斯基的D大調第三鋼琴栛凑曲。她在美國加州太平洋大學考取音樂學士學位, 並紐約曼克頓音樂學院獲取音樂碩士學位。 在歌劇演藝上, 她曾與美國新澤西州寫實歌劇團和康乃迪克州歌劇院演出 “蝴蝶夫人中的鈴木”, “修女安潔麗卡” 的女修道院院長, “漂泊的荷蘭人” 的瑪麗。朱氏也曾與香港歌劇團及香港管弦樂團在香港文化中心首演歌劇 “羅密歐與朱麗葉” 的褓姆葛楚特。在巴洛克歌劇中, 朱氏曾演出三部韓德爾歌劇包括 “艾里唐特”中的薄琳尼素”, “阿爾西那” 的巴拉達曼提, “亞特蘭大” 的以拉利, 和作曲家菩賽爾”印度女王”中的男孩角色” 。其餘歌劇還包括“費加洛婚禮中的凱魯比護“, “女人皆如此” 的朵拉貝拉, “蝙蝠” 的歐羅夫斯基王子,及史蒂芬·桑坦的百老匯歌劇 “在森林中” 的後母。

朱氏在音樂會中曾多次擔任女中音獨唱。她在紐約林肯中心艾利費雪音樂廳首演莫扎特 “加冕彌撒曲”, 也在卡內基音樂廳首演貝多芬“合唱幻想曲” 。

此外作品包括韋瓦的 “榮光頌”, 巴赫的 “聖馬太受難曲”, 韓德爾的 “彌賽亞”, 莫扎特的 “安魂曲”, 貝多芬的“C大調彌撒曲”, 更在紐約為中國作曲家黃安倫的“生命的讚歌”擔任女中音獨唱。

朱佩舜也活躍於現代音樂的演出。 她曾首演多部美國現代歌劇。 作品包括美國作曲家莎拉馬托克斯的“哈特山”, 作曲家皮斯利的 “戈文爵士與綠騎士”, 菲律賓作曲家伊瓦拉的 “香格里拉”, 中國作曲家金湘的 “美麗的勇士”, 和及日本作曲家原嘉壽子的 “那須与一” 。

PUCCINI
Suzuki Madama Butterfly
Abbess, Monitor Suor Angelica
VERDI
Giovanna Rigoletto
GOUNOD
Gertrude Romeo et Juliette
WAGNER
Mary Der fliegende Holländer
STRAUSS
Orlofsky Die Fledermaus
HANDEL
Bradamante Alcina
Polinesso Ariodante
Irene Atalanta
PURCELL
Indian Boy Indian Queen
MOZART
Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro
Dorabella Cosi fan tutte
CONTEMPORARY PRODUCTIONS
Shangri-La (American Opera) Susie Ibarra
Heart Mountain (American Opera) Sarah Mattox
Nasu no Yoichi (Japanese Opera) Kazuko Hara
Sir Gawain & the Green Knight
(American Opera )
Richard Peaslee
The Floating Box (American Opera) Jason Kao Hwang
Easter Cantata (Oratorio) Huang An Lun