Yu Shao
China, °1986
 
VOICE 2014 : Fourth Prize
- Tenore -

Yu Shao was trained at the Shanghai Conservatory and then at the Conservatoire Régional d’Aubervilliers in France. He is currently studying at the Queen Elisabeth Musical Chapel under the tutelage of José Van Dam. He is also taking part in master classes with Helmut Deutsch. In 2011, he became a regular tenor in the Radio France choir. On stage, he has played Orfeo (Orfeo by Monteverdi), Lindbergh (Vol sur l’Océan by Weill), Mercure (Orphée aux Enfers by Offenbach) and Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart). In 2013, he performed in a recital at the Marc Chagall Museum in Nice. This year, he sang in the Royal Palace (Brussels) in Pulcinella (by Stravinsky) with the la Monnaie/de Munt Symphony Orchestra, directed by Ludovic Morlot.

Teachers

Conservatoire de Shanghai 2004-2008
Conservatoire regional de La Courneuve Aubervilliers 2008-2011
La Chapelle Musicalle Reine Elisabeth 2012-

Degrees

Licence 2008
DEM 2011
Video
Final 2014 : Yu Shao
Semi-final 2014: Yu Shao
Audio
Programme
Final (31/05/2014)
Joseph Haydn Und Gott schuf den Menschen - Mit Würd und Hoheit angetan (Die Schöpfung Hob. XXI:2)
Otto Nicolai Horch, die Lerche singt im Hain (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Edouard Lalo Puisqu'on ne peut fléchir - Vainement, ma bien aimée (Le Roi d'Ys)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (Die Zauberflöte)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Kuda, kuda vy udalilis (Evgeny Onegin)
Yu Shao, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Roland Böer
Semi-final (20/05/2014)
Georg Friedrich Haendel Confort ye my people - Ev'ry valley shall be exalted (Messiah HWV 56)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wenn der Freude Tränen fliessen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail KV 384)
Hector Berlioz Au cimetière (D major) (Les nuits d'été op. 7)
Hector Berlioz L'île inconnue (F major) (Les nuits d'été op. 7)
Robert Schumann Sehnsucht nach der Waldgegend
Yu Shao, voice
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
First round (16/05/2014)
Otto Nicolai Horch, die Lerche singt im Hain (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
Benjamin Britten Since she whom I loved
Yu Shao, voice
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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