Lucy Zhao


born in Beijing, is a Chinese lute pipa player and performed as a member of the pipa orchestra at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. At China Conservatory, Lucy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in pipa and participated in the conservatory orchestra tours to the United States, South Korea, and numerous Chinese cities. She gave a graduation concert at Beijing Opera Theater Zhengyici in the summer of 2015. The next year, Lucy moved to Vienna to study cultural management and has since actively participated with the ensembles and orchestras as well as free improvisation sessions in Europe. She also performed as a soloist with the concerts at the Old Town Hall Vienna and Mozarthaus Vienna in 2018 and 2019. After graduation, Lucy will work in the music industry in Berlin and participate in a project at the Berlin Festival in Martin-Gropius-Bau in 2020 and ARTE Concert in 2021.

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