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Upcoming Performance

Fearless Women of Song

Vocalists Sherry Shaoling and Shirley Xiao-Ling Wang

with Pianist Hui Wu

Sherry Shaoling, Vocalist
Sherry Shaoling
Vocalist
Shirley Xiao-Ling Wang, Vocalist
Shirley Xiao-Ling Wang
Vocalist
Hui Wu, Pianist
Hui Wu
Pianist

Sunday, March 24, 2024
3:00 pm / Logan House

at the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts
8585 Ojai-Santa Paula Rd. (in Upper Ojai)
Ojai, CA 93023

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A tribute to the enduring spirit of music, featuring the vocal talents of Sherry Shaoling and Shirley Xiao-Ling Wang accompanied by Hui Wu on piano. With a repertoire that includes pieces by Offenbach, Mozart, Rossini, Puccini and more, this enchanting performance promises to uplift and inspire. Don't miss this unique musical journey through the female voice!

Program:

Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Barcarolle) from Tales of Hoffmann - Offenbach
“Elle a fui, la tourterelle” from Tales of Hoffmann - Offenbach

“Un bel di” from Madama Butterfly - Puccini
“A Tribute to Clara Schumann: The Eternal Love Affair”
1. Clara Schuman: Sechs Lieder Op.13 (selections)
2. Robert Schuman: Frauenliebe und Leben Op.42 (selections)
3. Brahms Intermezzi Op. 118 No. 1-3 (piano solos)

The Flower Duet from Lakme - Delibes
Ave Maria - Schubert
O Mio Babbino Caro - Puccini

“Marguerite and Her Spirit Sisters”
1. Gretchen am Spinnrade - Schubert
2. L’altra Notte in Fondo Al Mare from Mefistofele - A. Boito

Mu Yang Qu - Traditional Chinese Music
Pamir, My Beautiful Home Land - Chinese Art Song
Lola from Damn Yankees
I Enjoy Being A Girl from Flower Drum Song
Nowadays (duet) from Chicago

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Meet the Artists!
A reception will be held immediately following the performance.

 

This performance is underwritten, in part, by the Monimos Foundation

 

BIOGRAPHIES
 

Sherry Shaoling, VocalistSherry Shaoling | Vocalist

Sherry Shaoling has been a musician throughout her life; studying piano at age 5, and violin at age 10. She went on her first Symphonic tour as a violinist throughout New Zealand and Australia in high school, and eventually went on to college to earn a degree in Biology under full scholarship from the Symphony at University of Hawaii.

Sherry then began to study voice, and won a scholarship to earn a degree in Vocal Performance from the Mae Z. Orvis Vocal Competition, and trained with the Young Artists Program at the Hawaii Opera Theatre where she sang the roles of Gretel in “Hansel and Gretel,” Mabel in “Pirates of Penzance,” and Papagena in “The Magic Flute.”

She has performed at the Wassermusik Festival in Berlin, the Hawaii Opera Theatre, the Seattle Symphony Benaroya Concert Hall and LA's renowned Walt Disney Concert Hall. She has acted in musical theatre, starring in productions of "The King and I," "Romance, Romance," "Chicago," "BatBoy," and is the lead singer for the Exotica band “Don Tiki.” 

Shirley Xiao-Ling Wang, VocalistShirley Xiao-Ling Wang | Vocalist

A native of Taipei, Taiwan, Xiao-Ling Wang is a University of Southern California graduate. She was a semi-finalist in the Premier International Opera Competition in New York (2022) and a finalist in the International Opera Singer's Competition of Chinese Heritage. She was a soloist in the Chinese Rising Stars Concert at Carnegie Hall.

As an operatic soprano, Ms. Wang has performed with Nickel City Opera West, Orlando Opera, Orlando Philharmonic, Central Florida Lyric Opera, First Coast Opera, Celestial Opera, Intimate Opera, and USC Opera Studio. Her operatic roles include Cio-Cio San, Aida, the Countess, Fiordiligi, Mrs. Alice Ford, Violetta, Mimi, Tosca, Liu, Nedda, Marguerite, Gretel, and Laetitia.

As a recitalist, Ms. Wang has been heard in California, Washington, Idaho, Boston, Long Island, and Florida. Notably, since 2016, she has created over 30 multimedia story-telling-based concerts in Central Florida and New York City.

She is currently on the roster of George Martynuk, Artist Management of New York.  

Hui Wu, PianistHui Wu | Pianist

Hui Wu, a "sparkling" pianist acclaimed by The New York Times and China Musical Weekly, is known for her innovative approach to contemporary and classical music. She has performed in significant venues and events, including the west coast premiere of Merrill Songs by Matthew Aucoin and multimedia projects in Los Angeles. Hui holds prestigious teaching positions at the Colburn Community School of Performing Arts, Moorpark College, and others, and is the Southern Festival Chair for the California Association of Professional Music Teachers. Educated at The Juilliard School and the University of Southern California, her instructors include notable names like Matti Raekallio and Jerome Lowenthal.

Hui's past seasons include solo recitals and master classes in China and Germany, and collaborations with various artists and composers. An avid chamber musician, she has participated in renowned festivals and founded ensembles like demitasse and trio E’Toile. As a composer, Hui has premiered her works globally and collaborated with numerous esteemed musicians.

Born in China, Hui began her musical journey at four, debuting at thirteen. She has won multiple competitions, including the Kosciuszko Chopin Competition and the Beverly Hills National Auditions.  

 

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