Su Yi Wen

Soprano Su Yiwen has performed on local stages on numerous occasions. According to the review from Straits Times, she has been hailed as the 'Chinese Nightingale' through her laudable performance. In April 2011, she was selected to attend an exchange programme with Tainan National University of the Arts and performed there. In August, she collaborated with the Central Conservatory of Music and performed in Lee Foundation Theatre. With NAFA Chorus performed Rays of Hope in Esplanade and sang West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein and chosen to be soloist in Lee Foundation Theatre. She collaborated with Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) for the opera Salome composed by Strauss in 2011, Mozart’s Don Giovanni in February 2012, Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in August 2012 and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in February 2013. Also, she sang the leading role Celidora of Mozart’s L’oca del Cairo for Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Opera Scenes (2011). She was invited to perform at the Esplanade Concourse on May 2012 and recently on December 2012. In addition, she had also a very positive review from audiences in her performance on September 2012 in Concert Series: Love Philosophy at Lee Foundation Theatre. In January 2012, she was invited to sing to Ms Angelika VIETS Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Singapore for Germany Bite-sized Exhibition in National Library Singapore. In January 2013, she was invited to sing in Singapore Lyric Opera’s Opera Bite-Sized talk. Recently, she collaborated with NAFA chamber ensemble to perform the masterpiece Pierrot Lunaire by Schoenberg.

Beside performances, she also won several prizes in competition. In 2011, she won 1st prize of Tan Ngiang Kaw / Tan Ngiang Ann Memorial Vocal Competition and recently won a 2nd runner up in Singapore Songs Singing Competition on December 2012.

Yiwen has completed her Diploma Course as diploma high scorer. Currently doing her Bachelor Degree at NAFA-RCM majoring in voice, she is under the tutelage of Lim Shieh-Yih. Yiwen is also the recipient of the Lee Foundation Bursary (Diploma) for Academic Year 2011/2012, the Tan Ngiang Kaw Music Merit Award for the Academic Year of 2009/2010 and Lee Foundation Entry Bursary (Degree) for Academic Year 2012/2013.