Biography
Soprano

He Wu was selected as a Young Artist at the National Opera Studio London, where she was supported by the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden). She studied with full scholarships at the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and Royal College of Music International Opera School.

On the concert platform she has worked as a soloist in Wiener Symphoniker with Philippe Jordan, Berlin Symphoniker with Lior Shambadal, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra. Performed at venues such as Royal Albert Hall, St John’s Smith Square, Holywell Music Room, Barbican Centre, Britten Theatre, National Center for Performing Arts (NCPA, Beijing), Poly Theatre, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Theater aan de Parade and Wigmore Hall.

Wu He’s major opera engagements include the lead role of Daiyu in the China première of the San Francisco Opera production ‘Dream of the red chamber’; Cio-Cio San in ‘Madam Butterfly’ at Iford Arts Festival; Receptionist in the world première ‘Between Worlds’ for English National Opera; Diana in ‘Giove in Argo’ at the London Handel Festival directed by Laurence Cummings; Susanna in ‘Le nozze di Figaro’ at the Opera North (NOS residency); and Amor in ‘Orfeo ed Eurydice’ at the Longborough Festival Opera. At the Royal College of Music Britten Theatre, she sang as Königen der Nacht in ‘Die Zauberflöte’; Marie in ‘La Fille du Régiment’; and Princesse & Le Feu in ‘L’enfant et les sortilèges’.
She has been invited as guest soloist at the International Opera Awards, and International Kammeroper Rheinsberg Schloss Opera Festival.

She won the Lies-Askonas Singing Competition, the Voice of China European Competition and the Michael Head Prize (English Song Competition). She has been awarded the ‘Annett Concert Prize’ at the 52nd IVC International Vocal Competition ’s Hertogenbosch and selected as a Samling Scholar. She was also a finalist in the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Competition, the Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition, and the Jette Parker Young Artist programme at Royal Opera House, Merola Opera programme at San Francisco Opera House.

Engagements in 2019 include Dew Fairy Hansel and Gretel and cover Belinda Dido and Aeneas for English National Opera.