Song Zuying is the most famous soprano in China. She is the first – rank actress. She was graduated from the department of music and dancing of China Central Nationality University and the postgraduate class for national vocality of China Music College. During tens of several years of singing of Chinese national vocality, she has created and sung nearly a thousand of Chinese national songs and large amount of Chinese and foreign art songs and aria for opera. She was acted the Chinese Opera “Die in Sadness”, “Red Corel”, and the music play “Equator Rain”. She has sung a lot of Chinese songs, such as Spicy Girl, Happy Life, Love My China and Flying Songs on the Ground. Such songs are popular in the folk of China and the Chinese circulation in the world. Her fans are filled with the cities, villages and frontier shockaded villages in China.
In the mind of Chinese audiences, Song Zuying is the star of oriental art. She was born in the place which was the most romantic and legend and was eulogized by many poets in Chinese history – Wulingyuan in the western Hu’nan. That was a very beautiful place and a lot of outstanding talents and beautiful women were born there. It is a place where the immortals are living. Up till now there are a lot of fellowmen of Chinese minor nationalities which can sing and dance since childhood living. Among of them, Song Zuying is the descendent of Miao with most talents on singing and dancing.
Song Zuying is always combing the art pursuing of herself and the excellent national music in China, from her art works we can wee the trace of inheriting, expanding and re-creating of Chinese national vocality clearly. Her singing skills have been imposed the music skill of this times successfully and form the expression method of vocality art and the style of singing of herself. This is the important standard and the beautiful view in the modern national vocality art. In the recent years, she has been awarded many supreme awards in the various kinds of specialty music contest and the election of public opinion.
1ST Award of China Vocality Contest of Minor Nationality
Golden Award of MTV Contest of CCTV
Golden Award of the Nationality Group of “Most favorite singer” of CPB of China
1st Award of “Starlight Award” of China National Broadcasting and Television Department
The Award of Golden Disc of China
Award of Outstanding Contribution of Chinese National Vocality of CCTV
Award of Club for the opera of China
Artist of Moral and Ability, by China Ministry of Personnel and China Literature Association.
Award of Charity in China by China Department of People’s Affairs
Song Zuying has published many personal albums and videos, and she has published Happy Life – Photo Album of Song Zuying, Real Passion in the Music World – Selection of Songs by Song Zuying and Voices of a Hundred Years – The Classics of the Songs in the Chinese Films over a Century.
In the recent years, Song Zuying has visited Europe, Australia, USA, Canada and Southeastern Asia for the art interaction with China Art Delegation. In the World Cup held in Korea in 2002, Song was invited to sing representing the Chinese in the large scale vocal concert. In December 2002, as the culture ambassador for the 30th anniversary for the establishment of the diplomatic relation between China and Australia, she held the vocal concert “Prosperity” in Sydney, Australia successfully. In November 2003, she held the personal vocal concert in the Golden Hall in Vienna, Australia successfully.
At the same time of being successful in acting and art in China, Song Zuying also take part in the social public commonweal and charity activities actively. She has donated the most impressive “Project of Hope” in China and got a lot of social reputation. She was the representative of 9th NPC, now she is the member of 10th CPPCC, the standing member of China Youth Union, the executing member of China Women Union, the member of China Literature and Art Union and the agent of China Musician Association.
Song Zuying performed a duet with tenor Plácido Domingo at the 2008 Summer Olympics closing ceremony in Beijing. She also performs regularly on the Chinese Spring Festival Gala; in 2009, in addition to her own song, she sang a duet with Jay Chou.
Jay Chou, Plácido Domingo, and Lang Lang were guests in her 2009 summer concert at the Bird’s Nest in Beijing.