TSU, Vera

 TSU, Vera A renowned violinist of China. Professor of the Central Conservatory in Beijing. Jury member of many prestigious competitions worldwide, including Sion Valais International Violin Competition in Switzerland 2005, International Violin Competition in Monte-Carlo, Monaco 2007, the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels 2009 and 2012, the First International Violin Competition Buenos Aries 2010, the 11th Pablo Sarasate International Violin Competition in Spain September 2011 and the 14th International H. Wieniawski Violin Competition October 2011.
TSU’s recording of the Korngold and Goldmark violin concerti was warmly acclaimed by the music media: “TSU’s performances come near enough to the top of their respective rosters to earn a very high recommendation,” by Fanfare Magazine’s reviewer. BBC Music Magazine, meanwhile, proclaimed that TSU “proves a big-toned player with considerable fire…she plays with character, verve and heart.” “Technically and temperamentally, TSU is an excellent violinist,” commented Soundscapes Magazine, Australia, while the Strad launched her “consistently warm-toned and leisurely” performance. Her rendition of the Korngold concerto with the Hong Kong Philharmonic in the 1997/1998 season was also hailed by the Hong Kong Standard as a “world-class performance”.
Born in Shanghai, TSU went to the USA in 1980. From November 2000, TSU has been appointed the professor of violin of the Central Conservatory in Beijing. At the same time she maintain an active career as both a soloist and a chamber musician on music stages in China and abroad. In July 2009, TSU launched her trio - China Trio.