Xueli Zhou Soprano

Xueli Zhou

Voice 2022 – Aria Division

Voice 2022

Competitors 2022




2022: Born in Hunan, China, soprano Xueli Zhou brings to this year’s Concours a wide variety of arias, from famous Verdi to virtuosic Strauss. She spent several seasons with the Shanghai Opera House Chorus, performing operatic staples like Carmen, La traviata, and Falstaff. In Shanghai, Zhou also sang Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under acclaimed conductor Franz Welser-Möst.

Xueli Zhou won first prize in both the Hunan University Student Music Competition and the Hunan Youth Art Festival Vocal Competition. She graduated from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2016, and is now based in Germany, studying at the Berlin University of the Arts.



2019-2022: Berlin University of the Arts, Master’s Degree

2015-2016: Shanghai Conservatory of Music

2010-2014: Hunan Women’s University, Bachelor of Arts

Principal Teachers

  • Professor Maria José Montiel (voice)
  • Professor Sebastian Störmer (repertoire)
  • Professor Xiaoqun Chen

Prizes and Awards 

  • 2013: First prize, The Hunan University Student Music Competition
  • 2013: First prize, The Hunan Youth Art Festival Vocal Competition



FIRST ROUND (with piano)

LÉO DELIBES Où va la jeune Hindoue

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Exsultate jubilate – Allegro
(Motet « Exult, rejoice! », K. 165)



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Xueli Zhou is generously sponsored by Lise & John LeBoutillier.


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