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          Praised for his "otherworldly flourish" (The Wall Street Journal), "intense stage presence" (Classical Voice North America), and "natural, sensitive feel with embedded lyrical nuance" (The Millbrook Independent), Chinese countertenor Chuanyuan Liu (刘川源) is becoming a strong force in the new generation of countertenors.

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M. Butterfly | Santa Fe Opera

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Santa Fe Opera, 301 Opera Drive, Santa Fe, NM

WORLD PREMIERE

René Gallimard, a civil servant at the French embassy in Beijing, falls in love with a beautiful Chinese opera singer named Song Liling. Song holds two shocking secrets, both of which eventually bring Gallimard professional and personal ruin.

David Henry Hwang’s Broadway smash hit is transformed into operatic form in collaboration with composer Huang Ruo. Don’t miss James Robinson’s gripping production that captures both the driving pulse and the lyricism of the music and reveals the blurred lines between fantasy and reality at the heart of this true story.

Chuanyuan will cover the leading role of Song Liling in this highly anticipated world premiere production.

Ariodante | Pittsburgh Opera

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Pittsburgh CAPA School Theater

Music by George Frideric Handel, with a libretto based on a work by Antonio Salvi • January 21, 24, 27 & 29, 2023

Chuanyuan Liu returns to Pittsburgh Opera for their 2023 production of Ariodante, playing the role of Polinesso.

Antony Walker conducts, Crystal Manich directs.

The Asian Voice

That Night With The Green Sky (2022)

A short film

A tribute to AAPI Heritage Month and a reflection on Asian targeted hate crimes since the outburst of COVID-19.