ABOUT

Zen Wu [she/her/they/them] is an American dramatic coloratura soprano native to the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied with avant garde baritone Philip Larson at the University of California San Diego and sang two seasons with the San Diego Opera Chorus before making her professional mainstage debut with the Riverside Lyric Opera in 2014.

She is lauded for her interpretations of canon works as well as her fearless championing of 20th century and new repertoire. Ms. Wu currently studies political science at Columbia University and writes extensively on the intersections of human rights, politics, performance art, race, justice and ethics.

bio/discography/CV available by request