Mei Foong’s voice was described as mellow, dulcet and soothing to the listeners. A multiple awards and scholarships winner, she was trained at the National Taiwan Normal University, Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia, and the University of Melbourne. She now holds a PhD from University Putra Malaysia.
An award winning soprano, she was a recipient of numerous academic scholarships and awards under her belt, notably the Silver Medal Winner Award- Outstanding Achievement in the Global Music Award, Oct 2014; In 2018, she was bestowed with “Ordine della Stella D'Italia, l'onorificenza Cavaliere” (The Order of Star of Italy, with the conferment of Knighthood), a prestigious recognition by the Italian government of her outstanding contribution to programming and performing vocal arts in the regions; the Golden Medal Award from the Berliner International Music Competition in Sep 2018; and most recently she received the Best Solo Performance (Vocal) in the 16th Boh Cameron Arts Awards 2019.
In this recital, “Longing for you”, Mei Foong will be singing art songs particularly the Chinese language art songs composed by the Chinese composers as well as Malaysian composers. She will be joined by several classical singers from Ipoh, Mr. Chen Zheng Hua (Tenor), Ms. Chan Ying Peng (Soprano), Lee Yi Jing (Soprano) and Koh Sin Kit (Mezzo soprano).
Date: 21 September 2019, Saturday
Time: 8.00pm Venue: Auditorium Jabatan Kesenian dan Kebudayaan Negara, Perak.
Ticket Price: RM100 (VIP) / RM30 (Standard)
Ticket enquiries please contact : 016-566 1739 Ms. Lee 019-514 0488 Mr. Chen 018-466 5081 Ms. Chan