Zhu Changyao is a Chinese erhu performer, composer, and A-list actor amongst countless accolades including chairmanship of the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group, directing the Chinese Musicians' Association, and being the executive director of the China Nationalities Orchestra Society.
Zhu graduated from the Department of Music at Nanjing University of the Arts in 1976. He used to study with Gan Tao, Qu Anhua, Ma Youde and Chen Yaoxing. He won the Excellent Performance Award in the National Traditional Musical Instrument Solo Competition in 1982 and received a special government allowance from the State Council in 1991.
Join him, the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group National Orchestra and Suzhou Chinese Orchestra at the NCPA for an evening of traditional Chinese music.