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Feeln on the 5th Online promotional event for the FEELn festival
Feeln festival

Promotional Launch of the FEELn festival

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Jane Maria

Opera Singer 

International Cultural Ambassador, singing star soprano Jane Maria (朱珍), with a master's degree in Vocal and Opera, Jane Maria has won many international awards including the Honourable Mention Prize of the International Opera Lyric Role Competition in Rome, the Most Influential Lion award of the Lions Clubs International, the Most Achieved Chinese Awards(MACA) for Creative Enterprising Artist, International Elite Women Most Influential Award. Jane Maria serves as the honorary president of the Confederation of Chinese Business UK (women business assoc. )in the UK and she has served as a jury member of the Voice of China Global Audition Final, Singing For The World Global Competition(USA), the national-level overseas Chinese cultural brand " Cultures of China-Water Cube Cup" and the vice chairwoman of the global jury of the California International Music and Art Festival. 


Jane Maria was offered her Postgraduate Master training with scholarship in Vocal & Opera at the Royal Northern College of Music, U.K. After graduating, she has been working throughout Europe as an opera soloist. In London, she studied with world celebrated soprano Nelly Miricioiu and Rosalind Anne Plowright OBE. Furthermore, following guidance from the outstanding vocal music educator Mariola Mainka in advanced vocal technique training in Germany , Jane Maria won the Honorable Mention Prize in the international opera singing competition 2016 Opera Concorso Internazionale Ruoli Lirici in Rome, Italy. She was awarded the 2017 AGTO Global Outstanding Chinese ( Artist ) in L.A., USA. In view of Jane Maria's innovation in the field of vocal music and outstanding contributions to the spread of Chinese culture worldwide, she was awarded the highest honor in the Chinese, the Most Achieved Chinese Awards(MACA) for Creative Enterprising Artist Award in 2018, Tokyo, Japan. In 2019 China, Jane was awarded the title of “International Cultural Ambassador” by Henan Bonded Group (Henan Province Bonded Logistics Center) for outstanding contribution to the development of commerce and trade with culture exchanges. Jane's “ My name is China” was ranked 5th in the 2020 Moving China Huayi Cup “ Top Ten Original Songs of the Country”. In the same year, she was awarded the title of International Culture Ambassador at the National Workers Music Awards Ceremony by the China Workers Musicians Association and Shenzhen Pyrograph Art Association. Since the outbreak of the global Covid-19 epidemic in 2020, Jane Maira has made outstanding contributions to the global anti-epidemic charity undertakings and was awarded the 2021 Most Influential Lion Award by Lions Clubs International. Recently, Jane Maria won the International Elite Women's Most Influential Award for her contribution and influence as a female artist in various fields of the international society. Jane Maria was also invited to serve as a judge for many large-scale international singing competitions, including: Voice of China Global Audition Final; Singing For The World Global Competition(USA); the national-level overseas Chinese cultural brand " Cultures of China-Water Cube Cup" UK Division Finals etc and she was also the vice chairwoman of the global jury of the California International Music and Art Festival(USA). 


On the European stage, Jane Maria has sung the rolls of Madame Butterfly (Madame Butterfly) , Mimì and Musetta (La Bohème),Countess Rosina Almaviva(Le Nozze di Figaro),Marjana (Chu Chin Chow), Adina (L’elisir d’amore) . And also performed Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Romilda (Serse), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and the title role in Lakmé in opera scenes. She was invited as a guest artist to sing in the London Week of Peace concert in Trafalgar Square and in the Great Elm Vocal Awards concert at Wigmore Hall. Jane also sang the title song for the film When The Sun Rises directed by Louis Papachristou. With prestige microphone brand Sennheiser, Jane was honored to launch their 9000 series digital microphone with her creditable performance. Jane was invited to lead in the MV “ My Motherland and I” for the Qipao FlashMob culture event 2019 in 24 cities in the U.K . In 2020, Jane was invited to participate in the UK's most influential Spring Festival Gala "Love Beijing,China Dream" . This year, the only special program to celebrate the Chinese New Year launched by the mainstream media in the UK broadcasted Jane Maria’s wonderful performance on the London Live Television Special New Year Programme of the Golden Ox. Jane was also invited to participate in the performance of New Zealand Chinese Community’s first joint New Year's greetings-Chinese Lunar New Year Gala In New Zealand, and the CCTV World Chinese Spring Fesival Gala.


In North America, Jane Maria as a special guest artist performed at 2018 AGTO Spring Festival Gala and 2018 World Council of Peoples for the United Nations (WCPUN) Spring Festival Gala held in L.A. Jane's 2019 concert tour of major cities in the United States has been highly praised by the media and the audience, and she was awarded the certificate of recognition from the USA government for her outstanding contributions to the Chinese and American communities, and receiving exclusive interview for her culture contribution from Phoenix Satellite TV- the leading media connecting Chinese people globally. Jane stared at one of the most influential American spring festival gala in 2020-"Hometown in China". After that, she was invited as the opening act of the opening ceremony and the closing act of the closing ceremony of the California International Music and Art Festival.


In Asia, Jane Maria was in the premiere of Fei Jia Dang' s Love, a contemporary multi-media music theatre piece at Hong Kong Fringe Club New Year's Concert, she appeared as an opera singer in Kubert Leung’s film Wonderful Times (where she sang the title song), She was invited as a guest artist to sing in the Ten Year commemorate concert at Hong Kong City Hall, and closing ceremony of the AIA Great European Carnival. Jane also appeared in Macau for the anniversary celebration of the prestigious Club Cubic. In Beijing, as a special guest artist, Jane Maria performed in the China Central Television (CCTV) production Beloved Motherland 2018 New Year's concert at the Beijing Exhibition Center Theater. Jane has also performed with Henan Provence Television for their 2018 Spring Festival Gala. In 2019, she appeared at the Large-scale variety show of Chinese Music Scene in Beijing. Jane Maria' MV "My Motherland and I" was selected by China Central Television ( CCTV ) and CCTV Music as an overseas celebration festival special programs broadcasted during 2020 Mid-Autumn Festival. This year, at the invitation of Henan Broadcasting System (Henan Provincial Radio and Television Station), Jane Maria participated in the live performance of 2021 Henan Provincial Spring Festival Gala, with over 300 million online viewers.


Jane Maria has devoted herself into various international charity undertakings, among which the main contributions of the global fight against the Covid-19 epidemic include: Launch of "Blessings of Spring" Global Chinese Artists' Anti-epidemic Music and Art Exhibition(global); "Music brings us together” Anti-epidemic charity concert (USA); "The Rainbow of Love" anti-epidemic fundraising concert (UK); California International Music and Art Festival (anti-epidemic fundraising)(USA); San Gabriel Hope Lions Club-Lions Clubs International (USA) “Walk For Health” series of anti-epidemic fundraising activities.


Jane Maria is currently working on her “East meet West” debut album Ave Maria with the Aodan Chamber Orchestra in France, it will be launched and released globally.

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