Luo Jing

Luo Jing

Zheng virtuoso Luo Jing is an honorary director of the Guzheng Professional Committee under the China Nationalities Orchestra Society. She entered the middle school affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 1986, where she was under the tutelage of the well-known soloists and teachers He Baoquan and Sun Wenyan. She graduated from the Conservatory cum laude in 1995, one year ahead of the full undergraduate term, and joined the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra as a zheng soloist. She is currently the Zheng Principal of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and also teaches in the Music Department of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Hong Kong Baptist University.

Luo gave zheng solo recitals at the Carnegie Hall in New York in 1999, and another at the Shanghai Grand Theatre in the spring of 2001. In Hong Kong, she was featured in the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra concert, Luo Jing’s World of Zhengs I & II, held at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in 2007 and 2012 respectively. Luo has been on tour to Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Taiwan and Macao, covering more than twenty countries and regions. She performed the premiere of many new works for the zheng repertoire, including Landscapes for zheng and orchestra; The Peony Pavilion, a double concerto for zheng and dizi; and the zheng concerto, Xi Shi.