Xu Hui

Xu Hui is currently a huqin virtuoso with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. She joined the Orchestra in 2006, and served as Acting Erhu Principal for some time. She is currently Vice President of the non-profit arts organization, the Hong Kong Society for Art and Charity Limited. She holds a double postgraduate degree in erhu and banhu awarded by the Central Conservatory of Music, where she studied under the supervision of Prof Zhao Hanyang. During her studies, she also received training in banhu under Prof Li Heng. She taught erhu at the Nanjing University and the Central Conservatory of Music. As a performing artist, she has won several prizes in China and overseas.  

In 2006, Xu Hui joined hands with the Swedish pianist, Robert Wells, in a New Year concert at the Great Hall of the People and was presented with the title as the “Caring Ambassador of the Golden Cross”. It was in the same year that she performed as a member of the new Chinese music ensemble, Surpass the Peak, in a concert in Beijing. It was followed by two album releases entitled Mao under the group’s name. Xu had also given solo recitals in Beijing and Nanjing, and released a DVD album Hui Sheng Hui Se. In 2009, she gave a concert ‘The Music World of Liu Tianhua’ at the City Hall Recital Hall, and released a solo album, Moonlight Flower. She performed in the ‘HKCO4U 3+1 Huqin Quartet’ series in Hong Kong several times and in the premieres of huqin quartets such as Cloud. Wind, Wanquan River, Fantasy etc. to wide acclaim. She premiered the banhu concerto Royal Love and the erhu concerto The Everlasting Regret. Her solo performances were distinguished by her natural, flowing, exquisite and insightful style. In 2018, she gave three highly successful huqin solo recitals in California, the US, which were telecast live on YouTube.

Xu Hui has performed with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Shanghai Chinese Orchestra, Shandong Chinese Orchestra and Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra, and has toured the major cities in China, Europe and America.