Pianist Gu Jieting’s musical aims to connect French composer Claude Debussy and Chinese opera. reports.
Gu Jieting started taking piano lessons at a very early age and was enrolled in the primary school and middle school of the Shanghai Conservatory ofMusic. But she says in her childhood she dreamed of becoming a photographer or an independent publisher. “Being a pianist was notmy first option,” Gu says.
Gu, who wears neat short hair and talks quickly, believes that her musical focus is more about experimenting than doing tours, which seems to be a trend among classical pianists in China.
Before she turns 33 in December, Gu bring her musical
to Beijing’s National Center for the Performing Arts on Nov 14.