About this Artist
Sharon Zhu has worked behind the scenes across various arts genres. She was Senior Promotion Executive at the London headquarters of Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers, where she personally managed the careers of composers including Unsuk Chin, Qigang Chen, HK Gruber, Robin Holloway, and Einojuhani Rautavaara, and she also worked internationally to promote the output of the entire B&H roster including John Adams, Steve Reich, James MacMillan, Mark Anthony Turnage, and many others, as well as collaborating closely with the composer estates of Bernstein, Britten, Stravinsky, et al. She was invited by the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing to serve as their Artistic Advisor for Contemporary Music, where she helped this flagship venue of China build a series of commissioning projects featuring international composers such as Michael Gordon, Augusta Read Thomas, Kalevi Aho, Joby Talbot, and Ludovico Einaudi. She founded the Berlin-based contemporary art gallery House of Egorn in 2014, with a roster of international emerging and mid-career artists and a programming focus on transnationalism. She has served twice on the jury of London’s Olivier Theatre Awards and has worked with Simon McBurney since 2018 as his Executive Producer for opera and concerts.