The soprano Peyee Chen has performed as a soloist at numerous festivals: the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival; the Lucerne Festival; the club transmediale festival (now called CTM); the Rewire Festival; the Adelaide Festival; and the Spitalfields Festival. She has also performed at Cadogan Hall; the Philharmonie de Paris; Hayward Gallery; and the Louth Contemporary Music Society. She has worked with ensembles such as Ensemble intercontemporain; the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra; the Goeyvaerts Trio; the Crash Ensemble; and the Red Note Ensemble. She is a member of Schola Heidelberg, where she is an ensemble vocalist, and she has performed with EXAUDI; the BBC Singers; the Det Norske Solistkor; the Ensemble Modern; the Ensemble Recherche; the BCMG; the Ensemble Nikel; and the Ensemble Resonanz. She performed with conductors such as Ingo Metzmacher; Simon Rattle; Oliver Knussen; Emilio Pomàrico; Grete Pedersen; Jeffrey Tate; and François-Xavier Roth at the festivals Bregenz Festival; Ultima Festival; Festival d’Automne á Paris; Ruhrtriennale; the BBC Proms; and the Aldeburgh Festival; and she has performed with the Berliner Philharmonie and the Elbphilharmonie.
Peyee studied under the tenor John Potter at the University of York, where she received her master’s degree in vocal studies in 2010. In addition, she studied under Barbara Hannigan at the Lucerne Festival Academy; under Petra Hoffmann and Andreas Fischer at the Impuls Academy; under Donatienne Michel-Dansac at the Darmstadt Summer Course; and under Linda Hirst at the Dartington Summer School.