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Karen Han-Ottosson

Karen Han-Ottosson is an internationally renowned erhu virtuoso, composer and vocalist. As a child musin prodigy, Karen was the youngest person to ever graduate from the Central Conservatory of music in Beijing. She's honored as the "Top Artist" and "The First-Class Erhu Soloist".

Karen has collaborated with the top symphony orchestras around the world, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera National de Paris Orchestra, Mexico Orquesta Sinfonica and the German Theater Magdeburg Orchestra. 

 

Karen also featured as a solo artist in many Oscar-winning films such as The Last Emperor, The Hurt Locker, The Passion of Christ, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Pursuit of Happiness, Mulan, The Joy Luck Club, Anna and the King, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Kung Fu Panda (1,2,3,4), Star Trek, Men in Black 3, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Transformers 4, Penguins of Madagascar, Turning Red and Babylon as well as the video games Minecraft, Riot and Call of Duty. 

Karen is the founder of the Asian A+ Artist Management and currently serves in the Grammy Foundation Committee.

Karen is married to Paul Ottosson, a three time Oscar winner, together, they have a son, Theo.

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