Dashuai Chen Dashuai Chen is an Artist Diploma in Opera Studies at the Juilliard School. He also has a Bachelor of Music from Shanghai Conservatory of Music. What is your dream role and why? Rodolfo from La bohème. I was fascinated by the music and the lines of the whole opera. Who is your favorite singer and why? Luciano Pavarotti. I love the belcanto singing of his extreme legato. What do you hope to achieve by participating in the Queen Sonja International Music Competition? I hope I can practice myself through the Queen Sonja International Music Competition and singing to more people. What kind of demands do you believe the future's opera singers must fulfill to make a career? Impeccable technology and very beautiful sound with quick reaction and learning ability.