XIAO Rui, born in 1987, Qiqihar. After his university study on Electronic-Optic science in China, he devoted himself into the world of music. He started his first musical education in Royal Conservatory of Brussels from 2010 in Belgium. He studied singing with many master singers as Marcel Vanaud, Dinah Bryant, Dietrich Henschel. He obtained the Master of Music degree(M.M) with "Grande Distinction"in 2015.
In 2015, he was admitted as bass soloist in the postgraduate program of International Opera Academy (former Flanders Opera Studio), under the direction of the famous Belgian opera director Guy Joosten. In 2018 he obtained "Certificat of Excellence " from Musik Akademie Basel in Switzerland.
He is also the holder of Waerners Scholarship of Belgian government, and special Prize"Prix Huberty" from the Royal Conservatory, third Prize winner of "Bell'arte International Voice competition". First Prize winner of "17th Concours International de chant lyrique Vivonne"in France 2016.
He has worked in many European opera houses such as Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Vlaamse Opera, Malmö Opera and other musical institutions as Vlaams Radio Koor, Palais de Beaux-Art etc.
From 2016 December, he started work in Theater Freiburg in Germany.