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Mar 3–5, 2022
Song of the Flaming Phoenix火凤凰的笙音
for Sheng and Large Orchestra (World Premiere)

San Francisco, CA

Commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and League of American Orchestras with funds from the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. 

Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor 

Wu Wei, Sheng

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Mar 11, 2022
Song of the Flaming Phoenix (Excerpts)
火凤凰的笙音 选段 for Sheng and Percussion
(World Premiere)
Cleveland, OH

Wu Wei, Sheng

Tom Sherwood, Percussion

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Jun 11, 2022
Big Red 大红色 for Piano Duet
Athens, Greek

Masterclass by pianist Gloria Cheng on American works for two pianos and 4 hands by John Adams, George Crumb, Morton Feldman, Terry Riley, Conlon Nancarrow, Fang Man, and David Lang. 

Gloria Cheng, piano

Athens Conservatory of Music

July 8, 15, 22, 29,
2022
Invited Talk: Contemporary Composers & Compositional Techniques (Series)
 
Changchun, China

School of Music

Northeast Normal University

Jul 22, 2022
The Lily-Colored Jasmine Flowers
百合色的茉莉花 for Soprano and
Alto Saxophones (World Premiere)
Kurashiki, Japan

Commissioned by Cliff Leaman and Joseph Lallo


To be premiered at the 19th World Saxophone Congress in Japan and recorded in Australia. 

Jul 30, 2022
Partridge Sky 鹧鸪天
for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
(World Premiere)
Portland, OR

Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest for

 

mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Gloria Chien

Sept 1, 2022

Cincinnati, OH
Blue Orchid Flowers on the Flowing Water
流水上的兰花花 for Solo Harp
(World Premiere)
 

Commissioned by Intersection’s LISTEN project and

National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Anna Dunlap, Harp

Sept 17, 18, 24, 25,
2022
Invited Talk: Contemporary Composers & Compositional Techniques (Series)
 
Changchun, China

School of Music

Northeast Normal University

Oct 16, 2022

Zutphen,
the NetherLands
That Raindrop Have Hastened the Falling Flowers III
被雨滴催落的花儿 for Cello and Piano
(World Premiere)
 

Jeroen den Herder, cello

Hua-Hsuan Lee, piano 

Dat Bolwerck Sunday Concert 

Nov 5, 2022
Golden Lily 金莲 Opera in 3 Acts
(Selected Scenes) with a libretto by Jie Guo
(World Premiere)
ST. Louis, MO

Alarm Will Sound 

 

Alan Pierson, artistic director/conductor

Featured soloists:

Ah Young Hong, Soprano; Chen Yihan, Pipa; 

Mike Harley, Bassoon

Animation: Catherine Chi


 

Nov 29, 2022
Lullaby for Mezzo-Soprano, Cello and Piano
 
Leeds, UK

Recital with KALEIDOSCOPE COLLECTIVE

(LEEDS INTERNATIONAL CONCERT SERIES)

mezzo-soprano Fleur Barronpiano Julius Drake 

Mar 14, 2023
Color, Birdsongs, and Symmetry - Concertos for Sheng and Orchestra (YouTube)
Paris, France

IRCAM Forum

Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique

May 17, 2023
Shanghai, China

Zhiyuan Honors Program

Shanghai Jiaotong University

May 24, 2023
Thirsty Stone I for Two Violins and Drumset
New York City

Baryshnikov Arts Center Salon

American Modern Opera Company

Keir GoGwilt, Miranda Cuckson; violins;

Jonny Allen, drumset

June 20, 2023
Sound Painting With Numbers, Colors & Birdsongs (Composer Talk Series)
 
Nanchang, China

School of Music

Jiangxi Normal University

July 11, 2023
Beijing, China

Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, CAS

Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering ​Computing 

Sept 14, 2023

Columbia, SC
The Lily-Colored Jasmine Flowers
百合色的茉莉花 (2022)
for Soprano and Alto Saxophones
(World Premiere)
 

Commissioned by Clifford Leaman and Joseph Lallo

 

Joseph Lallo, Soprano Sax

Clifford Leaman, Alto Sax

Sept 18, 2023

Rochester, NY
The Lily-Colored Jasmine Flowers
百合色的茉莉花 (2022)
for Soprano and Alto Saxophones
(World Premiere)
 

Commissioned by Clifford Leaman and Joseph Lallo

Presented at the Eastman School of Music

 

Joseph Lallo, Soprano Sax

Clifford Leaman, Alto Sax

Sept 22, 2023
Color, Nature & Symmetry
 
(Invited Colloquium talk)
San Francisco, CA

Department of Music

 

University of California at Berkeley

Oct 14, 2023

Hangzhou
China
Song of Sorrow for Baritone and Sextet
​“悲歌行” 为男中音和六重奏而作


​Featured at the Hangzhou Contemporary Music Festival
 
Dec 6, 2023
Color, Nature & Symmetry 
(Invited Colloquium talk)

New York City
April 11-12, 2024
Song of the Flaming Phoenix
火凤凰的笙音 for Sheng and Large Orchestra (Spanish Premiere)
Teatro Jovellanos
Gijón, España

Auditorio Príncipe Felipe, Oviedo/Uviéu

Program

Commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and League of American Orchestras with funds from the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. 

Marzena Diakun, Conductor 

Wu Wei, Sheng

OSPAFEST ORQUESTA SINFÓNICA
DEL PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS

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June 12, 2024
Two Colors: Pure White and Big Red for Two Pianos
Columbia, SC
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