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Recent and Upcoming Events

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

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. 

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

School of Music

Northeast Normal University

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,
Invited Talk: Contemporary Composers & Compositional Techniques (Series)
Changchun, China

School of Music

Northeast Normal University

Oct 16, 2022

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



mezzo-soprano Fleur Barronpiano Julius Drake 

Mar 14, 2023
Invited Seminar Talk 
Paris, France


Institut de recherche et coordination acoustique/musique

YouTube Link: Color, Birdsongs, and Symmetry - Concertos for Sheng and Orchestra 

May 17, 2023
Invited Talk 
Shanghai, China

Zhiyuan Honors Program

Shanghai Jiaotong University

Color, Nature, and Symmetry

TBD, 2023
New Work: Suite for Solo Cello
(World Premiere)
 New York City

Commissioned by cellist Xu, Yiqun through

the Presser Music Awards 

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

Aug 25, 2023

Zutphen, Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Double Concerto No. 2 for Sheng and
5-String Cello (World Premiere)
Oct 14-18, 2023

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

​Featured at the Hangzhou Modern Festival

Commissioned by Dolce Suono Ensemble (Philadelphia) and Koussevitzky Foundation for Mahler 100/Schoenberg 60 Project. 

TBD, 2023

Hangzhou, China
乡祭:丰 Homeground. Offerings. Reaping
New Experimental Film (Music by Fang Man)

Director: Yinjie Wang


Choreography:  Yanyu Zou    

Actors: Yuqing Song, Weifeng Fan, Dongyuan Zhang, Haoxiang Lu, Yiyu Cui, Bolin Zhuang, Yuexiang Wang, Yang Liu, Xiaolei Fangm Yuwei Sun, Yuze Cheng

Produced by Off-Theater

May 25-30, 2026
New Cello Concerto (World Premiere)
Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Commissioned by Concours Musical International Reine Elisabeth De Belgique ASBL for the Queen Elisabeth Competition Cello Edition Finalists

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