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Hong Kong Composer Showcase Concert on May 9th 2015

Bright Sheng's new album for his orchestra music The Blazing Mirage conducted by Bright Sheng and The Hong Kong Philharmonic is released on Naxos now available for order or download at Amazon or iTunes



Bright Sheng's Seven Tunes Heard in China is recently recorded by Alisa Weilerstein in her debut solo album. The album is released on October 27th. Now is available to order or download at Amazon or iTunes



Robert Raines's new book Composition in the Digital World in depth interviews with leading composers of contemporary classical music including Bright Sheng and others

Upcoming Performances

April 25, 2015

The Intimacy of Creativity 2015

May 3, 2015

The Intimacy of Creativity 2015

May 9, 2015

Hong Kong Composer Showcase
Tibetan Swing

May 18, 2015

Three Fantasies

May 20, 2015

Three Fantasies

May 22, 2015

Three Fantasies

May 30, 2015

Frederic Durieux (1959-)
Traverses 1,2&3 for Orchestra
Joerg Widmann (1973-)
Elegie für Klarinette und Orchester
Bright Sheng (1955-)
The Blazing Mirage for Cello and String Orchestra
Arnold Schoenberg
Verklarte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op.4

June 14, 2015

Three Songs for Pipa and Cello

July 31, 2015

Tibetan Dance

Current Project

A highly anticipated world premiere of opera Dream of the Red Chamber by San Francisco Opera.

The opera is based on the most important and popular novel in the history of Chinese literature, an autobiographical novel by the 18th Century writer Cao Xue Qing (曹雪芹).



Intimacy of Creativity

Hailed by the Financial Times as the "city's most innovative musical experience," The Intimacy of Creativity had two successful world premiere concerts in Hong Kong on April 25th and May 3rd 2015.

Bright Sheng, Aaron Jay Kernis, Tianwa Yang, Teddy Abrams, Julian Schwarz, and The Tanglewood New Fromm Players were in HK for Intimacy of Creativity 2015 Fifth Anniversary Season!

The Intimacy of Creativity in Hong Kong 2015


The Last Train: Bright Sheng at TEDxUofM