After the successful world premiere of violin concerto Let Fly at Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Gil Shaham, Lenard Slatkin, and Fayfay Sheng October 4-6 2013. The piece was inspired by the birth of Fayfay Sheng and dedicate to Gil Shaham. Thanks to hard work of musicians from DSO and input of Leonard and Gil!. Especially Thanks to Maxine & Stuart Frankel Foundation!
In September 2013, Bright Sheng had his Hong Kong premiere of Shanghai Overture conducted by Jaap van Zweden and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.