May, the force, be with you

Spring is in the air, or at least that’s what the calendar tells us; there are plenty of people in the northern hemisphere who have been looking at mercury levels that don’t corroborate the fact that winter is supposed to … Read More →

Podcast: The Phoenix and the Composer – an Interview with Bright Sheng

Bright Sheng has spent half his life in his homeland China, where he survived the Cultural Revolution by playing piano and percussion in a folk music group on the border with Tibet, and has spent the other half of his … Read More →

Podcast: Introducing Bright Sheng

Bright Sheng is equally a Chinese composer and an American composer. He was born in Shanghai, spent the Cultural Revolution years in a remote Chinese province, then studied in the United States, where he now teaches, and is one of … Read More →