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Bright Sheng

Publisher: G. Schirmer

[His] music is bright, ingenious, and entertaining. Although it is multicultural, it is also unpretentious.
The Boston Globe
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Career Highlights:
  • 2007 First ever Composer-in-Residence with the New York City Ballet
  • 2003 Appointed Leonard Bernstein Distinguished University Professor of Music at the University of Michigan, USA
  • 2001 Awarded a MacArthur Foundation Genius Award
  • 1999 Premiere of Three Songs for Cello and Pipa at a White House reception for Chinese Premiere Zhu Rongji's visit
  • 1998 Appointed Artistic Advisor of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project
  • 1992-95 composer-in-residence with the Seattle Symphony
  • 1989-92 Composer-in-Residence at the Lyric Opera of Chicago resulting in The Song of Majnun