Wang Lu

Wang Lu is a composer and pianist, writing music that draws on her Chinese heritage and interpreting urban environmental sounds and linguistic intonations through contemporary instrumental techniques. A recipient of the Berlin Prize in Music Composition (Spring 2019 residency), Wang was a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, and was commissioned by the Koussevitzky Foundation at the Library of Congress, Harvard’s Fromm Foundation, IRCAM, and the Ensemble Modern, among others. Her works have been performed internationally, by ensembles including Chicago Symphony’s MusicNOW, American Composers Orchestra, Seattle Modern Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lille, Holland Symfonia, Shanghai National Chinese Orchestra, and many others. Wang Lu is currently the David S. Josephson Assistant Professor of Music at Brown University, and earned her doctoral degree in composition at Columbia University after graduating from the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music. She is the current Vanguard Emerging Opera Composer at the Chicago Opera Theatre.

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Chicago Opera TheaterThe Beekeeper3/4/2022 - 3/4/2022
Boston Lyric Operadesert in6/3/2021 - 7/1/2021
Long Beach Operadesert in6/3/2021 - 6/24/2021

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