Calendar

2022 Season Schedule

February 11
7:30 PM

San Francisco Symphony: Perry So & Wu Man
Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

Lou Harrison: Concerto for Pipa and String Orchestra
Perry So, conductor
Wu Man, pipa

February 12
7:30 PM

San Francisco Symphony: Perry So & Wu Man
Davies Symphony Hall
San Francisco, CA

Lou Harrison: Concerto for Pipa and String Orchestra
Perry So, conductor
Wu Man, pipa

March 19
7:30 PM

Kaohsiung Chinese Orchestra
National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Program includes premiere of Wu Man’s own composition, Four Chinese Paintings for plucked string ensemble and Zhou Jiping’s Pipa Concerto No. 2
Kuo Che-Chen, conductor
Wu Man, pipa

March 30
7:30 PM

San Diego Symphony presents Wu Man & Folk Traditions
The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center
La Jolla, CA

Program includes works for solo pipa and the west coast premiere of Ross Edwards’ Four Inscapes: Quintet for Flute, Pipa, Percussion, Violin and Cello
Wu Man, pipa
Members of the San Diego Symphony

April 9
7:30 PM

Kronos Festival 2022
SFJAZZ Center
San Francisco, CA

Program includes Philip Glass (arr. Michael Riesman)/Orion: China
Kronos Quartet with special guests Soo Yeon Lyuh, Mahsa Vahdat, and Wu Man

May 4
7:30 PM

Osvaldo Golijov’s Falling Out of Time
Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth
Spaulding Auditorium
Hanover, NH

Golijov’s chamber opera for 13 musicians and three vocalists.

May 6
7:30 PM

Osvaldo Golijov’s Falling Out of Time
Carnegie Hall
New York, NY

New York premiere of Golijov’s chamber opera for 13 musicians and three vocalists.

May 11
8:00 PM

The Anneliese Brost Music Forum
Bochum, Germany

Chamber music concert with members of the Bochum Symphony Orchestra. Program includes Ross Edwards' Four Inscapes: Quintet for Flute, Pipa, Percussion, Violin, and Cello, a Tan Dun quintet for strings and pipa, and solo pipa works.

May 12
8:00 PM

The Anneliese Brost Music Forum
Bochum, Germany

Screening of documentary film, Discovering a Musical Heartland: Wu Man's Return to China and panel discussion.

May 14
8:00 PM

The Anneliese Brost Music Forum
Bochum, Germany

Bochum Symphony Orchestra debut performing Zhao Jiping's Pipa Concerto No. 2 with Music Director Tung-Chieh Chuang

May 20
8:00 PM

Oriental Ensemble of the HEM
Franz Liszt Hall
Geneva Conservatory of Music

The Oriental Ensemble of the HEM under the direction of Basel Rajoub welcomes great masters of traditional music along the Silk Roads in collaboration with the Aga Khan Music Programme.
With guest musicians:
Wu Man , pipa lute from China
Feras Charestan, qanun Sirojiddin Juraev, long-necked lute from Tajikistan)
Abbos Kosimov, frame drums from Uzbekistan
Jasser Haj Youssef, viola d'amore and HEM students

June 10 & 11
8:00 PM

JAMBAR Presents Jeff Denson's "World of Possibilities"
Rendon Hall/Fiddler Annex @ California Jazz Conservatory
Berkeley, CA

The world premiere of bassist/composer/vocalist Jeff Denson’s “World of Possibilities” will feature the world’s foremost pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, Grammy-winner Wu Man, and multi-instrumentalist, Grammy-winning jazz legend Paul McCandless. 2013 Yrjö Award-winner/Finnish Jazz Musician of the Year, Kari Ikonen, and CJC’s Gerald Cleaver on drums complete The Jeff Denson Ensemble.

June 30
7:30 PM

Rockport Chamber Music Festival
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport, MA

Acclaimed violist Hsin-Yun Huang joins Wu Man, one of the world’s leading pipa players, for the world premiere of Silkroad composer Lei Liang’s Mother’s Songs (commissioned by Rockport Music) and “Strings of Souls,” a compelling program that reflects the Chinese origins of the artists.

July 16 - 30
Silkroad: Phoenix Rising U.S. Summer Tour

The Grammy Award-winning musical ensemble Silkroad, led by Artistic Director Rhiannon Giddens, performs Phoenix Rising. With four major new commissions by an amazing amalgamation of Silkroad artists — Shawn Conley, Sandeep Das, Maeve Gilchrist, and Kaoru Watanabe — plus works from their storied history reimagined for today, the program integrates Giddens’ unique worldview with the Ensemble’s collective experience during the pandemic. Program also includes new arrangements by Rhiannon Giddens, Colin Jacobsen, Edward Pérez, and Mazz Swift.

 

July 16
8:00 PM

Caramoor Center for the Arts

Katonah, NY

July 19
7:30 PM

Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth

Hanover, NH

July 22

Newport Folk Festival SOLD OUT

Newport, RI

July 23
8:00 PM

New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Newark, NJ

July 24
7:30 PM

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

Vienna, VA

July 27
7:30 PM

Music Worcester at Indian Ranch

Webster, MA

July 28
7:30 PM

Tanglewood

Lenox, MA

July 30
8:00 PM

The Skaneateles Festival

Skaneateles, NY

The Aga Khan Master Musician

September 14-18

University of Alberta in Edmonton

Alberta, Canada

October 29-30

Aga khan Music Awards event

Muscat, Oman

November 22

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Vancouver, Canada

Zhao Jiping: Pipa Concerto