Past Concerts and Performances








16 gen 2009 Ma Wu Theatre Beijing, China

17 gen 2009 Stone Boat Beijing, China

18 gen 2009 Yugong Yishan Beijing, China

20 gen 2009 Peng Hao Theatre Beijing, China

21 gen 2009 Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA, 798 Art District) Beijing, China

10 mar 2009 Yoshis 1330 Fillmore St., San Francisco, California wu fei w/ Electric Masada of John Zorn

3 mar 2009 University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia

20 mar 2009 Roulette - 228 W Broadway 2 NYC, New York

25 mar 2009 The Stone – Ave. C & 2nd, NYC, New York 10012 Cost: miya masaoka + wu fei + more

01apr 2009 Norwegian Music Academy , Oslo, Norway – wu fei’s lecture/performance @ the Norwegian Music Academy.

2 apr 2009 Victoria Oslo, Norway duo: wu fei + Rolf-Erik Nystro¨m (sax)

5 Apr 2009 Vossa Jazz Voss, Norway – solo

11 jul 2009 North Sea Jazz Festival (w/ Secret Chiefs 3 presenting Masada), Rotterdam

17 Aug 2009 D22 Beijing – solo co-bill w/ Nathaniel Gao’s band.

18 Sep 2009 21.00 SONG CBD/B108 Shimai Tianjie (World Trade Organiztion) Beijing. Wu Fei (guzheng/voice), Xiao He (guitar/voice), Xiao Dong (video mixer) Avant experimental folk by 3 Chinese artists.

07 oct 2009 The Stone – Ave. C & 2nd, NYC, New York – duo: Evan Parker (sax) + Wu Fei (guzheng/voice)

2 – 5 dic 2009 Europalia China Festival , Gent, Belgium

USA 2008

Jan 30 2008 Fred Frith, Janet Feder, Wu Fei- The 3 Fs @ First Unitarian, 1400 Lafayette Street, Denver

Feb 17 2008 University of Wyoming - Laramie, Wyoming – Chinese New Year Concert

Feb 23 2008 Kenneth King Center - Denver

March, 7 2008 Dakar, 285 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, New York. A quartet improv night: Lukas Ligeti (percussion), Julianne Carney (violin), James Ilgenfritz (contrabass), Wu Fei (guzheng.voice)

March, 8 2008 at The Stone – New York w/ John Zorn, Elliott Sharp, and special guests

March, 9 2008 5.00 pm Downtown Music Gallery New York (Solo) w/ James Ilgenfritz (contrabassist) and others

March, 9 2008 at The Stone – New York (Solo)

March, 10 2008 at International House – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May, 18 2008 Fund-Raise performance for 5/12 Earthquake Victims in China Boulder, Colorado

May 31 2008 The Stone – Ave. C & 2nd St., NYC, New York

17 lug 2008, 19.30 3559 Larimer St., Denver, Colorado – Duo concert: Janet Feder (composer/guitarist)+ Wu Fei @ Object+Thought Gallery

16 August 2008 20.00 Barbe`s Brooklyn, New York

Oct 17 The Stone (w/ Miya Masaoka), New York

Oct 22 The Stone (Red Commie Storm, w/ Trevor Dunn + Brandon Seabrook), New York

Oct 24 The Stone w/ Billy Martin NYC, New York

Oct 25 The Stone (w/ Stevan Tickmayor + Tobe Driver) New York

Oct 26 The Stone (w/ Lukas Ligeti, Julianne Carney, James Ilgenfritz), New York

Oct 28 The Stone (w/ Erik Friedlander), New York

Oct 31 The Stone Annual Halloween Improv Night NYC (John Zorn, Wu Fei, Eyal Maoz, Ches Smith, Ikue Mori, Sylvie Courvosisier Mark Feldman, Nate Wooley) New York

Nov 1 Barbe`s (w/ Erik Friedlander) Brooklyn

Nov 22 2008 Dharma Swara NYC Gamelan Annual Concert @ Indonesian Consulate NYC, New York

Nov 23 2008 Dharma Swara NYC Gamelan Annual Concert @ Indonesian Consulate NYC, New York

Nov 29 2008 Barbe’s [CD release party] Brooklyn, New York Dec 13 2008 8:00P Issue Project Room Brooklyn, New York

Dic 13 2008 at Issue Project Room 232 3rd Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, New York

Italy 2008

11 – 14 September 2008 Palau, Sardinia – Italy. Isole che parlano.

Germany: November – December 2007

Nov 24 2007 KiC Budelsdorf, Germany

with Fred Frith:
Nov 30 2007 – Karlsruhe, Tollhaus Karlsruhe, Germany
Dec 2 2007 – Stuttgart, Theaterhaus Stuttgart, Germany

Austria: November 2007

Nov 11 2007 Unlimited21 Festival – Wels, Austria

Italy: November 2007

Oct 30 2007 Tago Mago – Massa – with Tasaday Trio
Nov 1 2007 Rialto Sant’Ambrogio – Roma – with Tasaday Trio & Ioioi
Nov 2 2007 Officina 49 – Cesena – with Tasaday Trio
Nov 3 2007 Bloom – Mezzago (Milano) with Tasaday & Roberto Mazza
Nov 4 2007 Showcase @ FNAC – Milano
Nov 9 2007 Radio Popolare – Milano

Ireland: October 2007

Oct 27 2007 Dubln Electronic Arts Festival – Dublin, Ireland
Oct 28 2007 Dublin Electronic Arts Festival – Dublin, Ireland

USA: Summer 2007

8 jul 2007 The Lab – Denver, Colorado – with Greg Harris
28 jul 2007 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival Denver, Colorado
12 aug 2007 The Lab  Denver, Colorado – with Janet Feder & Colin Bricker
9 sep 2007 The Lab Denver, Colorado – with Dave Willey

Italy, June 2007

6 june 2007  Chiostro dell’Abbazia di Rosazzo – Manzano (Udine) – with Shan Qi
10 june 2007 Vignola (Modena) Castello Boncompagni Ludovisi – with Fulvio Maras and Luisa Cottifogli
13 june 2007 Itri – Castello Medievale – with Tasaday
15 june 2007 Piazza della Vittoria (Broletto) – Pavia – with Fulvio Maras

China, Spring 2007

May 2nd, 2007 at Beijing Midi Festival
Beijing, China, with Yan Jun and other sound artists.
Venue: Haidian Park, Beijing. May 1-May 4.
“THE festival of China”,  China’s largest outdoor rock/experimental music fest.

April, 19th, 2007 at D-22 Beijing #13, Cheng fu Lu, Beijing, China – with Elliott Sharp, and Beijing New Music Ensemble

April 14th, 2007   19:30 Composition “She Huo” world premiere, performed by/with les Percussion Claviers de Lyon (France,, commissioned by the Beijing International Festival Chorus (
Venue: The Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing, China.
Read more about She Huo

02/10/2007 – Guzheng Solo for the Chinese New Year Celebration Performance
The Pikes Peak Center, Colorado Springs

Shan Qi
concert, Centro Culturale Candiani, Mestre, Italy, with Guo Yue, Helge Norbakken,   Guido Ponzini, and producer Giovanni Amighetti.

Madame Guitar Festival
, Tricesimo, Italy

Jun-Jul, 2006
Penice World Music Festival
, Italy

, Milano, Italy, with Carlo Ronchi and Cristiana Fraticelli.

live radio performance: Time: on Arpil 20th, 9-11PM
Mountain Time. Duet improvisation with Janet Feder on prepared guitar

New composition “Si Gua-The Bell” Tour
with University of Wyoming, choreographer Penny Hutchinson and her dancers.

Composition “Si Gua-The Bell” Music for dance
Instrumentation: flute, guzheng, Gamelan ensemble, voices

Meet the Composer” world music series concerts at University of Wyoming in Laramie, WY, U.S.A.

live radio solo gu zheng performance, Boulder

Solo gu zheng performance at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Performed in I Nyoman Windha’s Mills College Gamelan Ensemble

Performed new composition “Liu Gua –this body is like a city” at The Signal Flow Festival, Mills College

Performed with Fred Frith and Carla Kihlstedt in Oakland and Berkeley, CA

Co-composed and performed gu zheng on Fred Frith’s CD of film music, entitled “Eye to Ear II” and released on Tzadik in November 2003; album review in “Wire” magazine (April 2004)

Performance on Japanese Koto with the Kazue Sawai Koto Ensemble USA at the Mills College Concert Hall

Composition, “Lou Lan“, commissioned and performed by the Melody of China at the Herbst Theater, San Francisco

Performances at the Mills College Concert Hall with the Mills College Contemporary Performance Ensemble and Cecil Taylor, Joelle Leandre, and William Winant

2001 –
Performed new composition “Image <I>” at the College Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati
-Solo Gu Zheng performance for the University of North Texas International Festival
-Solo Gu Zheng performance at The Asian Art Museum in Dallas for the Asian Film Festival’s closing ceremony and at the Crow Collection Museum in Dallas for the Ancient Art Show

University of North Texas Grand Chorus (Position: Soprano)

NOVA Ensemble
of the University of North Texas ( Position: Pianist and Soprano)

School Choir of the China Conservatory of Music ( Position: Assistant Conductor)

Beijing Baroque Chamber Choir Ensemble (Position: Soprano)

China National Symphony Orchestra Girl’s Chorus (Position: Soprano)

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