Du Yun, born and raised in Shanghai, China, currently based in New York, is a composer, multi-instrumentalists, performance artist, activist and curator for new music, working at the intersection of orchestral, opera, chamber music, theatre, cabaret, oral tradition, public performances, sound installation, electronics and noise. Hailed by the New York Times as a leading figure in China’s new generation of composers and often cited as a key activist in New York’s “new movement in new music,’ Du Yun’s music is championed by some of today’s finest performing artists, ensembles, orchestras and organizations.
Selected performing groups and venues: Seattle Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Festival d’Avignon, Darmstadt Germany, Musica Nova Helsinki, Salle Playel Paris, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, RedCat (LA). In Art: Guangzhou Art Triennial, Sharjah Biennial, Istanbul Biennial, Shanghai Rockbund Art Museum, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Dhaka Art Summit – Bangladesh, Bilbao Guggenheim.
Opera: Zolle, Angel’s Bone.