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14 - 16 september 2018 |Shanghai Contemporary Music Week

Shanghai Contemporary Music Week

friday 14 - sunday 16 september


New European Ensemble will perform portrait concerts of the Chinese composer Bright Sheng and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho as well as a concert featuring new Chinese works including a world premiere by composer Guo Wenjing during the Shanghai Music Week.






September 14th - 15:15, Academic Hall


Kaija Saariaho Portrait


Kaija Saariaho - Je me sens un deuxieme coeur

Kaija Saariaho - Cendres

Kaija Saariaho - Serenatas

Kaija Saariaho - Figura



September 15th - 15:15, He Luting Concert Hall


The Sound From the North


Ye Xiaogang - Datura

Jia Guoping - Ripple in Spacetime II

Jiangping Teng - Cuizho

Hao Weiya - Quintet

Guo Wenjing  - Fantasia and Caprice




September 16th - 19:30, He Luting Concert Hall


Bright Sheng Portrait


Bright Sheng - Melodies of a flute

Bright Sheng - Angel Fire

Bright Sheng - Concertino

Bright Sheng - Dance Capriccio





Felicia van den End - Flute

James Meldrum - Clarinet

Pepe Garcia - Percussion

Hanna Shybayeva - Piano

Rada Ovcharova - Violin 1

Vlad Hirlav - Violin 2

Emlyn Stam - Viola

Willem Stam - Cello



shanghai music week

The Shanghai music week is one of the three leading festivals of China dedicated to contemporary music. The festival is hosted by the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and provides a stage for new compositions, workshops and lots of performances.


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New European Ensemble is supported by Fonds Podiumkunsten (from 2017) and the city of The Hague