ABOUT ME (王贝贝简介)
Beibei Wang’s Biography
“Bbrilliant” and “[demonstrating] unimpeachable command”. -------- The Guardian
“The Young Chinese virtuoso Wang Beibei is nothing if not flamboyant.” ------ ------The Times
“Beibei’s rhythmic energy was captivating and relentless. The lengthy cadenzas were fascinating”. ----------- Musical Criticism.com
“I have been proud to watch her meteoric rise in the classical music world, both in China and internationally. She is the most talented and promising percussionist in her generation, and I have tremendous faith in her ability and also great respect for her professionalism. I have no doubt that she will be an asset to the genre of classical music”. ------------ Tan Dun
Genre-defying percussionist Beibei Wang is an acclaimed international virtuoso percussionist with both Chinese and British musical education background. Beibei has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the classical music world, receiving international praise for her performances. She received double Master Degrees from the Central Conservatory of Music (China) and the Royal Academy of Music (UK). In 2014, she was listed in the top 50 Chinese musicians in the “Sound of East” project by the Chinese Ministry of Culture. In 2015, she was endorsed by the Arts Council ,England receiving an Exceptional Talent visa from British Government. Following a successful recital at SOAS ,University of London, Beibei now leads a traditional Chinese percussion workshops to promote and preserve traditional Chinese percussion at SOAS. Most recently, she was featured on the front cover of China Music Life magazine and in iD China Magzinge in 2017.
Since 2008, at the invitation of Grammy and Oscar winner, world renowned composer and conductor Tan Dun, Beibei was featured as a soloist in his Organic Music Trilogy (Water Concerto, Paper Concerto and Earth Concerto), premiered the Earth Concerto at 2009 Grafenegg Music Festival in Austria with conductor Kristjan Järvi and Tonkünstler-Orchester.
As a soloist, Beibei has embarked upon a number of hugely successful international tours at many international music festivals including the Edinburgh International Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Bach Academy Musikfest Stuttgart, Colour Scape Music Festival. She has collaborated with numerous leading Orchestras worldwide, including: the BBC Symphony Orchestra (UK),the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Germany),Orchestra dell’ Academia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Italy) the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Canada), etc,as well as conductors, including: Kent Nagano, Tan Dun, Kristjan Järvi, Muhai Tang, etc.
By exploring new possibilities and challenging assumptions from all fields, she and her collaborators have developed genre-defying projects, pushing boundaries and delighting audiences the world over.
Since 2011, Beibei has embarked upon a number of hugely successful international tours. successful international tour, She has been collaborated with numerous leading Orchestras worldwide, including:
BBC Symphony Orchestra (UK)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Germany)
Orchestra dell’ AccademiaAcademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (Italy)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Canada)
Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal (Canada)
Stuttgart Philharmonic (Germany)
MDR Leipzig (Germany)
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa (Spain)
Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto (Italy)
Nationaltheater-Orchesters Mannheim (Germany)
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (China)
China Philharmonic (China)
Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra (China)
Shanghai Philharmonic (China)
Orchestra della Toscana (Italy)
Zürcher Kammerorchester (Switzerland)
Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra (China)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (The Netherlands)
Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (The Netherlands)
Asia-Pacific United Symphony Orchestra (USA)
Belgrade PHilharmonic Orchestra(Serbia) etc.