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Ying Wang

Ying WANG 王颖

In her compositions, Ying Wang deals with topics such as environmental pollution, global social grievances, political persecution and our ambivalent relationship with technology. She established herself as a composer who critically reflects and re-thinks chamber and orchestral music. Her musical language is spontaneously giving room to a sensory and bodily experience of her world. It is filled with rhythmic drive, metallic colors and harsh melodic sensitivity. Her first homes in Shanghai and Beijing, as well as her new one in Berlin, form a contrast that is conceptually and musically embedded in her music. Crucial for her work is also cooperation – she is always looking for new links to other media and arts, such as dance, video, digital art, light, visual arts and performance.

Since she settled in Europe WANG steadily shaped her artistic language and for that she was awarded with numerous prestigious prices and scholarships. Among the ensembles and orchestras, she worked with, are some of the finest and renown musicians in Europe and Asia.



Wolfgang Lehmann & Ying Wang

2023, 00:22:03