Photo by Huazhen Hu
Beibei Wang | Artist
Beibei Wang is an internationally acclaimed percussion virtuoso based in London. She has been heralded by the Wall Street Journal for her "high-energy virtuosity" and by the New York Times for her "flamboyant" performance style. She was listed in the top 50 Chinese musicians in the “Sound of East” project by the Chinese Ministry of Culture in 2014. In 2015, she was endorsed by Arts Council England, receiving an Exceptional Talent visa from the British Government. Since 2008, Beibei has been featured as a soloist in world-renowned composer Tan Dun's Organic Music Trilogy, collaborating with orchestras worldwide, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra (UK) and the China Philharmonic. Recently, her music was broadcasted on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction. She currently leads a traditional Chinese percussion course at SOAS and University of Birmingham.
Find out more about Beibei's practice in this 15' Puzzle Piece episode generously supported by Jerwood Arts