Wang Lu writes music that reflects urban environmental sounds, linguistic intonation and
contours, traditional Chinese music, and freely improvised practices. She is an Associate
Professor of Music at Brown University. Her works have been performed internationally, by
ensembles including the Ensemble Modern, the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, Boston Lyric Opera among others. She received the Berlin
Prize in Music Composition from the American Academy in Berlin, Wladimir and Rhoda Lakond
Award in Music from American Academy of Arts and Letters, Koussevitzky Award from the
Library of Congress, Fromm Commission from Harvard University and was a 2014 Guggenheim
Fellow. Wang Lu’s portrait albums Urban Inventory (2018), and An Atlas of Time (2020) were
released to critical acclaim.
Biography taken from composer’s website.
Photo: Matt Zugale