Jiuan-Reng Yeh, Zhengist
Jiuan-Reng Yeh, soloist on the Chinese zither or zheng, is one of the leading musicians in the traditional music of Taiwan. She consecutively won first prize at the Taiwanese national zheng solo competition from 1996 to 1998. Her interpretations of traditional music captivate through their variability and liveliness, and she is among few interpreters in the area of new music who can also realize complex mutation and structures on her instrument. Yeh has been invited to perform at the Vienna Konzerhaus, Chamber Music Hall in the Berlin Philharmonie, the Darmstadt Institute of Music, Toronto Koerner Hall, Beijing Concert Hall, Taipei National Concert Hall, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, ACL Conference and Festival 2011 in Taiwan and 2012 in Israel, Shanghai Conservatory of Music’s New Music Week, and Beijing Modern Music Festival, among others. Having performed in France, America, Malaysia, Lithuania, Croatia, Poland, Hungarian, Czech, Korea, Japan and India, she was also a featured soloist with Vienna_Online, Nieuw Ensemble Amsterdam, National Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan Phiharmonic), Israel Beer Sheva Sinfonietta, Ensemble ISCM-Taiwan, Ansan Korean Music Orchestra, Philharmonia Moments Musicaux, Nanyin Symphony Orchestra, Chai-Found Traditional Orchestra, and The Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra.