Highlights

● Con­ver­sa­tion and per­for­mance with Yo-Yo Ma & Dami­an Woet­zel for the Chica­go Human­i­ty Fes­ti­val –The Arts and Cit­i­zen­ship  

http://bit.ly/artscivitas

● Exten­sive col­lab­o­ra­tion (per­for­mance and record­ing for Nax­os) with com­pos­er Augus­ta Read Thomas  

http://bit.ly/civaugusta1
http://bit.ly/civaugusta2
http://bit.ly/civaugusta3
http://bit.ly/civaugusta4

● 10 com­mis­sioned new works from com­posers includ­ing: Long Zhou, Chen Yao, and Lukáš Som­mer 

http://bit.ly/civitasyaochen
http://bit.ly/civitaslukas

● Live per­for­mance select­ed by WFMT for “Best Cham­ber Music/ Small Ensem­ble Per­for­mance”

● Col­lab­o­ra­tion with Rachel DeWoskin, and Michael Blu­men­thal, at Uni­ver­si­ty of Chica­go, for the “Shang­hai Jews” Sym­po­sium. 

http://bit.ly/civitasshangaijews

● Col­lab­o­ra­tion with the poet­ry foun­da­tion on “Music and Poet­ry” 

● Inter­na­tion­al Con­nec­tions project with Gip­sy Way Ensem­ble from the Czech Repub­lic, with sold-out per­for­mances in Prague and Chica­go 

http://bit.ly/civitasgipsyway  

Civ­i­tas also has addi­tion­al videos and reviews on request.

● Alla Zin­garese CD, and a sec­ond CD fea­tur­ing pre­mière record­ings of works by lead­ing Chi­nese com­posers 

http://bit.ly/allazingarese 

● Recip­i­ent of McArthur Foun­da­tion grant, The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Cul­ture at The Richard H. Drspoti­iehaus Foun­da­tion, Aaron Cop­land Fund, Pick Foun­da­tion, Cheney Foun­da­tion