● Conversation and performance with Yo-Yo Ma & Damian Woetzel for the Chicago Humanity Festival –The Arts and Citizenship
● Extensive collaboration (performance and recording for Naxos) with composer Augusta Read Thomas
● 10 commissioned new works from composers including: Long Zhou, Chen Yao, and Lukáš Sommer
● 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.
● 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
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
● 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