F E I F E I Y A N G
Erhu, Banhu Soloist, Instruction
Mezzo Soprano, Actress
Founder of FFY Arts Production and Consulting Inc.
First Chinese Singer Feifei Yang Sings at New York Times Square
On December 31, 2016, the famous New Year’s Eve celebration took place at Times Square New York, the world's crossroads. As the guest artists opening the night’s performance, New York based Chinese young singer, famous huqin virtuoso Feifei Yang’s outstanding interpretation of Silk Road songs won warm cheers from the audience. It was the first time a Chinese female singer appeared at Times Square New Year’s Eve Countdown.
Xinhua News Agency: Casting Creative Ideas into Reality – Dance of Strings
Feifei's story was featured in Xinhua News Agency's short video – Young Chinese in New York. "Performing Jazz with Chinese traditional musical instrument... Those ideas all sound interesting and creative, and young Chinese are actually doing these in New York." ––– Xinhua News Agency.
If jazz is about free-flowing expression, do the instruments have to be Western?
In a cross-cultural experiment, a group of young Chinese artists musicians based in New York is testing the possibilities of fusion by bringing jazz and other Western forms to performances on traditional instruments.
Feb. 1st 2016, Feifei directed and performed in The Charm – Traditional Instruments, Modern Interpretation concert at the Carnegie Hall as an artistic director and Huqin performer. The Mayor of New York Mr. Bill de Blasio highly complimented on this “outstanding concert” in his letter for the audience.
Traditional Instruments, Modern Interpretation
Showcasing traditional Chinese instruments through a modern interpretation, The Charm had its world premiere at Carnegie Hall on February 1st. SinoVision Journal reporter Lani Nelson caught up with the Chinese musicians behind this enchanting fusion concert and brings you the story.
Recital in David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center
Feifei Yang has performed for China intangible Cultural Heritage Demostration in the U.S. and the Grand Starlight Ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall Lincoln Center for two years. The picture shows Feifei's collabration with Manhattan Symphonie Orchestra in the ceremony of 2015.