Chinese Zither player Ji Wei is an associate professor at the Central Conservatory of Music
She has performed over 100 recitals at home and abroad in concert halls such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Zurich Opera House, the Royal Albert Hall, London and Suntory Hall, Tokyo among many others.
She has collaborated with many ensembles such as the Detroit and China National Symphony Orchestras, the German Radio and China Philharmonic Orchestras, the orchestra of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, CAPUT, Les Temps modernes, Nieuw Ensemble and Le Concert Spirituel.
She has performed as a soloist at festivals such as the Venezia Music Festival, Dark Music Days Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival.
Ji Wei has produced many works combining Chinese Zither with other Western instruments, and was named one of the Ten Most Successful Women of 2010 in Jessica magazine. Ji Wei is also active in charity work, serving as an ambassador for the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation in 2009.
Role: Classical Artist