Wen Liu


Born: China, 4th of July 1988.
Resident of Vienna, Austria since 2004.
Founder&Artistic Director of Festival M.A.R.S.(Music&Arts ReSound). (M.A.R.S.Festival website)
Compositions & Performances
Wen’s works have been featured at international festivals and she has been commissioned and received performances from various ensembles and orchestras around the world(see Lists below).As a media artist, Wen has been working with videos, dance performances, installations, projections, and other forms of multidisciplinary projects.

Her debuts at worldwide concert halls, such as Konzerthaus Berlin, Wiener Konzerthaus, Wiener Musikverein, Centre Pompidou Paris, Vienna Porgy & Bess, Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center-Concert Hall. She has been invited to complete composer residencies in Johannesburg (South Africa),Theater Reutlingen Die Tonne (Germany) and Dian Red Kechil International Composers Resident in Singapore. She was also invited to give lectures about contemporary music and composition at the Universitas Pelita Harapan Jakarta (Indonesia).

Her compositions have also been broadcasted on the radio station ORF/Ö1 Zeitton, Ö1 Kunst Radio, Radio Orange Vienna 94.0. Radio Helsinki, Radio Today(South Africa), Radio 2000(South Africa), Television SABC2 – Weekend Live Calendar of Events. And her artist portrait telecasted by channel ORF/Ö2, CCTV3, and Beijing TV1.

Publishers of Wen’s recent works are Universal Edition and Primera Edicion. CD recording and released by ORF(Austria),Odradek Records(Italy).Her composition Penumbra – for accordion Trio has been used for teaching repertoire at Academy Of Music in Gdańsk, Poland, as well as the composition N+1 Dimension – for alto saxophone & accordion for Post-graduate Master in Interpretation of Contemporary Music at Conservatorio di Musica S. Cecilia in Rome, Italy