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From Chairman Mao to Kung Fu Panda: Wu Man Reflects on Playing the Pipa

Musician Wu Man holds her pipa. (Stephen Kahn)

The acclaimed traditional Chinese musician discusses learning her craft amid the Cultural Revolution, and how she's sought to bridge cultures through music.

Video: Watch the Wu Man Concert That Prompted New York Times Rave Review

Wu Man (L) onstage at Asia Society New York with members of The Knights on February 7, 2013.

In her New York Times review of Asia Society's Wu Man and The Knights concert, published today, Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim cites "gutsy renditions" of classic pieces and the "exquisite expression" on stage.