The score of Remember for SATB Choir, a setting of Christina Rossetti's text of the same title, was published by the Tokyo-based Publisher Edition ICOT.
Hong Kong premiere of new work for orchestra by by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap Van Zweden in Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on Dec 23, 2020 at 8:00pm. (Cancelled)
Jakarta premiere of new work for orchestra by by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap Van Zweden in Jakarta, Indonesia. Schedule TBA. (Cancelled)
World premiere of new work for orchestra by by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap Van Zweden in Singapore. Schedule TBA. (Cancelled)
Finnish premiere of Nightmare Escape for chamber orchestra by the Lapland Chamber Orchestra and John Storgårds at the Rovaniemi Art Museum, Rovaniemi, Finland,
Publication of Under the Mid-autumn Moon, for SATB choir, and The Crane Releasing Pavilion, for SATB choir in Cantoria Hong kong and John Winzenburg's album "Quotation of Queries" on Navona records.
Los Angeles, California:
World premiere of Ignis Fatuus II for string orchestra by Delirium Musicum on 6 Mar 2020 (Fri) 7:30pm at Hollywood Hills, CA and on 7 Mar, 2020 (Sat) 7:30pm at Boston Court Pasadena, CA.
Publication of Mieko, for flute and electronics in Third Sound's album "Heard in Havana" on innova records.
Europe premiere of by Les marées de la nuit, for piano and fixed media by Poon Kiu Tung on 5 Feb, 2020, (Wed) 7:00pm at Kamran Djam Lecture Theatre (DLT), SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG.
Publication of Away Alone Aloft, for violin solo in Patrick Yim's album "Memory" on Navona Records.
Hong Kong premiere of Spiraling Dreamscape for orchestra by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap Van Zweden on 22 & 23 Nov, 2019, (Fri & Sat) 8:00pm at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.
World premiere of Spiraling Dreamscape for orchestra by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Jaap Van Zweden during Festival Hong Kong 2019 on 14 Nov, 2019 (Thu), 8:00pm at Shanghai Oriental Arts Center.
World premeire of Ode to the Cicadas for sheng and orchestra by Loo Sze Wang and HKUST Philharmonia on 10 Nov, 2019 (Sun), 8:00pm at Sha Tin Town Hall.
Performance of Shimmers the Shivery Moon for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano on Sep 27 (Fri), 8:00pm at Sheung Wan Civic Centre.
Performance of Echoes of the Autumn Night for two violins by Patrick Yim and Yinbin Qian on Sep 13 (Sat), 1:30pm at HKBU Recital Hall.
World premiere of Night at the Lantern Festival for SSAA choir and piano by Hong Kong Children's Choir on Aug 17, 2019 (Sat), 8:00pm at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.
US Premiere of Echoes of the Autumn Night for two violins in the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival on Jun 26, 2019 (Wed), 7:00pm at eTown Hall.
Newport Beach, California:
World premiere of The World is But a Dream for SATB choir by the Choral Arts Initiative at the Premiere Project Festival on Jun 14, 2019 (Fri), 7:00pm at St. Mark Presbyterian Church.
World premiere of Ruminations on Leveling All Things, for string quartet and modern dance by MR. Quartet and Hong Kong City Contemporary Dance Company on Jun 1, 2019 (Sat) at Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre. Two performances - 3:00pm and 8:00pm.
Performance of Psalm 23, version for SATB choir and organ, by St. John Cathedral's Choir in the Choral Mattins on May 12, 2019 (Sun), 11:45am, at St. John Cathedral.
World premiere of Reverberance of the Autumn Night during Intimacy of Creativity 2019 on 4 May 2019 (Sat), 8:00pm at Cheng Yu Tung Lecture Theatre and 5 May 2019 (Sun), 4:00pm at Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts Concert Hall.
World premiere of Maybe You've Grown Weary of Crying, for SSA choir by Hong Kong Baptist University Women's Chorus on Apr 8, 2019 (Mon), 8:00pm at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong.
World premiere of Egrets Flying around the Xisai Mountain, for SATB choir by Hong Kong Baptist University Choir on Apr 8, 2019 (Mon), 8:00pm at Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong.
Performance of Away Alone Aloft, for solo violin by Patrick Yim on Dec 1, 2018 (Sat), 4:00pm at Laundry Steps, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong. Free Admission.
The Tampa Bay Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Mark Sfzoni will perform my work Seeking, Seaching for orchestra in three concerts:
- November 4, 2018 • Sunday 2:30 pm • St. Petersburg College Arts Auditorium
- November 6, 2018 • Tuesday 8:00 pm • Palladium Theater
- November 11, 2018 • Sunday 2:30 pm • Ferguson Hall, Straz Center
World premiere of Echoes of the Autumn Night, for two violins by Patrick Yim and Joel Smirnoff on Nov 1, 2018 (Thu), 8:00pm at Academic Community Hall, Hong Kong.
World premiere of Away Alone Aloft, for solo violin by Patrick Yim on Sep 21, 2018 (Fri), 8:00pm at Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Hong Kong.
The Daedalus Quartet gave the west coast premiere of ignis fatuus in the "Beyond the Cultural Revolution" concert in the Chamber Music Northwest Summer Festival 2018 on Jul 20, 2018 (Fri), alongside works by Zhou Long, Bright Sheng, and Pius Cheung in Lincoln Recital Hall, Portland State University.
World premiere of Crane Releasing Pavilion for SATB Choir and performance of Under the Mid-autumn Moon for SATB Choir by Cantoria Hong Kong and John Winzenburg on Jul 14, 2018 (Sat), 8:00pm at Academic Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
Shimmers the Shivery Moon, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano was performed by Ensemble Mise-en in June in Buffalo Music Festival June 4-10, 2018.
Vignettes for dizi, yangqin, violin, and cello was performed in “Asian Tradition and Asian Contemporary: Japan–Hong Kong Exchange Concert” on May 31, 2018 (Thu), 8:00pm at the Hong Kong City Hall Theatre, Hong Kong.
As a finalist of the 3rd Keuris Composers Contest, my orchestral piece Seeking, Searching was performed by the Amersfoort Youth Orchestra alongside other finalist works in the finalist concert at AFASzaal, Flint on May 12, 2018 (Sat), 8:15pm.
Times of Prospering and Perishing for orchestra will be premiered by Hong Kong Sinfonietta in their opening concert of the 2018/19 season on Apr 28, 2018 (Sat), 8:00pm at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Hong Kong.
Vignettes for dizi, yangqin, violin, and cello was premiered in “Asian Tradition and Asian Contemporary: Japan–Hong Kong Exchange Concert” on March 9, 2018 (Fri), 8:00pm at the Millennium Hall in Taito City, Tokyo, Japan.
Seeking, Searching was selected as the finalist of the Tampa Bay Symphony Orchestra Composition Contest. The orchestra, under the baton of Mark Sforzini, will play the four finalist works at a rehearsal on Jan 16, 2018.
L'esprit de la nuit, for percussion ensemble, will be performed in Xinghai Conservatory of Music Exchange Concert by the CUHK Percussion ensemble, presented by TOOLBOX PERCUSSION x Xinghai Conservatory of Music, on Jan 5, 2018 7:30 at the Y-theatre, Y-square, Hong Kong.
The Badischer Kammerchor of the Hochschule für Kirchenmusik Heidelberg will perform my choral work Under the Mid-autumn Moon, at Stadtkirche Weinheim on Nov 15 (Wed) at 7:30pm.
New York, NY:
The Emissary Quartet will perform my work Jo-Ha-Kyu (version for flute quartet) at the DiMenna Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov 11, 7:30pm.
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Yu Long, will perform my work Climbing to the Light again in the open-air concert "Symphonies under the Stars" at the Central Harbourfront on Nov 11, 2017 (Sat) at 7:30pm.
The Greener's Sound, under the baton of Larry Shuen, will perform my choral work Under the Mid-autumn Moon in their annual concert at the Hong Kong City Hall Theatre at 8:00pm on Nov 11, 2017 (Sat).
Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns will perform Mieko for flute and electronics on Oct 26 6:00pm at Weatherspoon Art Museum - UNCG, 500 Tate St, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Pianist Poon Kiu Tung and percussionist Louis Siu will perform my work Les Marées de la nuit, for tam-tam and piano, at Chung Chi College Chapel, CUHK at 1:30pm on Oct 23, 2017 (Mon).
Flutist Carla Copeland-Burns will perform Mieko for flute and electronics at Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University at 8:00pm on Oct 13, 2017 (Fri).
Hard it is to Meet and Part, for baritone and piano, will receive its Asian Premiere in Musicarama 2017 by Sammy Chen and Cheng Wai at Hong Kong City Hall Theatre at 8:00pm on Oct 13, 2017 (Fri).
Mivos Quartet has premiered my work In a Bamboo Grove in the Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival (VIPA).
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia:
Cantando String Quartet gave the Russian premiere of my work Ignis Fatuus on July 4th in Arsenal, National Center of Contemporary Arts.
Chung Chi Wind Orchestra, under the baton of Lo Hau-man, gave the mainland China premiere of my work Into Tumultuous Torrents, version for symphonic band, on May 26, 2017 in the China-ASEAN Music Festival at the Guangxi Palace of the Arts Concert Hall. It was my China debut!
Chung Chi Wind Orchestra, under the baton of Lo Hau-man, premiered my work Into Tumultuous Torrents, version for symphonic band, on Apr 19, 2017 at the Lee Hysan Concert Hall.
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra premiered my work Climbing to the Light on Jan 7, 2017 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in the Hong Kong Composers Showcase. The piece has won the audience prize and will be performed again in the 2017-18 season.
Athene Broad gave the UK premiere of Mieko in her recital on 29 Nov, 2016 in the Rymer Auditorium at the University of York.
Hong Kong Children's Choir, conducted by Dominic Lam, premiered Psalm 23 on Nov 15, 2016 at Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall as part of Musicarama 2016, the city's annual gala of new music.
The Festival Sinfonietta at soundscape festival premiered my chamber orchestral piece, Bloom of Ephemera, under the baton of Maestro Tim Weiss.
Albany Symphony performed Seeking, Searching in the Composer-to-Center-Stage Reading Session 2016 on Jun 9, 2016.
The a cappella mixed choir version of Seeking, Searching has received a wonderful premiere by Candomino and Maestro in the VocalEspoo Festival. It has won the second prize in the competition.
New York, NY:
Ensemble Pi will perform Mieko, a winning piece of the Association for Promotion of New Music competition, at the National Opera Center on May 18, 2016, 8:00pm.
Had a wonderful reading session of my latest orchestral work on Apr 4th Adrift at the Edge of Dreams with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and Maestra Sarah Ioannides at Lenfest Hall. Recordings to follow soon!
PRISM Quartet will premiere my saxophone quartet Jo-Ha-Kyu at Rose Recital Hall on Mar 18, 2016, 7:30pm. You can reserve a free ticket here.
Daedalus's recording of Ignis Fatuus is now available on Amazon and iTunes. Many thanks for their splendid performance of my work!
Daedalus Quartet performs Ignis Fatuus at Settlement Music School on Jan 19, 2016, 8:00pm. Featuring also works by Penn alumni Robert Maggio, Ingrid Arauco, and Benjamin C.S. Boyle.
RTHK Quartet performs Variations on Light and Space in HKICC Lee Shau Kee School Of Creativity, Multi-Media Theatre on Jan 14, 2016, 8:00pm
New York, NY:
Third Sound performs Mieko and other programme from ACF Cuba Delegation Tour at St. Bartholomew's Church on Jan 12, 2016, 8pm
Emma Resmini performs Mieko in New Music Gathering at Peabody Conservatory on Jan 9, 2016, 2:30pm
Sooyun Kim performs Mieko in Havana Contemporary Music Festival at Basílica Menor de San Francisco de Asís on Nov 17, 2015, 6:30pm. It is the first concert of contemporary American music since the Cuban Revolution.
Nebraska City, NE:
Composer in residence at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Oct 26 to Nov 6.
Bucks County Choral Society and Thomas Lloyd gave the US premiere of Under the Mid-Autumn Moon at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on Oct 25, 2015, 4:00pm
Steven Loys and the Neofonia Ensemble performs Fata Morgana in ISCM World Music Days 2015 at the Conservatory for Music and Dance on Sep 28, 2015, 4:00pm
Mexico City, Mexico:
Seek, Seek, version for string orchestra, was premiered in the International Forum of New Music 2015 by Orquesta Cámara de Bellas Artes at the Auditorio Silvestre Revueltas on Jun 7, 2015.
Emma Resmini premiered Mieko, for flute and electronics on May 4, 2015 and gave another performance at Andrea Clearfield's Salon on May 17, 2015.
Mieko for solo flute received its Canadian premiere on Apr 10 in Ottawa, performed by Jen McLach of the Ottawa New Music Creators.
Under the Mid-autumn Moon, for SATB choir and piano was premiered by Cantoria Hong Kong, Leona Cheung, and John Winzenburg on Mar 31, 2015.
New York, NY:
Shimmers the Shivery Moon was performed by North/South Consonance at the Christ and St. Stephen's Church on Mar 15, 2015.
le vent de la nuit was performed by Mimi Stillman in Southern Exposure New Music Series, University of South Carolina, on Feb 25, 2015.