Concert 5: “Connecting cities-IV”


Nov 12 2021

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Nov 12 2021
  • Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am
  • Event Details:

    --Different Chinese and Western contemporary music ensembles from different cities presenting different composers in different cities

    Concert program

    1. In memorial of our good friend and composer colleague Prof Vu Nhat Tan (1970-2020)
    “CHAM” for string quartet **
    Performed by: Hanoi New Music Ensemble

    2. “Mantra” for five Chinese instruments by Tee Xiao Xi *
    Performed by the festival resident ensemble:
    N10 Ensemble, Lee Kok Leong, conductor
    Composition commission fee sponsored by “The generation with the spirit of Pagoda T-shirt "

    3.  “Songs Found in Dream” for ensemble by Liza Lim **
    Performed by Studio Musikfabrik, Peter Veale, conductor
    Supported by Goethe-Institut Malaysia, Musikfabrik, Landesmusikrat NRW and Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

    4. “Whispers of a gentle wind” (2011) for four Chinese instruments by Jia Gouping **
    Performed by Con Tempo Ensemble
    Supported by Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Malaysia

    5. “Empty” excerpt from “Maria y Marta” a chamber opera by Alexander John Villanueva **
    Performed by: Ripieno Ensemble, Alexander John Villanueva, conductor

    6. “Presence Presents” by Anothai Nitibhon *
    Performed by Tacet(i) Ensemble

    7. Eexcerpt from opera “Gandari” (3rd version) by Tony Prabowo **
    Performed by Jakarta New Music Ensemble, Peter Veale, conductor

    8. “Following” for flute and tuba by Ho Chee Kong **
    Performed by KCAC (Kanazawa Citizen's Art Center) Ensemble

    9. “The sun shadow X, the sky” for choir and percussion by Chin WenChen **
    Performed by: Taipei Chamber Singers, Chen Yun-Hung, conductor
    Supported by Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Malaysia

    10. “Sotapanna UNO-RETURNO” (once-returner) by Wayan Gde Yudane *
    Performed by: Jelana Creative Movement

    * World premiere; ** Malaysia premiere


Vu Nhat Tan

Tee Xiao Xi

Liza Lim

Jia Guoping

Alexander John Villanueva

Anothai Nitibhon

Tony Prabowo

Ho Chee Kong

Qin Wenchen

Wayan Gde Yudane


Hanoi New Music Ensemble

N10 Ensemble

Lee Kok Leong

Studio Musikfabrik

Peter Veale

Con Tempo Ensemble

Ripieno Ensemble

Alexander John Villanueva

Tacet(i) Ensemble

Jakarta New Music Ensemble

Kanazawa Citizen’s Art Center (KCAC) Ensemble

Taipei Chamber Singers

Chen Yun-Hung

Jelana Creative Movement