Vivian sends her January 2019 Newsletter:
Happy New Year! 2018 was a busy year, with the premiere of my Earworms for orchestra, Shifting Landscapes for piano quartet for Ensemble Made in Canada’s Mosaique Project, and The Ice Is Talking for ice blocks and electronics commissioned by the Banff Centre. I’m also proud to have written on Motherhood and the Creative Process (According to Five Canadian Composers) which appeared in the blog Music on Main.
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Rachel Mercer, cellist, winner of the first WMCT Centennial Scholarship in 1997, and of many other prizes since then, performs an all-Canadian programme for cello with electronics, including a new work by Vivian Fung, WMCT’s 2017 commissioned composer.
Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph (Wellesley Subway)
Thursday, March 29, 2018, 5:30pm
General Admission, $15 Advance / $20 at the door
Another new work by Vivian, “Earworms”, will be given its Toronto premiere by the National Arts Centre Orchestra at Roy Thomson Hall on March 24.
… Read more WMCT “Alumnae” in concert: Rachel Mercer plays Vivian Fung
Two works by Vivian Fung, WMCT’s commissioned composer in 2016, will be performed at Roy Thomson Hall. Dust Devils on March 3, with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Peter Oundjian, and Earworms, a newly commissioned work with the National Arts Centre Orchestra conducted by Alexander Shelley, on March 24.
… Read more Vivian Fung at Roy Thomson Hall
Vivian Fung, who was WMCT’s commissioned Canadian composer for 2016, has written a new Clarinet Quintet, “Frenetic Memories,” for the Daedalus Quartet with Romie de Guise-Langlois, who performed for us in March 2016. This work featuring WMCT “Alumni” will be live-streamed from Lincoln Center, Thursday November 9, at 9 pm.
… Read more Premiere of Vivian Fung’s new work for the Daedalus Quartet live streaming
Vivian Fung, whose horn trio “Bounce”, was commissioned for Jamie Sommerville’s concert last November, sends news of more premieres across North America this fall.
… Read more Vivian Fung, WMCT’s 2016 Composer
Vivian Fung was this season’s Commissioned Canadian Composer. Listen to and read more about her Horn Trio Bounce, which was performed by James Sommerville, Scott St. John, and Peter Longworth on Nov. 24. Previous WMCT commissions are listed here.
… Read more Enjoy Vivian Fung’s Horn Trio Bounce
Bounce world première – “full of suspense and mystery”.
Penelope Cookson, WMCT Artist Selection Committee member shares her views of Sommerville concert.
James Sommerville presented an outstanding concert in Walter Hall for Music in the Afternoon Nov. 24. The French horn is not often featured in recital, and this was a marvellous opportunity to hear the instrument masterfully played in an intimate setting. Sommerville was accompanied by Peter Longworth,
… Read more “Outstanding concert”… James Sommerville
Vivian Fung World Première – WMCT Commission
Hear the world première of Bounce a new horn Trio written by Canadian composer Vivian Fung. Inspired by Fung’s 9-month-old son Julian, it will be premièred by James Sommerville, French horn, Scott St. John, violin and Peter Longworth, piano at the Nov. 24th concert.
It’s a WMCT commission.
Meet the composer: Vivian Fung will attend the world première.
More information about Bounce
Vivian Fung… Read more Vivian Fung World Première – Nov. 24