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Performances 2008-2018

Photography by Bo Huang

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020


Suite for Violin and Piano – January 26, 2011. San Agustin Duo. Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Society Concert Series, KMCMS Music Room, 57 Young Street, West, Waterloo, Ontario.

Woman Runs With Wolves– for solo percussion and electronics. World premiere, January 27, 2011. Commissioned by Canadian percussionist Beverley Johnston. Walter Hall, University of Toronto New Music Festival.

City Night – April 29th, 2011, Eckhardt-Gramatte semi-finals: mezzo soprano Erica Iris Hung with with piano collaborator Emily Hamper. Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba.

Dark Elements – May 13th, 2011, Shanghai Concert Hall : 2011 Shanghai Spring International Music Festival. Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra; Zhang Liang, conductor.

Small Arguments – for soprano, flute/alto flute/piccolo, and harp. World premiere. June 7, 2011, Music Gallery, Toronto. Xin Wang, soprano; Anne Thompson, flute; Sanya Eng, harp.

Woman Runs With Wolves – for solo percussion and electronics. July 21, 2011. Stratford Summer music festival. Beverley Jognston, soloist.

Coeur à Coeur – for violin and piano. World premiere. August 1st, 2011. Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, Saint Brigid's Centre for the Arts. Duo Concertante: Nancy Dahn, violin; Timonthy Steeves, piano.

Coeur à Coeur – Tuckamore Festival (St. John's) on August 17th. Duo Concertante: Nancy Dahn, violin; Timonthy Steeves, piano. Performance recorded for CBC's Signal.

Solace – for mandolin and guitar. August 20th, 2011: International Guitarfestival Kuehlungsborn, world premiere. A new work commissioned by Duo Daniel Ahlert & Birgit Schwab (mandolin and guitar duo), Germany.

Ballade for An Ancient Warrior – world premiere: September 25th, 2011. Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto. Ryan Scott, solo percussion; Xin Wang, soprano; New Music Concerts Ensemble. commissioned by Toronto New Music Concerts; Robert Aitken, music director.

Capriole – for horn and piano. October 3, 2011. Janine Gaboury (associate professor of horn, Michigan State University; principal horn, Lansing Symphony Orchestra), Michigan State University College of Music.

Heart to Heart – for two pianos. World premiere: October 17th, 7:30 pm, 2011. Piano Duo 2X10: Midori Koga and Lydia Wong. University of Toronto Faculty Artists Series: Walter Hall, University of Toronto.

Cothurnus – trio for flute, cello, and piano. October 27, 2011; 1:30 pm, Walter Hall, Univeristy of Toronto. The Women's Music Club of Toronto. Robert Aitken, flute; Simon Fryer, cello; Walter Delahunt, piano.

City Night – version for SSA women chorus. World premiere: Sunday, Nov. 6th, 3:30pm, 2011. Blessed Sacrement, 25 Cheritan Ave, Toronto. Victoria Scholar's concert "Songs of Rememberence and Peace". Windago Women's Chorus, Elaine Choi, conductor.

Ice Path – Nov. 9th and 10th, 2011. Toronto Symhony 90th Season's Masterworks. Peter Oundjian, conductor. Roy Thompson Hall. Toronto. (program includes pianist Lang Lang plays Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 on the 9th, No. 3 on the 10th, and Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony). Three additional 55' educational concerts including 5' excerpt from Ice Path for 7000 school students on Nov. 14, and 15, conducted by Peter Oundjian, and Lang Lang, Royal Thompson Hall, Toronto.

Ming – for solo percussion. Nov. 13th, 2011. Soloist Shih-San Wu (director of Taiwan's Ju Percussion Group). New Taipei City Hall, Taiwan.

City Night – mezzo soprano Erica Iris Hung (winner of 2011 Eckhardt-Gramatte Competition) Eckhardt-Gramatte touring performances:
November 14, 2011 - St. Peter's United Church, Sudbury, Ontario. A collaboration of Laurentian University’s Student General Association with 5-Penny New Music Concerts and the Departement of Music of Laurentian University
November 18, 2011 - Brandon University at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon, Manitoba.

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Red Snow – world premiere, January 14-28, 2012. Theatre Passe Muraille 16 Ryerson Ave., Toronto. A play by Diana Tso inspired by the forgotten holocaust of WWII; music by Alice Ho; directed by Beatriz Pizano.

Breath of Fire – new work for Joaquin Valdepeñas (clarinet), Joseph Petric (accordion), and David Hetherington (cello). Premiere: Jan. 29, 2012, Glenn Gould Studio. Commissioned by Duo Contempera (Joseph Petric and David Hetherington) for Amici Chamber Music Concerts, in collaboration with fashion designer Rosemarie Umetsu.

Aeon – new work for Claudia Chan (winner of 2010 Eckhardt-Gramatte National Piano Competition), solo piano. World premiere. Wuppertal, Germany. January, 2012.

5 Pieces for Flute and Cello – 5-Penny Concert Series. Feb. 4, 2012. Sat. 8 pm, St. Peter’s United Church, Sudbury. Myriam Valley, flute; Alexendra Lee, cello.

Breath of Demon – music (electronic tape) for dance. Emily Cheung, choreographer. CanAsia Dance Festival, Feb. 9 - 11, 8 pm, Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street, Toronto. Link:

City Night – Marta Herman, mezzo soprano; Maika'i Nash, piano. "Adventures:Toronto" concert. Feb. 25, 2012. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave., Toronto.

Sì Yì - The four Arts – world premiere (commissioned by Ottawa Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra): triple concerto for violinist Lynn Kuo, pianist Marianna Humetska, Yangqin player Anna Guo, and Ottawa Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra. Conductor, Kevin Mallon. St. Andrew’s Church, 82 Kent St. Ottawa. 8:00 p.m., March 2, 2012. Link:

Capriccio Ballo – double concerto for violin and piano and strings. Lynn Kuo, violin; Marianna Humetska, piano; Ottawa Thirteen Strings with conductor Kevin Melon. Same concert on March 2, 2012.

City Night – Caroline Holden, soprano. Glebe St. James United Church, 650 Lyon St. South on March 4th at 3:30; and in Montreal on April 24th, at 7:30 at St. Columba by the Lake.

Coeur à CoeurSan Agustin Duo: Emma Banfield, violin; Diana Dumlavwalla, piano. 12:15 pm; March 15, 2012. Metropolitan United Church - “Noon at Met”
56 Queen Street East, Toronto.

Éxtasis – for violin and piano, world premiere. Véronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. Music TORONTO, March 22, 8 pm. Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, 27 Front Street East, Toronto.

Aeon – Claudia Chan, solo piano. Canadian premiere. March 25, 3 pm, 2012. Gallery 345, 345 Sorauren Ave., Toronto.

City Night – Marta Herman, mezzo soprano; Timonthy Cheung, piano. NOCTURNES IN THE CITY: "Prague Nights". Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 5 pm
St. Wenceslaus Church, 496 GLADSTONE AVE, Toronto.

City Night – Charlene Pauls, soprano; Carolyn Shiau, piano. Excerpta Musicorum - A Vocal Concert . March 25, 2012, 7 pm. Great Hall, Hart House, University of Toronto.

Music and Dance presentation – for Canadian Music Centre's Music 101 project. 7 pm; April, 30, 2012. Beeton Auditorium,  Toronto Reference Library (789 Yonge Street, near Lawrence). Joint presentation with choreographer Emily Cheung (artistic director of Little Pear Garden Collectives). Video clips of Breath of Demon and live performance of a new solo dance piece; Brigitte Tsang, dancer. Link:

Poetry of the Green Snake – for piano, electronics tape, and dance. Commissioned by Little Pear Garden Collectives. World premiere: Alice Ho, piano; choreographer, Emily Cheung. Hosted by Asian Heritage Festival: May 9, Music Room, Hart House, University of Toronto; May 10, 2012. North York Central Library, Toronto.

City Night – Charlene Pauls, soprano; Helen Becqué, piano. DMA recital on May 15, 7:30 at Walter Hall, University of Toronto.

Jubilation of Spring – Dnudas Valley Orchestra end-of-season concert "The Jubilation of Spring". June 3rd, 2012 . St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W., Dundas, Ontario.

Dark Waters – August 11, 2012. Finnish Lapland Chamber Orchestra; John Storgårds, conductor. Lapland, Finland.

Drunken Beauty – Asian premiere, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra October 22, Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall. Broadcast: RTHK Radio 4(FM 97.6-98.9MHz):, Dec.7, 2012(Friday) at  8pm; Dec.12, 2012(wed)at 2pm.

Red Snow – music for play “Red Snow”. November 27th and 28th, 2012,  Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival 2012. Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, 288 AnFu Road, Shanghai, China.

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Fair Maiden From A Distant Land – for string quartet and dancer. Members of Via Salzburg Strings with dancer/choreographer Emily Cheung. Feb. 22, 2013. Rosedale United Church. 159 Roxborough Drive, Toronto

Garage – Rea Beamount, solo piano. "Playing On the Edge- A Century of Canadian Muisc". March 10, 2 pm. Glenn Gould Studio.

Buddha's Song – new work for Chinese instrumental ensemble: dizi, zhongruan, percussion, erhu, pipa and guzheng. World premiere by Jiangsu Performing Art Group National Orchestra at the 2013 Suzhou Buddhism concert; 苏州西园菩提书院, April 5, 2013.

Lesson of Da Ji – a new opera commissioned by Toronto's Masque Theatre through Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council. Librettist: Marjorie Chan. Larry Beckwith: artistic director. Al Green Theatre, 750 Spadina Ave., Toronto. May 10th (Friday), May 11th (Saturday) at 8:00 p.m. May 12th Sunday Matinee at 3:00 p.m.

Qim – new work for solo harpsichord. Vivienne Spiteri, harpsichord. Premiere: May 16, 2013. Sala Isouard of the Teatru Manoel in Valletta, Malta Island.

Red Snow Medley – new work for violin and piano. James Kruspe, violin. Alice Ho, piano. Music for Red Snow Benefit Concert. May 30, 8 pm. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto.

Quiet Love and Moon Aria – two excerpts from opera Lesson of Da Ji arranged for soprano, guitar, and keyboard. Asian Heritage Month Gala Concert . Vania Chan, soprano; Chan Ka Nin, acoustic guitar; Alice Ho, keyboard. 7 pm, May 31st, 2013. Bata Shoes Museum.

Aeon – for solo piano. Claudia Chan, pianist. "OVER OPEN SEAS: The 21st Century Virtuoso". 5:30 pm, September 13, 2013. Canadian Music Centre. 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto

City Night – for soprano. flute, and harp. Musikon Concerts of New Canadian Music “Entangled Particles: Four Contemporary Chinese Artists”. Janice Jackson, soprano; Jack Chen, flute; Ellen Gibling, harp. Saint Mary's University Art Gallery, September 15, 2013.

Four Seasons Ballade's "Spring" and "Summer" – for tenor and piano. Derek Kwan, tenor; Shih-Yu Chuang, piano. World premiere, Oct. 3rd, 2013. National Hsin-Chu University of Education, Department of Music Concert Hall, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan.

Solus – solo piano work commissioned by pianist Yoko Hirota, world premiere October 25, 2013. Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal.

Drunkard's Rhapsody "酒鬼醉逍遙" – commissioned by Toronto's Dim Sum Ensemble 點心絲竹樂團 for for yangqin, 1 percussionist, 2 erhus, zhonghu, and cello. "Xpressions Concert", Oct. 27, Sunday 4 pm, 2013, Array Music Studio, Toronto.

New work – for string orchestra. Commissioned by Canadian Music Centre' s New Music for Young Musicians. University of Toronto School String Orchestra. Premiere at CMC's PING event in October 29, 2013. University of Toronto School, 371 Bloor St. West, Toronto.

Angst – for unaccompanied solo female voice. Janice Jackson, soloist. IAMA (International Artist Manager’s Association) Conference: "Spotlight on Canadian Composers". 1:30 pm, November 8, 2013. Maison Symphonique, Montreal.

Suite for Violin and Piano, Coeur à Coeur – for violin and piano, San Augustin Duo: pianist Diana Dumlavwalla and violinist Emma Banfield. Nov. 22, 12:30 pm, von Kuster Hall, Music Building, Western University.

City Night – for mezzo soprano and piano. Melody Sze (Mezzo-soprano); Christina Kwok (Piano). 2013 Chinese Composers' Festival. 8 pm, December 4, 2013. Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Hong Kong.

Four Seasons Ballade's "Autumn" and "Winter" – for erhu and piano. Nicole Li, erhu; Corey Hamm, piano. World premiere, 8pm, Dec 6th, Roy Barnett Recital Hall, UBC, Vancouver.

Moon's Lament – for voice and Chinese harp, world premiere. Chinese harp 箜篌specialist Lulu 魯璐, and Kungu Dan Dong Fei 昆曲旦角董飞; "魯璐演奏音樂會". Two concerts:  Dec. 19, 2013, Beijing Normal University Art Building Concert Hall.  Dec. 20, 2013, China Conservatory of Music Concert Hall, Beijing.

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Solus – for piano. Yoko Hirota, pianist. Von Kuster Hall, University of Western Ontario. January 10, 2104.

Heart to Heart – Piano Duo Yamamoto, grand prize winner of 2013 Dranoff Intermational 2 Pianos Competiton; New World Center, Miami, Florida. Jan. 22, 2014

Chain of Being – for flute, one piano four hands. Composition especially arranged for flutist Susan Hoeppner, Piano Duo 2x10 Lydia Wong and Midori Koga for the CD (Centrediscs) launch "Glistening Pianos", a disc devoted to music for two pianos by Alice Ho. 5 - 7 pm, Feb. 8, 2014, Canadian Music Centre. Link for CD info and sale:

Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty – for soprano and piano, world premiere. Meave Palmer, soprano; Helen Becqué, piano; April 11th at 5:15 pm, Father Madden Hall (Carr Hall U of T). 

Venom of Love– new work for live music and dance commissioned by Toronto's Little Pears Garden; choreographer Emily Cheung; mixed media artist Aries Cheung. Musicians: Vania Chan, coloratura soprano; Alejandro Cespedes, percussion. Premiere performances: Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto Harbourfront Centre, May 15, 16, 17, 2014.


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Drun Moon– premiere version for clarinet, violin, cello, erhu, guzheng, and piano. Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra's "What's Next: Festival of New Music - From the Eastern Gate: New works inspired by Chinese Heritage" Saturday, May 17th, 2014, at 7:30pm. Centenary United Church (24 Main St. W.)

Baile de Máscaras – new work for cellist Rachel Mercer and the Canadian Guitar Quartet. Ottawa Chamber Music Festival: "Sacred Spaces II". 11:00 – 12:30 August 3, 2014. Beechwood, the National Cemetery of Canada. 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa ON K1M 1K5

Heart to Heart – Piano Duo Yamamoto, Latin America tour, Bogota, Colombia. September 3, 2014. Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango, Sala de Conciertos, Bogota, Colombia

Chain of Being – for flute and two pianos. Dace Bickovska, flute; Antra & Normunds Viksnes, piano duo. Latvia premiere. “VIA  EX IDEA”. Latvian Academy of Music. Sept. 4, 2014.

Caprice – for unaccompanied solo violin, Heather Kao, soloist. Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra 2014-2015 Recital Series Recital 1, September 21, 2015. Cook Hall, Memorial University. 8 pm, Sept. 21, 2014.

Autumn – for flute, soprano, mezzo soprano, two percussion, viola. Continuum's full film and live music presentation "Souvenir", Betty Oliphant Theatre, Toronto. October 19 and 20, 2014. Shannon Mercer,soprano; Krisztina Szabo mezzo soprano; conductor, Greg Oh with Continuum New Music Ensemble. Gary Popovich, film maker.

Coeur à Coeur – world premiere version for flute and piano. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Lydia Wong, piano. Oct. 13 to Oct. 28, University of Toronto Faculty of Muisc China Tour.

Chain of Being – for violin, cello, and piano. Trio Lajoie: violinist Ariane Lajoie, cellist Julie Hereish and pianist Akiko Tominaga. Oct. 17 to Oct. 26 Debut Atlantic 2014-15 concert series. Link:

Solus – for piano. Yoko Hirota, pianist. LUMINA Concert Series. Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, October 21, 2014.

Tale of M'Whell – new work commissioned by New Works Calgary for Ensemble Resonance through a grant from Canada Council for the Arts. Colleen Athparia, piano; Stan Climie, bass clarinet; Steve Luniarz, violin; Michelle Todd, soprano; original lyrics by Marjorie Chan. Ontario/world premieres: Oct 28, 29, 30, 2014 at NUMUS concert series (Kitchener Waterloo), Canadian Muisc Centre, and Toronto Arts and Letters Club.

Ocean Child – winning composition of PEI Symphony Composers Competition for soprano and orchestra. World premiere: Nov. 23, 2014. PEI Symphony; Mark Shapiro, conductor. Charlottetown Confederation of the Arts Centre. "Celebrate Canada Event" for the 150 Years Anniversary of Charlottetown Conference.

Nirvana Sketches " 涅槃素描"– for solo male or female voice and orchestra. World premiere, Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, National Concert Hall (Taipei)臺北國家音樂廳 ; 7:30 pm, Dec. 16, 2014.


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Coeur à Coeur – for flute and piano. Susan Hoeppner, flute; Lydia Wong, piano.  UT Music Faculty Monday Night Series at Walter Hall on Jan. 19, 7 pm, 2015. Additional performance by the duo on Jan 26 in Italy.

Hakka Tea Bliss – for solo English Horn and orchestra. Winning composition of the U of T Friendship Orchestral Composition Competition. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra,conductor Edwin Outwater. World premiere on Feb 6 and Feb 7, 7:30 pm, Conrad Centre. Part of the 2015 University of Toronto New Music Festival. 

Glistening Pianos – Trivella Piano Duo, The Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation's
2014-2015 Season, "New World Classics". Sunday, February 8th, 2015, 6 p.m. New World Center
500 17th Street, Miami, Florida.

Cothurnus – trio for flute, cello, piano. Regina Symphony 2015 concert series "Little Symphony for Winds". Feb 21 and 22, 2015

Heart to Heart – for one piano four hands. World premiere. Duo Piano 2X10 Midori Koga and Lydia Wong. 2015 JUNO Awards Classical Nominees’ Showcase in Hamilton, ON, on March 14th at the Rock on Locke as part of JUNOFest with support from CBC Music.

Angst – for solo voice. Janice Jackson, soprano.Voice++ Festival, Victoria, B.C. March 21, 2015

Cool Academia – new band piece commissioned by University of Ottawa for Colonel By Secondary School concert band. Spring Concert premiere April 30, 2015. Colonel By Secondary School, Ottawa

Mira – for solo violin and string orchestra. Sinfonia Toronto, Nurhan Arman, conductor. Xiaohan Guo, solo violin. May 2, 2015, North York Performing Arts Centre.

Deep Cave Oriental Beasts – A 35’ stereophonic tape piece based on succession of “variations of water-dripping” in a mystical deep cave. Premiere: Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra's Invisible Orchestra event at Doors Open Hamilton, part of What Next Festival, in collaboration with the Canadian Music Centre. May 2, 2015. Old cotton factory at 270 Sherman Avenue, Hamilton.

Lesson of Da Ji – concert performance of 2013 Dora winning opera (based on historical story of famous Chinese concubine Da Ji). A fund Raising event for the recording of the opera. May 31, 8 pm. Music Gallery, more details at CMC event page:

Jubilation of Spring – Montreal Chamber Orchestra, Wanda Lillian Kaluzny, conductor. Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 12 pm.  June 2, 2015. Link:

Cothurnus for flute, cello, and piano. Michelle Cheramy, flute; Nathan Cook, cello; Phil Roberts, piano. "The Voice of Now: Contemporary Chamber Music for Flute, Cello, Piano". 11:30 am , Father Madden Hall, Carr Hall, St. Michael's College (U of T), 100 St. Joseph Street, Toronto, June 20, 2015.

Venom of Love tape music for dance. "Dance To Show" showcase performance by Little Pear Garden, Collective, Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto Harbourfront Centre, September 29, 4:30.

Cothurnus for flute, cello, and piano. Michelle Cheramy, flute; Nathan Cook, cello; Phil Roberts, piano. Nov, 7, 2015. Cook Hall, Memorial University, St. John's NFL. video link:

Spring - for mezzo soprano and piano, Peter Hinton's project in development "The End" first presentation. Nov. 11, 8 pm; Tarragon Theatre, Toronto. Charlotte Moore, voice; Laura Burton, piano.

The Lesson of Da Ji CD launch - hosted by Canadian Music Centre to celebrate Centrediscs release of Alice Ho's opera "The Lesson of Da Ji" on disc. Nov. 19, 2015, 5:30. 20 St. Joseph Street, Canadian Music Centre, Toronto. CD info-

Strange Luminescence for solo piano and large chamber ensemble. Commissioned by New Music Ensemble of the Glenn Gould Music School. World premiere. Claudia Chan, soloist. Brian Current, conductor. December 8th, 2015. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Performing Arts Centre, Toronto.

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Seiren – for flute, cello, and piano. Lindsey Goodman, flute;  Hannah Pressley , cello; Joe Dangerfield, piano. Tour performances: University of Florida on January 30 at 7:30 PM; Southeastern Louisiana University on February 1 at 7:30 PM; Florida Flute Association Festival either January 29 or 31st.

City Night – for mezzo soprano and piano. Jennifer Beattie. mezzo soprano; Adam Marks, piano. February 26th, 2016. The Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami.

City Night – for soprano and piano. Rebecca Waxman, soprano. Charmaine Fopoussi. piano. Western University, graduate recital.

Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty – for soprano and piano. Meave Palmer, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Canadian Art Song Project's Canadian Art Song Showcase presented by the Canadian Music Centre. 5:30 pm, March 18, 2016. Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street

Heart to Heart – for two pianos 4 hands. Danielle Guina and Kate Gray, Piano Ensemble Final Concert at Brandon University, Brandon MB. April 5, 2016. 

Jubilation of Spring – Okanagan Synphony Orchestra, "Master Works V: The Four Seasons": April 8th (Kelowna), 9th(Penticton), and 10th (Vernon), 2016. Link:

Evolving Elements – for solo marimba and strings. Michael Murphy, solo marimba. April 22, 2016. Walter Hall, University of Toronto.

Dark Waters – for woodwind quintet and strings. Vancouver Orchestra, Gordon Gerrard conductor. Sunday, Apr 24, 2016, 7:30pm Annex

Tale of M'Whell – Colleen Athparia, piano; Stan Climie, bass clarinet; Steve Luniarz, violin; Michelle Todd, soprano. May 3, 2016. New Works Calagary Concert Series, Calgary premiere.

Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty – for soprano and piano. Meave Palmer, soprano; David Eliakis, piano. Noon free concert, May 5, 2016. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Performing Arts Centre, Toronto.

Dark Waters – new version for chamber orchestra with electronic tape intro. World premiere, SONOS Chamber Orchestra: Nature as an inspiration for Music. Erik E. Ochsner, conductor. Merkin Concert Hall, New York, May 24, 2016.

Coeur à CoeurDuo Concertante: Nancy Dahn, violin; Timonthy Steeves, piano. St. John's Day Concert. June 24, 2016. St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (The Kirk), St. John's. Presented by The Tuckamore Festival.

Three Songs for Regent Park Music School Song Book Project – world premiere: "Lost Then Found", Katie Stillwell, voice; Doris Du, piano. "Detester, Aimer", Fatou Mukuna, voice; Justin Vuong, piano. July 22, 2016, Enoch Turner Schoolhouse, 106 Trinity Street, Toronto.

Kami – solo marimba with Taiko drums ensemble. Beverley Johnston (solo marimba) and TorQ Percussion Quartet. Sunday, 2 pm, August 7, 2016. Stratford Central Secondary School.

Angst - for solo female voice. Janice Jackson, soprano. September 22 - 24, 2016. Lumiere 2016, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Radiantia – concerto for solo percussion and orchestra. Beverley Johnston, soloist. Claudio Vena, conductor. Symphony On the Bay Orchestra. 3 pm, Oct. 20, 2016. Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Capriccio Ballo – concerto for violin and piano and strings. Xiaohan Guo, violinist. Zhengyu Chen, pianist. Maciej Żolotowski, conductor. Sinfonia Toronto, Thursday, November 10, 2016 CBC Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto.

Angst - for solo female voice. Janice Jackson, soprano. November 22, 2016. University Recital Hall, University of Lethbridge noon concert, Nova Scotia.

Moon's Lament – for voice and Chinese harp, world premiere. Chinese harp 箜篌specialist Lulu 魯璐, and Kungu Dan Dong Fei 昆曲旦角董飞; 魯璐箜篌作品專場音樂會, 2016年11月23日,香港大會堂劇院. Hong Kong City Hall Theatre, 8 pm November 23, 2016.


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Tale of M'Whell – Ensemble Resonance: Colleen Athparia, piano; Stan Climie, bass clarinet; Steve Luniarz, violin; Michelle Todd, soprano; "Sonic Images of Canada", January 26, 2017, 8 pm. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York, USA.

Dark Waters – for woodwind quintet and strings. Regina Symphony Chamber Players. "Voices of Canada", January 28 and 29, 2017. Government House, Regina.

Achavi – for accordio, harp, and vibraphone. Joseph Marcerollo, accordion; Erica Goodman, harp; Beverley Johnston, vibraphone. Faculty noon concert, Feb. 16, 2017, Walter Hall.

Coquette – for saxophone quartet. World premiere, "2017 Somewhere There Festival". 2 pm, February 26, 2017. Tiki Room, Tranzac Club, Toronto.

Quest – for string orchestra. Moordale Youth Orchestra, Larry Beckwith, conductor. Feb. 26, 3 pm, St. Patrick's Catholic School, Toronto.

Spring Moon – music and sound design for a play by Diana Tso, directed by Karthy Chin; produced by Mixed Company Theatre. Citadel theatre on Parliament and Dundas st. Performances April 19 ,20 21, 22,  7:30 pm ; April 21,22, 23 afternoon shows at 2pm.

Evolving Elements – solo marimba and string quartet. Eriko Daimo (solo marimba) and Delgani String Quartet. April 30 at 3 pm, 2017, Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Salem. May 16 at 7:30 pm, 2017, Temple Beth Israel in Eugene, OR, USA.

Caprice – Gloria Yip, solo violin. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conversatory of Music, Toronto. 6 pm, May, 2nd, 2017.

Moon Aria – Vania Chan, soprano; Wen Zhao, pipa. St. Andrew's Church, 73 Simcoe St, Toronto. "Singing Our History: A Canadian 150 Celebration" concert. May, 13, 7:30 pm.

The Madness of Queen Charlotte – world premiere: for soprano, flute, viola, cello, and piano. Commissioned by Talisker Players through Ontario Arts Council, original lyrics by Phoebe Tsang. 8:00pm, May 16, 2017. Trinity St. Paul’s Centre, Toronto.

The Depth of This Quiet – world premiere: 45' cantata for SATB chorus, flute/alto flute/piccolo, violin, viola, cello, guzheng, and pipa. Text based on collections of poetry by Nova Scotia writer Carole Glasser Langille, original Chinese poems by Alice Ho, and excerpts of ancient Chinese poetry by Li Bai. Commissioned by Cantori New York through the support of Toronto Arts Council. May 20 and 21, 2017; Church of St. Luke in the Fields, New York City.

Evolving Elements – solo marimba and string quartet. Beverley Johnston, solo marimba. 7:30 pm,  June 13 at the Corkin Gallery (Distillery District), Toronto.  LARK Ensemble concert series.

Your Daughter Fanny – world premiere: 45' music drama for voice, violin, and piano. Commissioned by soprano Caroline Schiller and Duo Concertante (Nancy Dahn, violin; Timonthy Steeves, piano) through WW 100 Living Memorial Commemoration Fund from Memorial University of Newfoundland.; libretto by NFL award winning writer Lisa Moore, based on war letters written by the Victorian Aid Detachment nurse Frances Cluett to her mother during World War I. Tuckamore Music Festival, Aug. 15, 8 pm, Cook Hall, MUN School of Music, St. Johns, NFL.

Éxtasis – for violin and piano. Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. "True North"- Music by the Canal, Cahrtwell Lord Lansdowne, 920 Bank Streey, Ottawa.

The Mysterious Boot – version for flute, bass clarinet, and piano. Trio D'Argento; Sibylle Marquardt, flute; Peter Stoll, bass clarinet; Todd Yaniw, piano. List of performances: 26/09 Gallery 345; 4/10 Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society; 16/10 Maison de la culture Frontenac/Montréal; 2/11 COC Lunch Hour Concerts.

The Moon Aria – soprano and piano version: Vania Chan, soprano; Erika Crino, piano. A program of live music and classical Japanese film, Oct. 15, 7 pm. The loft Cinema, 201 Division Street, Cobourg, Ontario.

Song of the Clouds – (excerpt from new opera "The Monkiest King") world premiere. For SATB choir, erhu, pipa, and piano. Teri Dun, conductor; Patty Chan, erhu; Wendy Zhou, pipa; Tina Faye, piano. CCOC Youth Chorus. Canadian Children's Opera Company 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts.

Seiren – for flute, cello, and piano. Leviathan Trio: Lindsey Goodman, flute;  Hannah Pressley , cello; Joe Dangerfield, piano. Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Sunday, 3 pm, October 29, 2017.

Quest – for string orchestra. Sinfonia Toronto, Johannes Rieger, conductor. Glenn Gould Studio, Friday, Nov. 10, 8 pm, 2017.

Éxtasis – for violin and piano. True North: 100 Years of Canadian Classical Music. Celebrate Canada's birthday with Canadian musicians Stephanie Chua (piano) and Veronique Mathieu (violin) as they host a classical revue of Canadian compositions to recognize Canada's birthday. Hart House, University of Toronto, Dec 10, 2017 .

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Kami – for solo marimba and three percussion. Beverley Johnston with TorQ's Richard Burrows, Jamie Drake, and Daniel Murphy. Walter Hall, Faculty of Music noon concert, Jan. 11, 2018.

Kami – Beverley Johnston with Fringe Percussion Quartet: Kwantlen Polytechnic University's “Day of Percussion” in Langley British Columbia. March 3, 2018

Coeur à Coeur – (2018 JUNO nominated work for Classical Composition of the Year) CBC JUNO Classical Music Showcase: David Gillham, violin; Corey Hamm, piano. March 24, 2 pm. CBC Vancouver Studio Concert Hall.

The Monkiest King – VOCAL SERIES - In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Canadian Children’s Opera Company presents a special preview of the world premiere of The Monkiest King, a new CCOC commission by award-winning composer Alice Ping Yee Ho and librettist Marjorie Chan. The Monkiest King transcends cultural boundaries and tells the Chinese legend of a mischievous yet determined mythological being who rises from humble origins to become a great protector of humanity. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre,  4 Seasons Opera House, Toronto. March 8, 12 noon, 2017.

Tempered Moon – Patty Chan, erhu; Wendy Zhou, pipa; Lina Cao, guzheng. Canadian premiere: Sound of Dragon Music Festival, 8 pm, April 8, 2018; Annex Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

Buddha's Song – for dizi, sheng, two erhu, percussion, pipa, guzheng, and cello. Joint Ensemble: Taiwan's Little Giant Chamber Ensemble, BC's Sound of Dragon Ensemble, and Toronto Chinese Orchestra Chamber Players. Canadian premiere: Sound of Dragon Music Festival, 8 pm, April 8, 2018; Annex Theatre, Vancouver, BC.

The Mysterious Boot CD Launch– Wednesday, April 18, 5:30 pm. 20 St. Joseph Street, Canadian Music Centre. Performances by flutist Susan Hoeppner, cellist Winona Zelenka, and pianist Lydia Wong.

Tempered Moon – Patty Chan, erhu; Wendy Zhou, pipa; Lina Cao, guzheng. Toronto Chinese Orchestra's mini concert: "As the Moon Rises" on April 21st at 8:00pm at the Cornell Recital Hall in the Cornell Community Centre, 3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham.

Moon Aria – Vania Chan, soprano; Wen Zhao, pipa. Toronto Masque Theatre's "The Last Chaconne - A Celebration". May 12, 8 pm. St. Lawrence Centre for the Performing Arts, 27 Front Front, Toronto.

Golden Fish: excerpt from The Monkiest King – Asian Heritage Month Concert and Art Showcase. Vania Chan, soprano; Teresa Suen-Campbell, harp; Stephan Tam, flute. May 22, 2018. Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto

The Monkiest King – world premiere: 60' to 70' opera commissioned by the Canadian Children Opera Company for their 50th Anniversary. Librettist: Marjorie Chan. May 25-27, 2018. Lyric Theatre
Toronto Centre for the Arts.

Begin – for womem SSA chorus. Commissioned by Oakville Children Choir through the Canada Council New Chapter project. Text by CBC Literary Awards winner Tanis Rideout. World premiere: July 1st, Canadian Choral Festival St. John's NFL.

Your Daughter Fanny – 45' operetta for soprano Caroline Schiller and Duo Concertante.
Ontario performances: Toronto Summer Festival. Heliconian Hall, 5 pm. July 31, 2018
Festival of the Sound in Parry Sound, Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts. August 2, 1:30 PM, 2018.

Seiren – The Leviathan Trio, Lindsey Goodman, flute, Hannah Pressley, cello, and Joseph Dangerfield, piano, is on the Leviathan Trio PARMA Recordings China Concert Tour presented by PARMA Recordings September 5th - 24th, 2018. Tour dates:
Friday, September 7th, 7:30 pm, Nantong Gengsu Theater, Nantong, China
Sunday, September 9th, 7:30 pm. Fujian Grand Theater, Fuzhou, China
Wednesday, September 12th, 8:00 pm. Liuzhou Art Center, Liuzhou, China
Saturday, September 15th, 7:00 pm. Dalian People's Club, Dalian, China
Sunday, September 16th, 7:30 pm. Changchun Theater, Changchun, China
Wednesday, September 19th, 7:30 pm. Wulanhaote Art Palace, Wulanhaote, China
Friday, September 21st, 7:30 pm Shijiazhuang Grand Theater, Shijiazhuang, China.

Coeur à Coeur – ( flute and piano version) Corey Hamm, piano; Paolo Bortolussi, flute. Vortex Temporum: The Nu:BC Collective in COncert. Sept. 27, 7:30 pm, 2018. Telus Studio Theatre, Chan Centre, 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, BC.

Cothurnus – 3inthe6ix Season 4. Laurel Swinden, flute; Kristin Day, bassoon; Talisa Blackman, piano. Friday. Oct. 12th, 7:30 pm, 2018. Runnymede United Church, 432 Runnemede Road, Toronto.

Begin – for womem SSA chorus. University of Toronto Women’s Chamber Choir, Oct. 21, 2:30 pm, 2018 at the Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St. West, Toronto.

Your Daughter Fanny – soprano Caroline Schiller and Duo Concertante. Oct. 23, Memorial University, St. John's, NFL.

Coeur à Coeur – Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition Winner’s Tour 2018: Grand prize winner violinist Amy Hillis with pianist Katherine Dowling. Oct. 24, 7:30 NACC; Oct. 25, Yellow Knife. Nov. 4, 3:30pm Hart House House, Univeristy of Toronto.

Éxtasis – Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. Oct. 28, 3 pm. Gustin House Recital Series, Saskatoon.

Evolving Elements – for marimba and string quartet. Colleen Berstein, solo marimba. Mctinosh Theatre, Univeristy of Michigan. 8 pm, Nov. 2, 2018.

Quest – for string orchestra. Thirteen Strings, Kevin Mallon conductor. Dec. 4, 2018, 7:30 pm. "Canadle Light Concert". Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa.

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Éxtasis – Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. Univeristy of Toronto New Music Festival. Noon concert at Walter Hall, Jan. 22, 2019.

Cock – new work for soprano and piano. Text by Carole Glasser Langille. Clarisse Tonigussi, soprano; Narmina Efendoyeva, piano. "Canadian Bird Song": Sat. Jan. 26, 7:30 pm: Grace Church on the Hill; Sat. Feb. 2, 7:30 pm: The Canadian Music Centre; Feb. 9, 7:30 pm: Heron Park Baptist Church.

Jubilation of Spring – Symphony Nova Scotia. March 8 & 9, 2019 at 7:30 pm. Janna Sailor, conductor. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

Éxtasis – Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. "Westcoast Winter Music Series": Clayoquot Sound Comunity Theatre, March 23, 2019. "In Praise of Woman: Music for Violin and Piano"' Music at Wentworth Villa, March 24, 2019.

Kagura Fantasy – 15' new work commissioned by the Mercer Duo: Akemi Mercer, violin; Rachel Mercer, cello. World premiere: 5 At the First Chamber Music Concert, April 13th, 3 pm , 2019. The First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn St S, Hamilton ON.

Détester, Aimer – Janet Jackson, soprano; Barbara Pritchard, piano. "Disordered Songs", Feb. 27, 2019. Dalhousie University, Halifax.

Begin – SSA girls chorus. Raise Her Voice from Oakville Choir for Children and Youth. "Here's To Sing", May 11, 1:30 pm & 4:40 pm, Oakville Centre for The Performing Arts.

Begin – selected work for ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) World Music Days Estonia 2019. Ellerhein Girl's Choir, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Glass Hall, Tallinn, Estonia. May 9, 2019. Boradcast link:

Heart to Heart– for piano 4 hands. Durval Cesetti and Nan Qi piano duo. Concert tour in Brazil:
May 8th - Natal, UFRN
May 17h - Brasília, Casa Thomas Jefferson
May 18th - Campinas, Conservatório Carlos Gomes
May 20th - São Paulo, EMESP
May 21st - Campinas, UNICAMP

Ocean Child Requiem– for female voice and tape. Vania Chan, soprano. Asian Heritage Month Gala Concert, University of Toronot Innis Town Hall, 7 pm, May 21, 2019.

Begin – Raise Her Voice (Oakville Choir for Children and Youth). Luminato's Maada'ooki Songlines, 8:00 to 9:45 pm, June 23, 2019. Toronto Harbourfront Centre Lakeside.

Heart to Heart – for one piano 4 hands will be performed by Durval Cessetti and Nan Qi piano duo in Poland:
Wroclaw - July 6th, 6pm, Klub Literatury (hall)
Wroclaw - July 7th, 4pm, Castle Wojnowice

Chain of Being – piano trio. Alias Chamber Ensemble 18th Season fall concert, Nashville, TN. September 17, 2017.

Asiatic Impressions – for flute, celo, and tape. Premiere: Sept. 25, 2019, UNB St. John. Sibylle Marquardt, flute; Paul Pulford, cello.

Caprice – Gillian Smith, solo violin. 7:30 pm, October 5th, 2019, Glenn Gould Studio.

Silk Road Fantasy – World premiere, a 15' work commissioned by the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra. Oct. 19, First Ontario Concert, Hall, Hamilton; Gemma New, conductor.

Buddha's Song – for dizi, sheng, two erhu, percussion, pipa, guzheng, and cello. Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor. Dec. 11 2019, National Recital Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.

New work – for dizi, sheng, yangqin, liuqin/alto ruan, pipa, guzheng, percussion, and erhu. Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra; Chih-Sheng Chen, conductor. World premiere, Dec. 11, 2019, National Recital Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.

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Four Seasons Suite for Violin and Piano – world premiere, Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. January 11, 21C New Music RCM, Toronto.

Cothurnus – for flute, cello, and piano, Trio D'Argento: Sibylle Marquardt, flute; Paul Pulford, cello; Todd Yaniw, piano. touring in BC:
January 23rd Silkpurse Centre West Vancouver
January 24th Alberni Classical Concerts/ Port Alberni/Vancouver Island
January 25th West Coast Winter Music Society/Tofino/Vancouver Island
January 26th Chemainus Classical Concerts, St.Michael’s/Chemainus/Vancouver Island

Witch On Thin Ice – world premier, 30' percussion theatre composition inspired by the life of Yoko Ono, commissioned by Beverley Johnston through the Canada Council for the Arts. Confluence concert series, Feb. 21 & 22, Aki Studio in Daniel Spectrum, Toronto.