Vivian Fung – News

Fung commissioned by the National Arts Centre

Vivian Fung has been commissioned by the National Arts Centre of Canada to write a new work for the National Arts Centre Orchestra – premiere to take place on March 22, with subsequent performance in Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall.   For the 2017-18 season, her orchestral works will be performed across North America including with […]

Fung HARP CONCERTO

LPR Live has posted the premiere performance of Vivian Fung’s Harp Concerto online. Featuring the virtuoso soloist Bridget Kibbey, the premiere was given at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on April 6, 2014, with conductor Andrew Cyr leading the Metropolis Ensemble. Listen here.

Fung at the Vancouver Biennale

Vivan Fung’s new Biennale Snapshots was premiered at the Vancouver Biennale on the Vancouver Symphony’s opening concert. Inspired by artwork in the outdoor exhibition, the piece was a vivid reminder of Fung’s fresh and engaging orchestra composition. Read more here: Vancouver Biennale Review Vancouver Classical Music Fung was featured on the cover of Boulevard Magazine […]

Vancouver Biennale brings together Vivian Fung and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Biennale brings together JUNO® Award-­‐winning Canadian composer Vivian Fung and the GRAMMY® and JUNO® Award-­‐winning Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for the world premiere performance of a commissioned work inspired by the Vancouver Biennale exhibition. The performance will be part of the VSO’s 2015-­‐2016 season opening concert, and will launch live music as part of […]

Toronto Symphony Premiere’s Fung Violin Concerto No. 2

The world premiere of Violin Concerto No. 2, commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for concertmaster Jonathan Crow, will be featured at TSO’s New Creations Festival. “A Mind of Winter” Program: Dai Fujikura: Tocar y Luchar (Canadian Premiere) George Benjamin: A Mind of Winter (Canadian Premiere) Vivian Fung: Violin Concerto 2 (World Premiere/TSO Commission) Dutilleux: […]