Pang Chun-ting: In Different Spaces

November 24, 2022 / ISCM – HONG KONG SECTION

Pang Chun-ting (b. 1983) is a Hong Kong composer whose musical interest lies in the production of unstable sounds through the combination of pitch-based and noise-based materials. After graduating from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, he furthered his studies at the New England Conservatory and University at Buffalo. His composition teachers include David Felder, Malcolm Peyton, John Mallia, and Law Wing-fai. Pang has also attended various composition courses and festivals, leading to performances of his music by the foremost ensembles such as Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Linea, Cikada, Quatuor Makrokosmos, Ensemble Ascolta and Vertixe Sonora. 

In Different Spaces  Sometimes, elements interact to reinforce each other. Sometimes, they suppress themselves. The processes are being magnified in this collection of short pieces for percussion duet.