Vivian Fung

NPR describes JUNO Award-winning composer Vivian Fung as “one of today’s most eclectic composers.” Upcoming performances of Fung’s work include the world premieres of her expanded Flute Concerto, commissioned by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and performed by VSO Principal Flutist Christie Reside; a new orchestral work for Houston-based ROCO (River Oaks Chamber Orchestra); and a short piano work based on Ligeti’s Etudes, to be performed by Han Chen, part of the commissioning project “Ligeti Etudes meets 18 Composers,” celebrating the composer’s centenary in 2023; plus the European premieres of Baroque Melting with Berner Symphonieorchester, conducted by Gemma New, and Prayer, presented by the Argovia Philharmonic, both in Switzerland. Born in Edmonton, Canada, Fung received her doctorate from The Juilliard School. She lives in California with her family.