Canadian composer Alison Yun-Fei Jiang has developed a remarkably strong voice for such a young composer. Drawing inspiration landscapes, poetry, literature, film music, and Chinese traditional opera, she has a flair for dramatic, large gestures.
Just hours after flying in from her home in Chicago where she studies at the University of Chicago, she met up with us to for a Q&A about her upcoming work for the Esprit Orchestra, personal tastes, and the trials and tribulations of being a composer.
Check out the video below:
You can hear her latest work, “Temporal ” performed by the Esprit Orchestra at New Wave Reprise at Trinity St. Paul’s Centre on Friday, April 5, 2019, at 7 pm.
Full details and tickets here: www.espritorchestra.com