Created during the pandemic, Unboxing New Music is a digital in conversation programme that explores new music from this part of the world, and to gather some of the finest composers and performers from Singapore and Asia to chat about their lives, inspiration and their music.
A special Unboxing New Music edition, Sounds of Asia is a full-length digital concert which celebrates the rich diversity of Asian composers, including established Malaysian composer Yii Kah Hoe; storied Korean composer Isang Yun; Canadian composer Claude Vivier; and award-winning Singaporean composer Koh Cheng Jin. It also launches the newly-minted Singaporean group, Ensemble Æquilibrium.
About the group
Ensemble Æquilibrium is a new music ensemble made up of the top contemporary performers in Singapore. Founded in 2020, Ensemble Æquilibrium is committed in delivering quality performances of the finest 20th & 21st century masterworks, championing and commissioning works by Asian composers, cultivating new music audiences within the region, and seeking meaningful collaborations across disciplines and genres in pursuit of new artistic grounds. The ensemble currently consists of members from Singapore, Switzerland and Italy.
This Video on Demand (VOD) is a digital concert, specially recorded for SIFA v2.020.