chen yihan

composer · pianist

upcoming performances

Music from Good Shepherd

Sunday, October 13, 2019

5:00 pm, Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church

Chen Yihan Fallen Petals

Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Chen Yihan, piano

Tokyo to New York

Friday, October 25, 2019

7pm, Bargemusic Here and Now, Brooklyn, NY

Chen Yihan wither

Xiao Li, soprano; Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Chen Yihan, piano

 

The Art of the Étude

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Milton Court Cencert Hall, Barbican Centre, London, UK

CHEN YIHAN Study I “Evocation” from My Native Soil​

Tamara Stefanovich, piano

Li Qingzhao - Chinese poetry through modernity

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

A night of tradition realized through modernity

Co-sponsored by Princeton University Department of Music and East Asian Studies Program 

8pm, Taplin Auditorium, Princeton, NJ

Chen Yihan, lead composer/piano

Min Xiao-fen, pipa/sanxian/ruan/guqin/voice

Iarla Ó Lionáird, voice

Howie Kenty, electronics

 

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past performances

National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

October 06, 2019

CHEN YIHAN Spiritus

China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra; Lü Jia, conductor

Changqiang II “Contemplation on Purity”

August 03, 2019

Tokyo to New York Concerts – Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY.

 

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang II “Contemplation on Purity”

Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Taka Kigawa, piano

2019 Underwood New Music Readings

May 23, 2019

CHEN YIHAN Spiritus

American Composers Orchestra; Ludovic Morlot, conductor

2019 Beijing Modern Music Festival Opening Concert

May 18, 2019

2019 Beijing Modern Music Festival Opening Concert

National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China

CHEN YIHAN Moment

China National Symphony Orchestra; Wilson Ng, conductor

Latitude 49

May 12, 2019

Knox College, Galesburg, IL

CHEN YIHAN Luantan

Andy Hudson, clarinet
Andy Hall, soprano saxophone
Tim Steeves, violin
Max Geissler, cello
Jani Parsons, piano
Chris Sies, percussion

Latitude 49

April 08, 2019

Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

CHEN YIHAN Luantan

Andy Hudson, clarinet
Andy Hall, soprano saxophone
Tim Steeves, violin
Max Geissler, cello
Jani Parsons, piano
Chris Sies, percussion

Changqiang III “Little rituals here and there”

March 18, 2019

Eidson Duckwall Recital Hall, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN

​CHEN YIHAN Changqiang III “Little rituals here and there”

Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Miho Sasaki, piano​

Ensemble Three

February 20, 2019

Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

 

CHEN YIHAN —still—

Joel Brennan, trumpet; Don Immel, trombone; Ken Murray, guitar

Changzhou Longcheng Symphony Orchestra

December 30, 2018

CHEN YIHAN Our Heaven Will Be Clear, and Good Earth Will Be Nurturing​

Changzhou Longcheng Symphony Orchestra; Tang Han, conductor

A Celebration of the 40 year anniversary of the Chinese economic reform

December 18, 2018

A Celebration of the 40 year anniversary of the Chinese economic reform, Nanjing, China

CHEN YIHAN Roots

Zhi Yin, piano

Musica Moderna

December 01, 2018

The 73rd session “Musica Moderna”, Academy of Music, Łódź, Poland

CHEN YIHAN Little Rituals Here and There

THE NEW YORK VIRTUOSO SINGERS

October 26, 2018

Advent Lutheran Church, Broadway at 93rd Street, New York

The New York Virtuoso Singers; Harold Rosenbaum, conductor

CHEN YIHAN Who knows how many flowers fell?

Tokyo to New York

September 14, 2018

at Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY. 

Raymond LUEDEKE “In This World” for clarinet and piano (World Premiere)

Jin Hee HAN “90 away” for clarinet and piano (World Premiere)

CHEN Yihan Where might your home be? for clarinet, yangqin, and piano  (World Premiere)

 

Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Chengjin Koh, yangqin; Chen Yihan, piano

Rorem at 95

September 07, 2018

a Rorem 95th birthday concert celebration

at Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY

 

ROREM: Four Colors

ROREM: Full of Life

ROREM: Toccata from Piano Sonata No. 1
ROREM: Pas de Trois (world premiere)

Jennifer Higdon: A Gentle Notion (Notes for Ned)
Daron Hagen: Early, Later (Notes for Ned)
Troy Peters: Gymnopedie & Toccata (Notes for Ned) (world premiere)

 

Eiko Kano, violin; Thomas Piercy, clarinet; Chen Yihan, piano

Mosaic Flute Duo

May 20, 2018

2pm at First Presbyterian Church, Stirling, NJ

 

Natasha Loomis and Mitzy Nonaka, flute

CHEN Yihan Vox Gandharva

Changqiang IV "Luantan"

April 24, 2018

8pm at Morse Hall, The Juilliard School, New York, NY

 

HE Yujie, violin; CHEN Yandi, piano

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang IV "Luantan" (world premiere)

Mosaic Flute Duo

March 26, 2018

8pm at Morse Hall, The Juiliard School, New York, NY

 

Natasha Loomis and Mitzy Nonaka, flute

CHEN Yihan Vox Gandharva

Mosaic Flute Duo

March 26, 2018

6pm at Silvana Harlem, New York, NY

 

Natasha Loomis and Mitzy Nonaka, flute

CHEN Yihan Vox Gandharva

Mosaic Flute Duo

February 18, 2018

9:45 AM at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention

Sheraton Reston Hotel

11810 Sunrise Valley Dr.

Reston, VA 20191

 

Natasha Loomis and Mitzy Nonaka perform "Pathways", a recital program featuring all contemporary music for two flutes, including the premiere of the commissioned "Vox Gandharva" by Chen Yihan. 

 

CHEN YIHAN Vox Gandharva (World premiere)

Entre Madeiras Trio

February 10, 2018

9:30pm at Museu Grão Vasco em Viseu, Viseu, Portugal

 

Miriam CARDOSO, flute; Filipe BRANCO, oboe; João NUNES, saxophone

CHEN YIHAN Desert Dew - for Syrian refugees

Entre Madeiras Trio

February 09, 2018

9:30pm at Biblioteca Nacional da Guarda, Guarda, Portugal

 

Miriam CARDOSO, flute; Filipe BRANCO, oboe; João NUNES, saxophone

CHEN YIHAN Desert Dew - for Syrian refugees

Li Qi's Master's Recital

January 21, 2018

4 pm at Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN

 

Anne DALEY, Flute; Savannah GENTRY, Flute; Wai Ki WUN, Clarinet; CHEN Yihan, piano

LI Qi An Autumn Dusk in the Mountains...

YIN Yue clarinet; CHEN Yihan, piano

LI Qi Through the dimmed dreams...

Red plum blossoms in the veiled night

December 14, 2017

8pm, Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, New York, NY

 

Qi Kong, piano

Chen Yihan Expression V "Red plum blossoms in the veiled night"

Tokyo to New York Concerts

November 18, 2017

7pm at Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY

 

Thomas PIERCY, clarinet; CHEN Yihan, piano

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang III "Little rituals here and there" (world premiere)

Entre Madeiras Trio | 3ºccc

October 22, 2017

CHEN YIHAN Desert Dew - for Syrian refugees (world premiere)

Juilliard Composers' Concert

October 16, 2017

8pm at Morse Hall, The Juilliard School, New York, NY

 

Thomas PIERCY, hichiriki; CHEN Yihan, piano

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang II "Contemplation on Purity"

Tokyo To New York Concerts

October 15, 2017

6pm at Good Shepherd Church, Brooklyn, NY

 

Thomas PIERCY, clarinet and hichiriki; CHEN Yihan, piano

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang II "Contemplation on Purity" 

CHEN YIHAN Reflections I "Notes from New York" (world premiere)

Tokyo To New York Concerts

September 22, 2017

8pm at Bargemusic, Brooklyn, NY

 

Thomas PIERCY, hichiriki; CHEN Yihan, piano

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang II "Contemplation on Purity"  (world premiere)

Literati Music: A new music concert

April 06, 2017

At Indiana University Memorial Union, Bloomington, IN

CHEN Yihan, piano; SHI Ling, pipa; YIN Yue, soprano; Christoph Wagner, cello; Alvin Ho, conductor

LI QI Threads of Spring

CHEN YIHAN Vanished Through Time

LI QI Bright Moon Shines Between the Pines

CHEN YIHAN Changqiang I "Our Outcry" (world premiere)

CHEN YIHAN Phantasms

Jeffrey Milarsky: The Juilliard Orchestra

April 03, 2017

7:30pm at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


CHEN YIHAN Dust (world premiere)

Paul Recital Hall, The Juilliard School

March 24, 2017

Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, New York, NY

Max Tan, violin; Jung-a Bang, piano

CHEN YIHAN Two Hokkien Songs from Taiwan for viola and piano (world premiere)

OPERA-COMPOSER COLLABORATIVE PROJECT 2017

March 19, 2017

At The Juilliard School, New York, NY

Jessica Niles, soprano; Chris Reynolds, piano (for Vulnerable City)

CHEN YIHAN Vulnerable City (world premiere)

The Clearing: a contemporary piano festival by Portland Piano International - "Piano + Concert"

November 12, 2016

Tamara Stefanovich, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Chen Yihan, Claudia Chan, piano; Amelia Lukas, flute; Emile Cole, violin; Nancy Ives, cello

MESSIAEN Merle Noire

CARTER Enchanted Preludes

KURTÁG Four-Hand Selections from Jatekok

BENJAMIN Two or Four

LERVIK Imbalances II

KURTÁG From Requiem for a Friend

SCHÖNBERG 2 Pieces for Solo Piano from Op. 19

WEBERN 3 Pieces for Cello and Piano

KURTÁG Shadows

CARTER Epigrams

The Clearing: a contemporary piano festival by Portland Piano International

November 11, 2016

Chen Yihan, Claudia Chan, piano

TAKEMITSU Rain Tree Sketch I

TAKEMITSU Rain Tree Sketch II

BOULEZ Selections from 12 Notations

MESSIAEN Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus - No. 1 Regard du père

MICHELLE AGNES MAGALHAES Mobile

SAUNDERS Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

LACHENMANN Wiegenmusik

UNSUK CHIN Klavieretüde No. 1 "in C"

UNSUK CHIN Klavieretüde No. 6 "Grains"

LACHENMANN Guero

MATTHIAS KRÜGER Renk

Indiana University Art Museum

August 11, 2016