Donald Yu’s music is once described by a Fanfare critic as “forming an arresting and personal intermixing of tonal and atonal languages, with the musical colors and gestures of his native country infiltrating the mix…” Yu currently serves as a full-time academic staff of the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Yu’s more than hundreds compositional oeuvre have been radio broadcast and featured at various venues, events, festivals, and conferences throughout the North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Yu received commissions and/or performances from the Lugansk Academic Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chernivtsi Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Opera Hong Kong Chorus, the Choral Fellows of the Harvard University Choir (U.S.), the Onondaga Civic Symphony Orchestra (U.S.), Equinox Trio (Malta), MusicOrba (France), Duo 46 (U.S.), the Hong Kong Youth Choir, and the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, etc .Yu’s music has been published by Edizioni Sconfinarte in Italy, Helm & Baynov Verlag in Germany, and Zimbel Press in U.S., etc. His music is recorded on Zimbel Records and Albany Records (U.S.).
LISTEN: Clouds in My Dream for piano and electronics
Man-Ching Donald Yu, Piano