CHAN Ka Nin

Composer

Twice winner of Juno Awards for Best Classical Composition, composer CHAN Ka Nin’s music has been described by critics as “sensuous,” “haunting,” and “intricate.” The composer often draws his inspiration directly from his personal experiences: for example, the birth of one of his daughters, the death of his father, his spiritual quests, or his love for Canada.

Next Event - Premiere of his Harp Concerto by Sinfonia Toronto under Nurhan Arman with harpist Teresa Suen-Campbell at Trinity St. Paul Centre in Toronto on November 11, 2022

Biography

Twice winner of Juno Awards for Best Classical Composition, composer CHAN Ka Nin’s works have been performed by ensembles and artists such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Orchestra, CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Esprit Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra London Canada, Symphony Nova Scotia.

His numerous international awards include Béla Bartók International Composers’ Competition, Barlow International Competitions, International Horn Society Composition Contest, Jean Chalmers Award, PROCAN Young Composers’ Competition and Amherst Saxophone Quartet Composition Competition.

Characteristically luminous in texture and exotic in instrumental colors, Chan’s music has been described by critics as “sensuous,” “haunting,” and “intricate.” The composer often draws his inspiration directly from his personal experiences: for example, the birth of one of his daughters, the death of his father, his spiritual quests, or his connection to nature and concern for the environment.

CHAN Ka Nin

Composer

Events

11.11.2022
Premier of Harp Concerto by Sinfonia Toronto under Nurhan Arman with soloist Teresa Suen-Campbell.

This concert will be livestreamed on Friday, November 11, 2022, 8 pm from theTrinity St. Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West. It will remain available online for 4 more weeks.

27.11.2022
Premiere of Moods of Lake Couchiching by AsianArt Ensemble in Berlin, Germany on November 27, 2022.

Production of the AsianArt Ensembles in cooperation with Kultur Büro Elisabeth With friendly support of inm Berlin e.V.

Compositions

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Contact

Please also visit the my profile at Canadian Music Centre