My piece 度母化生 (Emanations of Tara) is released in this CD

March 29, 2020 Comments off

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January 5, 2020 Comments off

My piece 丝绸之路 (Miles upon Miles for violin solo, is released in this CD.

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Pipa Plays Opera: Three Scenes from Romance of Western Chamber

December 18, 2019 Comments off

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July 25, 2019 Comments off

Original soundtracks by Yao Chen: Li Cheng film, Biennale Cinema, QUEER LION AWARD, 75th Venice International Film Festival/Venice Days

September 2, 2018 Comments off

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https://www.francemusique.fr/emissions/creation-mondiale-l-integrale/cinq-stades-de-l-existence-pour-harpe-de-chen-yao-rediffusion-integrale-et-portrait-du-compositeur-59420

March 24, 2018 Comments off

France Musique interview! 30 mins! The interview mainly introduces my Cinq Stades de L’existence, and also surveys my other 5 recent music works including “Tsanglang,Tsanglang”, “Two Poems”, “Yearning”, “Jun”, and “The Supplicant”. Thanks Nicolas Tulliez and Anne Montaron. Thanks every musician who participated, and you are all wonderful! I am indebted.
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Emanations of Tara

March 2, 2018 Comments off

Emanations of Tara (commissioned by the Harvard University Fromm Music Foundation) is a piece of mine specifically dedicated to Civitas Ensemble. (http://www.civitasensemble.org/).   The piece was premiered by the ensemble on March 15, 2015 at the Nichols Hall of Music Institute of Chicago, and the second performance took place at Galvin Hall of the Northwestern University School of Music on February 26, 2018.

On March 4, 2018, Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents its third performance at the Art Institute of Chicago Fullerton Hall. Musicians include Yuan-Qing Yu (Chicago Symphony Orchestra Assistant Concertmaster), Kenneth Olsen (Chicago Symphony Orchestra Assistant Cello), Lawrie Bloom (Chicago Symphony Orchestra clarient/bass clarinet) , pianist Winston Choi and pipa player Yihan Chen.  

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