Huang Ruo


Recently awarded both the First Prize and the Audience Award from the prestigious Luxembourg International Composition Prize 2008, Huang Ruo is hailed by the New Yorker as”one of the most intriguing of the new crop of Asian-American composers.” His music has been premiered and performed by the New York Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Asko Ensemble, the Nieuw Ensemble, the Dutch Vocal Laboratory, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, under conductors such as Wolfgang Sawallisch, James Conlon and Dennis Russell Davies. His music has been played in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall and Weill Recital Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center, Miller Theatre at Columbia University, Symphony Space (New York), the Academy of Music (Philadelphia), the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, the Chicago Cultural Center, the Harris Concerto Hall (Aspen), the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ and Paradiso (Amsterdam), the Shanghai Concert Hall, and the Hong Kong City Hall cultural complex.