The works of composer Angus Lee are often characterised by intricate instrumental textures. The turbulent soundscape of APOCRYPHA is captured in this recording with impeccable clarity & precision, shining light on the many details that may otherwise have gone amiss in live performances.
The inaugural edition of HKNME's Hong Kong Monograph series features Chan Hing-yan's Sonic Affairs, a showpiece for sheng & ensemble, featuring the sheng virtuoso Loo Sze-wang.
THE CLASH OF ICICLES
Sri Lankan-born Australian composer Nirmali Fenn is a regular collaborator with the HKNME. Included on this portrait CD are a number of Fenn's major chamber compositions, including the titular The Clash of Icicles Against the Stars, which the Ensemble has performed on multiple occasions.