CHENG, I-Lly

CHENG, I-Lly

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I-lly Cheng (b.1984) creates the interdisciplinary composition comprising physical movement, electronics, soundscape, video, and installations. Fascinated by objecthood, she has been experimenting with various tangible materials. As a performance explorer, she has also been navigating among the possibilities of performers' individuality. Her music has been performed in various venues, such as International Rostrum of Composers, Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt, ISCM World Music Day, International Computer Music Conference...etc.

 

I-lly received her Bachelor in piano at National Taiwan University of Arts, her master degree in Composition at National Taiwan Normal University, and the master study in Live Electronics at Conservatorium van Amsterdam. She was a resident composer at CitéInternationale des Arts in Paris in 2014.

 

Her work, Into Strings, has received high recognition at the International Rostrum of Composer 2010. Her string quartet Dark, Light has won first prize at the fine arts creation award held by the Taiwan Ministry of Education. And her composition for soprano and electronics Heterochromatic Dream was selected as vocal piece in 2010-2011, sponsored by National Theater Concert Hall of Taiwan. Her quartet for Chinese traditional instrument Shan has won third prize at the composition competition of Chai Found traditional Music Workshop.

 

For more information, please visit: http://i-llycheng.com/

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Selected works
Misreading
2019
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Touch
2017
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The Sensation of Reality
2016
Kodama
2016
Dark, Light
2010
Selected works
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Misreading

2019
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Touch

2017

The Sensation of Reality

2016

Kodama

2016

Dark, Light

2010
Orchestral/Concerto Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
The Sensation of Reality double concerto for sho and recorder with live electronics 2016 20'
Vocal Works/Choral
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Heterochromatic Dream for soprano, piano and electronics 2011 5'
Chamber Music Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Trace for flute, piano, violin, viola, cello, amplified watercolor paper 2019 10'
Touch for four water installations/ percussionist 2017 10'
Waves for four open instrument and electronics 2016 6'
Within a Tranquil Space for shakuhachi, duduk, sho, sheng, guzheng and guqin 2016 7'
UNI- for Sho, Recorder, Live electronics and video 2015 15'
Shan for erhu, pipa, shen, zheng 2011 7'30''
Dark, Light string quartet 2010 10'
Solo Instrumental Works
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Dew for dizi and live electronics 2019 12'
Subtlety for prepared Zheng, live electronics and video/ light 2017 11'
Ceasing Time for cello and live electronics 2016 10'
Kodama for shakuhachi and live electronics 2016 8'30"
Piano Etude NO.1-5 -for piano and live electronics 2016 10'
Yours Mine for solo instrument, voice and flexible tape 2016 10'
.. .. for Harpsichord and Live electronics 2015 8'
Untitled Journey for saxophone and live electronics 2015 5'
Submerged in Silence for piano, live electronics and image 2013 9'
Electronics
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Mikrokosmos No.1 for VR and Ambisonic system 2020 5'
Yong for sheng, synthesizer and 8 channels live electronics 2020 15'
Misreading for 40 installed transducers under concert hall chairs and projection mapping one the ceiling 2019 12'
Touch - Solo for one water installation and a performer 2018 5'
Into Strings Electronics 2009 5'
Other
Title Instrumentation Year Duration NCAF-funded
Des Script immersive music score installation 2014

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Title Instrumentation Year Duration
Yong for sheng, synthesizer and 8 channels live electronics 2020 15'
Trace for flute, piano, violin, viola, cello, amplified watercolor paper 2019 10'
Yours Mine for solo instrument, voice and flexible tape 2016 10'