“committed to eliciting new repertoire” High Fidelity

“Accustomed to shattering listeners’ expectations” High Fidelity

“Grace and virtuosity” Jon Pareles, New York Times

“Variety” “Individualism” Jon Pareles, New York Times

“Exceptionally rewarding” Kansas City Star

“Musicians of extraordinary accomplishment and sensitivity performing sophisticated, involving music.” Kansas City Star

“Repeatedly… new areas have been opened to this listener by the magnetism and shared insightfulness.” James R. Oestreich, New York Times

“Riveting solos” James R. Oestreich, New York Times

“The performances were outstanding” Washington Post

“Music From China Combines Tradition with Modern Flair” Washington Post

“.. it would be equally hard to find such a range of richly imaginative new work — steeped in tradition yet thoroughly 21st-century — that transcends nationalism but retains, at its heart, a compelling and distinctive Chinese sensibility.”

Steve Smith of The New York Times praised our mission to expand our repertory and our “insatiable hunger for new music.”

Allan Kozinn of The New York Times praised our “fluid virtuosity.”


Of his “Antiphony,” High Fidelity wrote: “Not a moment in this composition is less than beautiful or less than interesting, and although it’s a serious piece, it’s far from pretentious.”
“The composer’s sense of dramatic pacing is superb, and his orchestration is nothing short of astonishing.”

“Pioneering achievements of the highest order.” High Fidelity.


“an extraordinary performer” Washington Post