Composium 2021

Live + Digital
The 4th Singapore International Composition Competition for Chinese Chamber Music

The fourth Singapore International Composition Competition for Chinese chamber music – Composium 2021 (digital + live) is a triennial composition festival organised by Ding Yi since 2012. Through this platform, Ding Yi hopes to provide a platform for composers of all nationalities and ages to write Chinese chamber music and establish a wide repertoire of Chinese chamber works.

FINALISTS ​
Category A​
Category B1​
Category B2
Zhou Jia Ying​
Title: Twinkling of Bonfire Night 
Theme: Chinese Festivals and Customs
Theme: Life Sentiments
Theme: Life Sentiments
Liu Yu Hui​​
Title: The Rhythm of Lv Opera VI --'New Year Pictures'
Cheng Kuang-Chih​
Title: Chilly-Autumn with 
Misshapen Beauty Moon
 ​ 
Zhang Yi Meng
Title: Ode on the Spring 
Liu Peng
Title: Sitting Together Among the White Clouds 
Xie Qin Wei
Title:  Memory ​
Ding Jian Han
Title: Lu (nox) 
He Jia Ning​​
Title: Ocean Breath  
Zhang Zhi Liang​​
Title: Tumbleweed

Ding Yi seeks to:

1.  Promote international awareness towards Chinese chamber ensemble and their music

2.  Establish a wide repertoire of Chinese chamber music

3.  Provide a platform for composers of all nationalities and ages to compose for Chinese chamber music

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​THE TWO THEMES
Lanterns

Chinese
Festivals
and Custo
ms

Relating to traditional Chinese festivals of the Chinese culture and/or customs (e.g. Chinese New Year, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival, Winter Solstice, etc.)

Life 

​Sentiments

 Many creations come to life when we experience crisis and/or witness a significant life event in our lives (e.g. the past year of 2020 was a year of challenges, but at the same time, provided endless inspiration) 

Discovering Chinese Chamber Music with Ding Yi Series 

'Discovering Chinese Chamber Music with Ding Yi' series showcases the uniqueness of each Chinese instrument and discovers the sounds and identity behind Ding Yi ensemble!