VLOG (IAN THE COMPOSER)

2016 - 2017 Season

Ian the Composer Ep. 1 - Montreal Contemporary Music Lab (Part I)

I am up in Montreal for the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab. There I teamed up with Gaspard Daigle, a double bassist, and we created a piece entitled Drink Myself Into Oblivion in less than 10 days.

 

Co - directors: Ian Ng and Bogs

Ian the Composer Ep.2 - Montreal Contemporary Music Lab (Part II)

Part II of my adventure up in Montreal for the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab and all things leading up to the world premiere of Drink Myself Into Oblivion, a new piece I created with Gaspard Daigle, a double bassist from Quebec City.

 

Co - directors: Ian Ng and Bogs

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2015 - 2016 Season

Ian the Composer Ep. 4 - You Make Me Wanna

A side project I did in Summer 2015. Silly and Fun !!!

 

Music, text and vocal: Ian the Composer

Ian the Composer Ep.3 - Voices in My Head

I always have voices in my head when I try to write music....

 

Music and vocal: Ian the Composer

Ian the Composer Ep.2 - A Premiere with NY Symphonic Brass

"I Recall that Night at the Opera" - A premiere with New York Symphonic Brass and behind-the-scene footages.

Ian the Composer Ep.1 - Pre-season Catch up

My video journal is finally coming back. This season is going to be bigger than ever. 

 

Watch and catch up with me with unseen rehearsal and performance footage and a sneak peak.

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2013 - 2014 Season

Ian the Composer Ep.10 - A Retrospect (Season Finale)

(2013 - 2014 Season)

It's the season finale and the last chapter of my four-part documentary on my journey back home !

Ian the Composer Ep.9 - Going Back to My Roots (Part II)

(2013 - 2014 Season)

Third of my four-part documentary on my trip back to Hong Kong. This time I am revisiting my professional school The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts ... 

 

and a sneak peak on the final upcoming episode !

 

重返 香港演藝學院

Ian the Composer Ep.8 - Going Back to My Roots (Part I)

(2013 - 2014 Season)

Second of a four-part documentary on my trip back to Hong Kong. This time I am revisiting my high school... 

 

and a sneak peak on the upcoming episodes !

 

重返王少清中學

Ian the Composer Ep.7 - A Triumphant Return

(2013 - 2014 Season)

First of a four-part document on my triumphant return. I had a world premiere performance during the 2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival. This episode shows all things leading up to the performance... and a sneak peak on the upcoming episodes !

 

Cameramen: Melody Chung, Betty Sit, Joanne Cheng, Galison Lau, Mark Knill, Kenneth Lee, Ian Ng

 

Cameo Appearances: Melody Chung, Susanna Yu, Galison Lau, Ringo Chan, Eric Yip, Choi Sai Ho, Joyce Tang, Lam Lan Chee, Leung Chi Ching, Nancy Loo, Phil Whalen

 

"An Occasional Fretful Stamping of Hooves" is a 2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival commission

 

"Images of Hong Kong" is a 2014 Hong Kong Arts Festival production

Ian the Composer Ep.6 - Recording Session at Avatar Studios

(2013 - 2014 Season)

I had a recording session at Avatar Studios, one of the best studios in the world that produce many Broadway, film, TV and Grammy-award winning albums. This recording of my music A Constant Fretful Stamping of Hooves is for David Fernandez's new ballet featuring ballet dancers from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre in April 2014.

Video director: Scott Schlexer
Producer: Ian Ng
Recording Studio: Avatar Studios (Studio C)
Recording engineer: Robert L.Smith
Recording technician: Mike Bauer

Musicians
Violin - Elaine Ng
Viola - Blake Allen
Cello - Fjóla Evans
Doublebass: Tim O'Hara
Clarinet: Samuel Marques
Flute: Nic Handahl
Piano: Dimitri Dover
Bass Drum: Abby Fisher
Timpani: Marc Akiyama

Ian the Composer Ep.5 - Premiere with the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra

(2013 - 2014 Season)

I had a premiere with the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra in Dec 2013. It was a nice finale to my year of 2013. It was quite a journey leading up to the performance at the Brooklyn Museum.

Special thanks to my manager Scott Schlexer !

Camera crew - Scott Schlexer, Derrick Frenney
Guest Appearance: Nick Armstrong, Tim Evans, Derrick Frenney, Timothy Winnes

Ian the Composer Ep.4 - Hanging out with Tenor Jeffrey Hartman

(2013 - 2014 Season)

I recently met a friend named Jeffrey Hartman who is an award-winning opera singer. I had so much fun hanging out with him just a little before he goes on his international tour.

Ian the Composer Ep.3 - Coming back with a Confession

(2013 - 2014 Season)

After a month, I'm coming back with a confession, and some coming up events.

Ian the Composer Ep.2 - Networking at the Asia Society, NYC

(2013 - 2014 Season)

Networking at the Asia Society, NYC, on the upper east side.

 

Cameramen: Tim Evans, Joel Zack and Michael Carey

 

Guest Appearance: Tim Evans, Michael Snider, Joel Zack, Jose Sepulveda, Jeremy Davidson, Benji Theodore, Todd, Jim Lin, Kevin Colgon, Giordano Fusco, Jason Kim, Gerard Mignone, David Hahn and David Reid

Ian the Composer Ep.1 - Pre-season Housewarming

(2013 - 2014 Season)

I have recently moved house. And I am all set for the New Season 2013 Fall !

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Summer of 2013

Ian Ng Ep.14 - A New York Night at the Gallery