Man-Ching Donald Yu

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Yu Man Ching (Chinese: ) is a Hong Kong composer.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Born in Hong Kong. Yu earned his B.Mus. degree in piano performance and composition from Baylor University (U.S.), later he received his Ph.D. in composition and music theory at Hong Kong Baptist University. As a prolific composer, his more than hundred works range from chamber and vocal to large-scale choral and symphonic works. His works have been featured at various international festivals and venues throughout the North and South America, Europe, and Asia including the International Review of Composers, Serbia (2015), the EurAsia International Music Festival, Yekaternburg Russia (2017), the Expo Milano, Italy (2015), the International Festival of Modern Art: Two Days and Two Nights of New Music (2011, 2015), and the International Kiev Music Fest (2014),etc. In 2013 fall, his Second Symphony “World” for chorus and orchestra was premiered by the Uzhgorod Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus. His music has been published by Edizioni Sconfinarte (Italy) and recorded by recording labels including Albany Records.

Selected Works: Discography[edit]

  • First Symphony for orchestra (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • From the Depth for soprano, chorus and orchestra (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Octet for strings (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Sunset in My Homeland for violin, clarinet, and piano (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Disintegration for piano and electronics (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Explosion for piano (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Two Poems by Ya Hsien for baritone and piano (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • Breeze for flute (TROY 1378, Albany Records)
  • The Maximum Speed of Raphael's Madonna for flute and piano (TROY 1378, Albany Records)


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