Taste of Taiwan 《品味台灣》- Lan Tung (2017)
featuring Lan Tung (voice & Chinese percussion)
Taste of Taiwan celebrates the amazing variety of Taiwanese food, listing great dishes, snacks, and drinks from breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, to the late hours at the night markets. Through a dazzling food tour, it brings the audience to a land of a vibrant culture. The music draws materials from Taiwanese opera and folk songs; however, the use of poly rhythms and musical instruments from different cultures reflects the composer’s experiences of living and working in the multi-cultural environment in Canada. This piece was commissioned by the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra with the support of a Canada Council grant.