Xintong Wang

Residence: Toronto, Canada

Xintong Wang was born in China and is currently studying her Master of Music in Composition at University of Toronto under the guidance of Christos Hatzis. Previously, she received her bachelor’s degree in composition at Central Conservatory of Music. Her compositions have been performed by such ensembles as the China Youth Symphony Orchestra and Zafraan ensemble. In 2008 she was awarded the third Palatino Award for her duet Zhuan. In 2012, her “First Symphony” was performed at the Beijing Concert Hall, and she was commissioned by the Beijing International Composition Workshop to compose a quartet for violin, viola, Guzheng and Sheng that was premiered in 2013. Later in February of 2015, Her string quintet was performed in 2015 as part of the University of Toronto’s New Music Festival 2014–15 season of events.

Date: June 1, 2015

Source: JTTP 2015