Lunchtime Concert with An-Ting Chang
Thu 27 Jan 2022
An-Ting Chang is a concert pianist, composer, theatre director and currently the Artistic Director of Chinese Arts Now (CAN) which is a new NPO producing contemporary Chinese performing arts in UK. She led CAN Productions with different artistic roles, including as the director for Augmented Chinatown 2.0 (an app for AR, music and drama), Lao Can Impression (Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room), composer and performer for Coalesce (King’s Place), Bats and Beats (Soundstate Festival, Shanghai tour), producer for Citizens of Nowhere? (Duddell’s) and pianist for LSO Eclectica (LSO St Luke’s). Her background is a unique mix of science and art with a degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University and a MMus and PhD in performance from the Royal Academy of Music.
An-Ting has performed regularly as a concert pianist at venues such as Southbank Centre, LSO St Luke’s, Newbury Spring Festival, Deal Festival, Cheltenham Town Hall, and the Akademie der Künste Berlin (Academy of Arts).
In 2012, An-Ting founded Concert Theatre which pioneered a new hybrid genre mixing music and theatre. Productions such as Kiss of the Earth (UK tour, 2015) and The Tenant (National Portrait Gallery, 2017) were warmly received.
She has released her first album Water Image and is working on the next album featuring her original compositions for the release in November 2020.