February, 2020; France — New Work (2019) for xiao, zhongruan, and guzheng
Commissioned by 3people Ensemble (Taiwan)
Premiere performance by 3people Ensemble


June, 2019; New York, NY, USAAgnes, [with our love for Agnes] (2019) for quartet and video
Premiere performance by ensemble mise-en
Performance part of the Mise-en Festival 2019

Monday, June 17th, 2019; Paris, France — …à…. (2019) for piccolo, electronics, video, and scent
Performance by Shao-Wei Chou at the El Clan Destino

June, 2019; Mykonos, Greece — Agnes, [with Agnes] (2019) for 4 instruments and a vocalist
Premiere performance by TAK Ensemble
Performance within the framework of Delian Academy for New Music 2019

Friday, April 19th, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA — …à…. (2019) for piccolo, electronics, video, and scent
Performance by Shao-Wei Chou at the Villa Aurora
Performance part of the place/displace concert produced by People Inside Electronics and the Villa Aurora

April 15th, 2019; San Francisco, CA USA — …à…. (2019) for piccolo, electronics, video, and scent
Preview performance by Shao-Wei Chou at CNMAT of UC Berkeley.


Friday, November 16th, 2018; Watertown, MA, USA — moss..lichen…kodama purr…. (2017, rev. 2018) for quintet and electric fans
Performance by the Dinosaur Annex at the First Parish of Watertown Unitarian Universalist

Sunday and Monday, July 29th, 30th, 2018; the Hall de LAC, Lugano, Switzerland —Coro (sur un terrain inconnu) (2018) for three voices
HUMANITY – a miniature (2018) for two voices and three dancers
Premiere by Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart
Performance part of the Ticino Musica festival

Saturday, January 27th, 2018; Kalamazoo, MI, USA — Phantom Museum (2011) for trumpet, piano, and live electronics
Realized by SPLICE Ensemble
Performance part of the SPLICE Festival at the Western Michigan University at Dalton Center


Thursday, December 14th, 2017; Berlin, Germany — je tu il-là elles (2017) for flute, clarinet, harp, percussion, and electronics
Commissioned by Ensemble Adapter
Premiere by Ensemble Adapter on the “Adoptions 2017” concert

Friday, November 3rd, 2017; Providence, RI, USA — An Unfinished Tale (2004) for solo percussion
Performance by Bill Solomon at his recital “First Fridays featuring Bill Solomon” at the Music Mansion

September 30th – October 3rd, 2017; Taipei, Taiwan — speckled deep ∆ Force Majeure (2017) for voices, percussion, piano, and electronics
Commissioned by the Innovation Series (新點子樂展) of National Theater & Concert Hall (國家兩廳院)
Theater director : Huang Ding-Yun (黃鼎云)
Stage director : Vincent Cheng (程子瑋)
Teng Cheng-Wei Theater Design Concept 鄧振威劇場設計理念
Premiere performances at the Taipei National Theater Black Box
followed by Panel Discussions

August 20th, 2017; Stuttgart, Germany — moss..lichen…kodama purr…. (2017) for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano, and electric fans
Premiered by Ensemble SurPlus within the framework of Summer Academy for Composers at Schloss Solitude


Friday, April 28th, 2017, 20h00; Throop Hall at Throop Uniterian Universalist Church, Pasadena, CA, USA — Pale Fire (2015) for solo piano and electronics
Performed by Vicki Ray as part of the Hear Now Festival 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 2017, 12h00 (noon); KPFK (Los Angeles 90.7 FM) – The Global Village with John Schneider, Southern California, USA — Interview with Hugh Levick, Isaac Schankler, and John Schneider about the Hear Now Festival 2017 as well as Mu-Xuan’s composition work


Thursday, October 13th, 2016, 15h00; Hochschule für Musik Trossingen, Donaueschingen, Germany / Donaueschinger Musiktage 2016 — Pale Fire (2015) for solo piano and electronics
Performed by Talvi Hunt as part of the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2016 – Next Generation Konzert (a call-for-score winner)

Friday, August 12th, 2016; OS Rm.6, Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music – Open Space, Darmstadt, Germany —
“The Dialectic and the Immersive : Mu-Xuan Lin Presents Recent Works” – lecture and presentation, open to the public

Summer, 2016; Darmstadt Summer Course for New Music, Darmstadt, Germany —
New miniature (2016, title TBD) for solo flute.  Project supervised by Rebecca Saunders (composer) and Eva Furrer (flutist) and premiered within the framework of Darmstadt Festival.

Summer, 2016; Atlantic Center for the Arts, FL, USA —
Associate Artist, Master Artist-in-Residence Program, with Georg Friedrich Haas

Summer, 2016; Porvoos, Finland —
Danse, danse… sinon nous sommes perdu! (à la brève) (2016) miniature for ensemble.  Premiere by Avanti! Chamber Orchestra on July 1st, 2016.  Composer present as a selected composition fellow at the Sävellyspaja of Summer Sounds Festival.

Saturday, May 7th, 2016, 20h00; Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — Bonjour Minuit (2013-15) a theatre of poetry : Proem, Episode 1.1, Episode 1.2, Episode 1.3, Episode 1.4  for three vocalists, ensemble, and electronics premiere

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, 19h00; Spectrum, New York NY, USA — Peinture Nº1 (2014, rev. 2015) for bass clarinet and marimba
Performed by Transient Canvas, on a concert in partnership with bassoonist Chris Watford

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016; California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach CA, USA — Colloquium Lecture

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016; REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theatre), Los Angeles, USA — Pale Fire (2015) for solo piano and electronics commissioned by Los Angeles Piano Spheres Concert Series and pianist Vicki Ray. Premiere, Piano Spheres Concert Series — Vicki Ray.

Saturday, February 20th 2016, 13h00; Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Pasadena CA, USA — panel discussion with Vicki Ray (pianist), Mu-Xuan Lin (composer), and Dominique Schafer (composer) moderated by John Schneider (artistic director of MicroFest, host on Pacifica Radio’s KPFK, guitarist) on the recital program “Four Elements”.  Pale Fire (2015) for solo piano and electronics is to be presented.

Friday, February 19th 2016, 20h00; Church of the Advent, Boston MA, USA — Peinture Nº1 (2014, rev. 2015) for bass clarinet and marimba
Performed by Transient Canvas on an Advent Library Concert Series concert

Friday, January 29th 2016, 19h30; Center for New Music, San Francisco CA, USA — Peinture Nº1 (2014, rev. 2015) for bass clarinet and marimba
Performed by Transient Canvas on the Guerrilla Composers Guild concert


Monday, December 7th 2015, 19h30; Bern, Switzerland — about G (2015) collaboration with Ensemble Proton Bern for the occasion of its 5th birthday celebration

Thursday, December 3rd 2015; University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Monday, November 30th 2015; University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA
An Unfinished Tale (2004) for solo percussion performed by Bill Solomon in his recital

Monday, August 24th, 2015, 22h00; Kino “Hollywood”, Novalja, Croatia
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015, 22h00; Kino “Hollywood”, Novalja, Croatia
Wednesday, August 26th, 2015, 22h00; TRG Ruza Vjetrova, Novalja, Croatia (music only)
Searching for the Searchers (Los rastreadores 1) (2015) commissioned by Novalis Music+Art Festival (Croatia) in collaboration with video artist Claudia Joskowicz (New York) and Secession Orchestra (France) premieres
(the project is made possible in part with funds from CECArtslink’s FACE Croatia)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015, 10h30; Hotel Loza, Novalja, Croatia
Presentation, as part of Novalis music+art Festival

Monday, August 24th – Wednesday, August 26, 2015; A.G. MATOŠ Public School, Novalja, Croatia
Guest composer at the Novalis Music+Art Festival (Novalja, Croatia).  Private composition lessons with Mu-Xuan Lin.

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015; Fabrica 126, Sofia, Bulgaria — Aer- (2011) performed by Delphine Roche (flute), Ashleigh Gordon (viola), and Alexandar Hadjiev (bassoon) at the 180º Festival


July 9th, 2014   Central European Time 22H35 — Double Jeopardy (2013) for 8 instruments, along with other compositions on the Protonwerk 3 concert, broadcast by the Schweizer Radio (Swiss Radio) SRF2 Kultur on the “Neue Musik im Konzert” program.

Monday, June 9th, 2014  20:00; Davis Square Theater, Somerville MA, USA — premiere of Peinture Nº1 (2013-14) for clarinet and marimba  commissioned by Transient Canvas

Thursday, June 5th, 2014  16:00; Baird Recital Hall of University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY, USA — Metamorphosis Part I (2013; rev. 2014) for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, and piano performed by Norrbotten NEO (Sweden) as part of the June in Buffalo Festival for Contemporary Music.

Monday, February 24th, 2014  19:30; Dampfzentrale, Bern, Switzerland — premiere of Double Jeopardy (2013) for flute, clarinet, lupophon, kontraforte, violin, violoncello, harp, and piano   Protonwerk 3 commission 2014Ensemble Proton Bern


Wednesday November 13th, 2013  15:00; WQXR Radio Station, New York —  broadcastof Petits Quatuors : I. petite chambre (2012) for string quartet   as part of composer Peter Fahey’s “Mixtape” for Q2

Saturday May 18th, 2013  15:00; Korundi of Rovaniemi, Finland — aer- (2011) for flute, bassoon, and viola   Performed by members of Lapland Chamber Orchestra (Lapin Kamariorkesteri)

Saturday May 4th, 2013  20:00; Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — Metamorphosis, Part I (2013) for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, and piano (2013) premiered as part of NMB concert series 2012-13 season.  Jessica Fulkerson, flute; Geb Kanasevich, clarinet; Yohanan Chendler, violin; Bryan Hayslett, violoncello; Yoko Hagino, piano; Jeffrey Means, conductor

May 3rd, 2013; Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — My Father Joins the Fire Brigade (2013) for soprano and clarinet (2013) premiered, written for Tony Arnold (soprano) and Michael Norsworthy (clarinet)


Saturday December 1st, 2012  20:00; Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — Petits Quatuors : I. petite chambre (2012) written for Lydian String Quartet (2012-13 NMB Concert Series)

Saturday October 27th, 2012  20:00; Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — Clancularia (2012) for female vocalists and piano performed as part of “Composers Unleashed!”(2012-13 NMB Concert Series)  voice: Victoria Cheah, Emily Koh, Mu-Xuan Lin, Tina Tallon; piano: Mu-Xuan Lin

Friday April 27th, 2012  19:00; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — La passion d’une belle journee (selon une toillette autonettoyant) (2012) for tape and video as part of 2012 BEAMS (Brandeis Electro-acoustic Music Studio) annual concert. With video by Dominique Schafer, voice samples by Alessandra Bosco and Mu-Xuan Lin.  (Admission free of charge)

Saturday March 17th, 2012  20:00; Slosberg Hall of Brandeis University, Waltham MA, USA — Melancholia (2011-12) for percussion quartet premiered by members of Talujon Percussion Group as part of 2011-12 New Music Brandeis concert series.  (Admission free of charge; reception to follow.)

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