“One of the brightest blossoms on the world music scene” – Georgia Straight
“Orchid Ensemble defines the very essence of ‘Canadian music’ “ – Whole Note
“With exceptional musicianship and its flair for experimentation, Orchid Ensemble is bravely bridging musical divides”
“Extending and expounding on ancient traditions, … the trio instead tends to extend established forms with improvisational ideas, acute listening skills, a flair for understated drama, and a sharing of sonic tones unheard in this kind of ethnic fusion”. – iTune review – BUY CDs
Orchid Ensemble Spring 2017 Tour covers Michigan, Kentucky, Wisconsin, including the collaboration with Nadine Deleury (cello) & Velda Kelly (violin) artistic directors of Chamber Music at the Scarab Club in Detroit and with the Michigan Tech Chamber Singers inHoughton.
CONSENSUS: Lan Tung and Jonathan Bernard lead the Sound of Dragon Ensemble to perform a program of chamber works for the combination of Chinese and western instruments at 8pm on March 9, 2017 at the Orpheum Annex – More Info
Orchid Ensemble’s 4th CD “From A Dream” featuring works by Dorothy Chang, Jin Zhang, and Farshid Samandari, will be released in 2017.
Music of the Heavens – Orchid Ensemble 20th Anniversary
Collaborating with media artists Aleksandra Dulic & Kenney Newby, and composers John Oliver & Stefan Smulovitz, the Orchid Ensemble will perform in the inter-disciplinary project telling stories about the stars from different cultural perspectives. Nov performances in Vancouver and Kelowna BC.