Tony Nguyen

Illuminate

Date Composed:2019Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:Sunday, March 3, 2019 Marvelous displays of fireworks illuminate the sky, combining rambunctious sounds witha dazzling performance to bring people together one last time. ...

Rise

Date Composed:2019Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:Sunday, March 3, 2019 The intense light from th sun as it breaks the horizon calls us to start the day.  A solo featuring Kiyoshi Nagata represents the powerful sunlight that fills us with life and energy. ...

Kitsunetsuki

Date Composed:2013Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:November 22, 2013 - Enwave TheatreRecording Title:Hymus Road CD Kitsunetsuki literally means the state of being possessed by a fox. In ancient Japan, it was believed that those into whom the fox spirit entered (always young woman) would display strange and unusual behaviour....

Formations

Date Composed:2017Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:April 7, 2017 - Aki Studio Theatre ...

LIVE!

Date Composed:2014Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:October 14, 2014 - Fleck Dance Theatre, Toronto The word ‘live’ just like this piece, has two different pronunciations and meanings: One example is “to live in the moment”, as when the performers on stage are sharing their joyous spirit with the audience....

Iwao

Date Composed:2017Composer:Tony NguyenPremiere Performance:November 18, 2017 The moonlight is an alluring force that draws in three drummers.  Like waves crashing against boulders in high tide, they tirelessly pound at the drums in their pursuit of the moon. ...