TV Interview: El Puerto Rico and the Victory Players
6.7.2018 WGBY for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)
Interview on Carrie Saldo on "Connecting Point". Promoting the concert by the Victory Players at El Mercado in Holyoke, MA on June 8th, 2018.
TV Interview: El Puerto Rico
6.4.2018 WWLP Channel 22
Interview on local television with Danny New on "Mass Appeal". Promoting the concert by the Victory Players at El Mercado in Holyoke, MA on June 8th, 2018.
Bohemian Girls Have Fun
5.19.2017 Boston Musical Intelligencer
Maestro Ng Tian Hui kept this complex scene running smoothly, or perhaps it’s a tribute to the finesse and savvy of the ensemble that I was convinced that the commotion was intentional and not an accident. The amazing, seemingly tireless ensemble, led by Ng with energy and clarity. The instrumentalists had every kind of demand made on them: sometimes partnering the singers in sensitive duets, other times casting a spacious backdrop for the busy vocal ensemble or the ginormous chorus. The choral singing was excellent
MetroWest Opera's La Femme Boheme Touches on Familiar Issues
5.16.2017 Watertown News
Decasia with Live Orchestra
3.18.2017 Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival
A meditation on life and death, endings and beginnings, this mesmerizing, sublime, hypnotic work is a celebration of cinema, temporality, and the ephemeral. Bill Morrison’s film is a singular, poetic montage of decomposing, found movie footage marked by the swirling abstractions of nitrate emulsion and cut together to the stripped-down rhythm of Michael Gordon’s original modern score.
A Challenging Score for a Challenging Film
3.1.2017 Daily Hampshire Gazette
A strong proponent in Ng Tian Hui
4.2.2018 Daily Hampshire Gazette
“Ng, who is from Singapore, was drawn to the struggle African-Americans waged to gain full rights as citizens; he notes that Singapore was once plagued with racial conflicts, most notably in 1964 when riots between Malays and ethnic Chinese killed 36 and injured hundreds.”
The music resonates with larger issues that are in the public consciousness
3.25.2014 The Republican
“Our students have always had a deep interest in these social issues. The relatively unsung heroine of the movement has a story that deserves to be heard by a wider audience, and celebrating the achievements of extraordinary women like Fannie Lou Hamer aligns well with our mission as a women's college.”