Ng Yu Hng is a London-based Singaporean composer whose works explore musical intertextuality by transforming quotations and allusions from past idioms to inhabit contemporary textures. He pursued his Master’s degree in composition under Morgan Hayes at the Royal Academy of Music, funded by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Scholarship. Previously, he read music at King’s College London, where he achieved the Purcell Prize in Music for academic excellence.
His works have been performed internationally, in 12 countries across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and programmed at numerous prestigious venues and festivals, including: the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Schokland and Surroundings (Netherlands), the CEME New Music Festival (Israel); the 10th Saxophone Symposium (Singapore), New Music Days Festival (Switzerland), the Miyoshimachi Cultural Center (Japan), among others. Performers of his works include the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Black Pencil Ensemble, CHROMA, Lontano, Meitar Ensemble, Hill Quartet, Xin Saxophone Quartet, Philomel, and by soloists such as George Fu, Richard Uttley and Maria Marchant among others.