Album Release: Kui Dong, Painted Lights

Painted Lights, a new album of compositions by Prof. Kui Dong is now available on Kairos Music. The record, which features performances by Juliet Petrus, Deirdre Brenner, Third Coast Percussion, Arditti Quartet, Koehne Quartett, Volti, Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, Robert Geary, and Raphael Schlüsselberg, comprises four pieces of chamber and choral music written by Prof. Dong between 2009 and 2017. California Shoreline (2017) for soprano, string quartet and prepared piano opens the album, followed by Scattered Ladder (2009) for two marimbas and four percussionists. Differences within Oneness (2009) for string quartet and Painted Lights (2010) for double chorus (mixed chorus and children's chorus) round out the package.

For more information about the album, the digital booklet (PDF download), featuring score excerpts, high-quality photographs, and terrific liner notes from Frank J. Oteri, is available for free on the Kairos website.