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"...her work points to a future way to go"

The Independent 

Sun Keting is a London-based China-born composer, researcher, creative director and artist. Her composition works focus on performing arts and instrumental sound exploration combining Eastern cultural, spiritual and philosophical elements. They have been described as the future way to go” (the Independent) and very attractive for its harmonic imagination, mastery of instrumentation” (the Bachtrack).

Keting's music has been performed in the U.K., U.S., Europe and Asia. She has composed music for the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Singers, the National Youth Choir of Great BritainLigeti Quartet, Riot Ensemble, Psappha Ensemble, Tangram, Nash Ensemble, The Silk Road Ensemble, the Chroma Ensemble, the IGFTangram, The Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and The National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan. Notably, she worked as a composer for Birmingham Royal Ballet's "Black Sabbath”.


Keting's music has graced prestigious venues and festivals worldwide, including the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, King’s Place London, Aldeburgh Festival, LSO St. Luke’s, Helsinki Concert Hall, tête-à-tête Festival, and National Concert Hall Dublin. As a RPS Composer for 2023-2024 and a co-director at Tangram, she champions bold and innovative artistic endeavors. Among her upcoming events are a commissioned piece for Cheltenham Festival and Britten Pears Chamber Futures.

Past commissions highlight Keting's diverse range, from a chamber work for Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall to a three new choral piece for the Na