Biography

The music of Lanqing Ding is heavily rooted in vocal, acoustic and electronic musical aesthetics. Her works have been performed at international festivals by ensembles such as the Shanghai Opera Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras, Orchestre Philarmonique de Radio France, Meitar, Neue vocalsolisten Stuttgart and the Mise-en ensemble.

Lanqing Ding’s musical training began with learning the keyboard, classical dance and singing in a children’s choir at five years old. At seventeen, she studied composition with Professor Huang Lv. In 2009, Lanqing followed professor Guohui Ye to continue her composition education at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music which she attended classes with François Paris and Tristan Murail. Taking electronic music with professor An Chengbi was an important experience of composition for her during her undergraduate years. From 2016-2017, she attended the IRCAM Institute in Paris, under the guidance of Hèctor Parra.

Recently, Lanqing completed an exchange project at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg, working with Elmar Lampson. She is currently studying in Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse in Paris with Stefano Gervasoni.