• Jason Victor Serinus of San Francisco Classical Voice reviews Lei's opera Inheritance. Read it here.

  • George Varga writes in San Diego Union Tribune about Lei's new appointment as Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Music. Read it here.

  • Schott Music news about Lei's new appointment and projects. Read it here.

  • Schott Beijing publishes summary of Lei Liang's music reviews in Chinese in Part 1, and Part 2.

  • Schott Beijing Office news (in Chinese). Read it here.

  • Music Weekly (in Chinese). Read it here.

  • Lei Liang's seminar brings the music of the sea to UCSD. Read it here.

  • Lei Liang joins the composition faculty at the world-renowned June-in-Buffalo Festival. Read it here.

  • Grego Applegate Edwards reviews Lei's new CD, calling it "masterful". Read it here.

  • Performing Arts Monterey Bay reviews Lei's string quartet (released on Bridge Records), calling it "the most beguiling of all is Song Recollections...this was the piece that threw me back over and over." Read it here.



Oct 2022, George Varga of San Diego Union Tribune previews Lei Liang's Six Seasons. Read it here.

July 1 2022, Boston Musical Intelligencer reviews Lei Liang's Mother's Songs, premiered by Wu Man and Hsin-Yun Huang at Rockport Music Festival, calling it "marvelously carved and truthful reminiscence." Read it here.

Jun 8, 2021, "Name Drop San Diego" interviews Lei Liang. Listen to it here.

April 15, 2021, Lei Liang receives the 2021 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. Watch his acceptance speech here.

Feb 22, 2021, Lei Liang receives the American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Award. Read San Diego Union Tribune article here.

July 1, 2020, UC San Diego appoints Lei Liang as the Chancellor's Distinguished Professor of Music. Read UCSD News here.

Jun 24, 2020, Albany Records releases Lei's chamber opera Inheritance, featuring soprano Susan Narucki. Order it here.

Jun 23, 2020, Shanghai Conservatory of Music Press - one of the leading music publishers in China - publishes Confluence of A Hundred Streams: Narrating the Soundscapes of Lei Liang (ed. Qin Luo). Order it here.

Jan 10, 2020, University of New Mexico's Spencer Beckwith (KUMN) interviews Lei Liang for his upcoming premiere. Listen to it here.

Dec 13, 2019, New York Times article "Scorched Silence, Fragile Rebirth, Award-Winning Music." Read it here.

Dec 3, 2019, Las Angles Times article "Climate-change-inspired concerto wins $100,000 award for composer Lei Liang." Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, San Diego Union Tribune article "UC San Diego's Lei Liang wins top classical music honor with climate-change-inspired orchestral opus." Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, the Univeristy of Louisville announces Lei Liang to be the winner of 2020 Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition. Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, UC San Diego News "Driven by Realities of Climate Change, Composer Lei Liang receives Classical Music's Top Honor." Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, NewMusicBox "Lei Liang Wins 2020 Grawemeyer Award for Climate Change-Inspired Piece." Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, Boston Globe article "Composer Lei Liang scores $100,000 award for BMOP commission." Read it here.

Dec 2, 2019, Schott Music News. Read it here.