The exciting Für Elena by contemporary Diana Arismendi,; based on a folia harmonic progression typical of the Baroque, showcased an intriguing free interplay among violin, viola da gamba, and bass, ending with an extraordinary cadenza by violinist Yi-Li Chang.

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Violinist and gamba player Yi-Li Chang demonstrated virtuosic solo ability, and blended as necessary, adding a rich warmth to the group's sound.

                                                                                                       - The Boston Musical Intelligencer -

Yi-Li Chang did an excellent job accompanying the predominant first violin - she was a compliment rather than an irritant. ​

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Yi-Li Chang, who alternated between baroque violin and viola da gamba throughout the performance, had a particularly elegant and virtuosic line in this new work. 

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Violinist Yi-Li Chang delivered with fluid and engrossing flair and serious acuity...

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Vocalists and instrumentalists emerge as real partners in the structure and the narrative throughout the disc. The sacred Portuguese villancico “Senhora del mundo” blends plaintive voices and subtle rhythmic underpinning with smoky chromatic commentary on bandola.......Contemporary Venezuelan composer Diana Arismendi’s “Für Elena” for piano is arranged for Baroque chamber ensemble over a strutting salsa full of solos and topped by a Vivaldian violin cadenza.........There are really too many highlights to cover here. Other standouts include Gutierrez’s gamba in passionate duet with Yi-Li Chang’s violin.....

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Crescendo’s Vocal Ensemble, soprano Jennifer ...... period instrument specialists, including the highly-regarded Boston-based viola da gamba player Jane Hershey and baroque violinist Yi-Li Chang, performed works by early Italian and German composers Type your paragraph here............The spectacular concerts “Renaissance Treasures Unearthed—Italian and German Music from Lubeck”.....

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Concertmaster Yi-Li Chang, who carried it off with confident virtuosity.....

                                                                                                            - The Boston Musical Intelligencer -

Dr. Yi-Li Chang, violinist and Ms. Pei-Fen Kao were a team and their music never fought, but always complimented each other. It was evident that both women were passionate about their respective instruments and committed to excellence in performing the pieces.

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