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Michael Lam

Voice Type:

Baritone

Nationality:

Hong Kong

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, Chinese

Opera

Escamillo
Carmen (Bizet)
Midland Opera
2018
Marco
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)
William Griffiths
2018
Don Magnifico
La Cenerentola (Rossini)
Red Earth Opera
2018
Hermann / Schlémil
Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)
Passaggio Oper
2018
Lindorf/Coppélius/Miracle/Dapertutto
Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Offenbach)
Passaggio Oper
2018
Don Alfonso
Così fan tutte (Mozart)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2018
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2018
Ismen
Armida (Dvořák)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2018
Idraote
Armida (Rossini)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2018
Argante
Rinaldo (Handel)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2018
David
A Hand of Bridge (Samuel Barber)
Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem
2017
Renato
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi)
Winslow Hall Opera
2017
Silvano
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi)
Winslow Hall Opera
2017
Count Almaviva
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Birmingham Conservatoire
2017
Don Basilio
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Opera Novella
2017
Tonio
I pagliacci (Leoncavallo)
Midland Opera
2016
Iago
Otello (Verdi)
Birmingham Conservatoire
2016
Death
Savitri (Gustav Holst)
Birmingham Conservatoire
2016
Le fauteuil
L'enfant et les sortilèges (Ravel)
Birmingham Conservatoire
2016
Colline
La bohème (Puccini)
Midland Opera
2015
Sarastro
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Birmingham Conservatoire
2015
Dr Blind
Die Fledermaus (Johann Strauss II)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2015
Belcore
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2014
Figaro
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2014
Konchak
Prince Igor (Borodin)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2014
Count Almaviva
Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2014
Papageno
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2013
Baron Douphol
La traviata (Verdi)
Musica Viva
2013
Forester
The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2013
Marcello​
La bohème (Puccini)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2012
Eugene Onegin
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2012
Herr von Faninal
Der Rosenkavalier (Richard Strauss)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2012
Bottom
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten)
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2012
Young man 3
Dr. Sun Yat-sen (Huang Ruo)
Opera Hong Kong
2011
Chorus
I Paglicacci (Leoncavallo)
Musica Viva
2013
Chorus
Cavalleria rusticana (Mascagni)
Musica Viva
2013
Chorus
La traviata (Verdi)
Opera Hong Kong
2012
Chorus
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti)
Musica Viva
2012
Chorus
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Musica Viva
2011
Chorus
Amahl and the Night Visitors (Menotti)
Musica Viva
2010
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
Opera Hong Kong
2010

Chorus

Oratorio/Concerts

Baritone solo
Requiem (Fauré)
Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society
2017
Baritone soloist
A Night of Celebration (Various)
Midland Opera
2017
Baritone soloist
Another Night at the Opera (Various)
Red Earth Opera
2017
Bass Solo
Magnificat in D Major (JS Bach)
Village Voices
2016
Bass Solo
Messiah (Handel)
Hong Kong SingFest
2015
Bass & Baritone solo
Die erste Walpurgisnacht (Mendelssohn)
Hong Kong Oratorio Society
2013
Bass Solo
Magnificat in D Major (JS Bach)
Hong Kong Oratorio Society
2013
Bass Solo
Nelson Mass (Haydn)
The Really Big Chorus and Hong Kong Police Choir
2012

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Eri tu che macchiavi quellanima from Un Ballo in Maschera

Hai gia vinta la causa from Le Nozze di Figaro

Sois immobile from Guillaume Tell

Argante (Photo credit: Valuska Gábor)

Baron

Coppélius (Photo credit: Atalia Später)

Count Almaviva (Photo credit: Graeme Braidwood)

Count Almaviva (Photo credit: Graeme Braidwood)

Count Almaviva (Photo credit: Lam Ka Ki Kelvin)

Count Almaviva (Photo credit: Lam Ka Ki Kelvin)

Count Almaviva (Photo credit: Lam Ka Ki Kelvin)

Death (Photo credit: Graeme Braidwood)

Forester

Hermann (Photo credit: Özlem Şen and Panu Salonen)

Michael Lam

Michael Lam

Schlémil (Photo credit: Özlem Şen and Panu Salonen)

Silvano (Photo credit: Matthew Williams-Ellis)

Tonio (Photo Credit: Clive Thursfield)

Tonio (Photo Credit: Rang-Zeb Rango Hussain)

Tonio (Photo Credit: Rang-Zeb Rango Hussain)

Endowment Fund Award (2017)

Harrod Fund Award (2017)

Joseph Weingarten Scholarship (2017)

St Clare Barfield Memorial Bowl for Operatic Distinction (2017)

Opera Hong Kong K Wah International Vocal Scholarship For Overseas Postgraduate Studies (2016)

Birmingham Conservatoire Tuition Fees Scholarship (2015)

Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia Limited (FAMA) Vocal Scholarships (2015)

Michael Rippon Memorial Scholarship (2014)

The Hong Kong Children's Choir Chan Ho Choi Memorial Scholarship (2013)

Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund (2012)

Hong Kong Welsh Male Choir Scholarship (2012)

Mr Ng Fung Chow Memorial Scholarships (2012)

Miss Barbara Fei Vocal Scholarship (2011)

Competitions

First Prize in International Music Competition "Rome" (2018)

The winner of Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize (2017)

The winner of The Ashleyan Opera Prize (2017)

"Wyken" Rose Bowl, Bennett Cup, E Burton Cup, William Griffiths Prize in Leamington Spa Competition (2016)

First Prize in Vocal Class in Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni (2016)

First Prize in Vocal Class in 'London' Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition (2016)

Excellent Prize in Asian International Vocal Festival International Opera Contest (2015)

First Prize in Vocal Division in Hong Kong International Music Festival (2015)

First Prize in Operatic Solo in 66th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (2014)

First Prize in Miss Barbara Fei Vocal Prize Final (Open) in 63th Hong Kong Schools Music Festival (2011)

"Michael is a really charismatic singer who grabs the attention with his vocal and dramatic flourishes... Michael Lam has a commanding presence and he brings virility and exotic tension to the role of Escamillo." - Rangzeb Hussain, I Am Birmingham (2018)

"Michael Lam gave a truly heartly rendering of a bullfighter for the rapt audience." - Maggie Cotton, Birmingham Post (2018)

"Michael Lam made a strong impression with his appearance as Christian." - Yehuda Shapiro, Opera Magazine (2017)

"Michael Lam's statuesque portrayal of Death, with a bass that shook the rafters, looked good and avoided sounding like a pantomime villain" - Richard Bratby, Birmingham Post (2016)

"Right from the start, and Michael Lam (Tonio)’s ringing, black-voiced Prologue, this really did pull you into the drama..." - Richard Bratby, Birmingham Post (2016)

"Watch out too for more of Michael Lam’s deliciously deep, rich voice – a young Birmingham Conservatoire student." – Maggie Cotton, Birmingham Post (2015)

"Michael Lam was an entertaining and endearing Bottom." - Satoshi Kyo, Time Out Hong Kong (2012)

Postgraduate Certificate
The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
2017–2018
Masters of Music in Vocal Performance
Birmingham Conservatoire
2015–2017
Bachelor of Music (Honours) Degree
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2012–2015
Diploma in Performing Arts (Music)
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
2011–2012
Associate Degree Foundation Programme (Music) Diploma
Hong Kong Baptist University
2010–2011
Ordinary Certificate
The Hong Kong International Institute of Music
2009–2010

Hong Kong baritone Michael Chun Ting Lam graduated from the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Hungary, as a recipient of the Joseph Weingarten Scholarship. He received his Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he was awarded the St Clare Barfield Memorial Bowl for Operatic Distinction and was supported by Opera Hong Kong K Wah International Vocal Scholarship, Foundation for the Arts and Music in Asia Limited (FAMA) Vocal Scholarships and Birmingham Conservatoire Scholarship Fund. Prior to that, he gained his Bachelor of Music from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where he received a number of scholarships, including Welsh Male Choir Scholarship, the Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund, Mr Ng Fung Chow Memorial Scholarships, The Hong Kong Children's Choir Chan Ho Choi Memorial Scholarship and Michael Rippon Memorial Scholarship. He has studied singing with Klemens Cheng, Gerald Hon, David Quah, Gwion Thomas and Kiss B. Atilla.

Passionate about opera, Michael has sung operatic roles as: Tonio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, Escamillo in Bizet's Carmen and Colline in Puccini’s La Bohème for Midland Opera, Renato(Cover) and Silvano in Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera for Winslow Hall Opera, The Four Villains(Cover), Hermann and Schlémil in Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann for Passaggio Oper, Don Magnifico in Rossini’s La Cenerentola for Red Earth Opera, Don Basilio in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia for Opera Novella, Marco in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi in William Griffiths production, Baron Douphol in Verdi's La Traviata for Musica Viva, and the Young Man 3 in Huang Ruo's Dr. Sun Yat-Sen (world premiere) for Opera Hong Kong; Count Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, The Forester in Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen, Bottom in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Dr Blind in Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts productions; Death in Holst’s Sāvitri, Le fauteuil in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges and Count Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro in Birmingham Conservatoire productions; David in Barber's A Hand of Bridge, and Argante in Armida, an opera-patchwork on the same theme of operas by different composers with contemporary music reflections, in the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music productions. He has also sung main roles in excerpts from different operas, including Iago in Verdi's Otello, Marcello in Puccini's La Bohème, Papageno in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Belcore in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore, Don Alfonso in Mozart's Così Fan Tutte, Figaro in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia and the title role of Mozart's Don Giovanni.

Michael has also performed actively as a concert soloist. His past concert engagements include: the bass solo in Haydn's Nelson Mass with The Really Big Chorus and Hong Kong Police Choir; the bass solo in J.S. Bach's Magnificat in D Major with Hong Kong Oratorio Society, HKOS Cantata Singers and HKFYG Hong Kong Melody Makers; the baritone solo and bass solo in Felix Mendelssohn's Die erste Walpurgisnacht with Hong Kong Oratorio Society; the bass solo in Handel's Messiah with Hong Kong SingFest; the bass solo in J.S. Bach's Magnificat in D Major with Village Voices UK; the baritone solo in Faure's Requiem with Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society. In 2017, he has performed as the baritone soloist in “Another Night at the Opera” concert with Red Earth Opera, and “A Night of Celebration” concert with Midland Opera.

Michael was a prizewinner of numerous international and national singing competitions. He won many prizes in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, including the First Prize of Miss Barbara Fei Vocal Prize Final (Open) and Operatic Solo. Lam won the First Prize in the 2nd Hong Kong International Music Festival Vocal Competition and the Excellent Prize in the 3rd Asian International Vocal Festival International Opera Contest in 2015. In 2016, Lam won the First Prize in the International Music Competition 'London' Grand Prize Virtuoso Vocal Competition; the "Wyken" Rose Bowl, Bennett Cup, E Burton Cup and William Griffiths Prize in Leamington Spa Competitive Festival; and the First Prize of Vocal class in Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni. He was the winner of Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize 2017, the Ashleyan Opera Prize 2017 and International Music Competition "Rome" 2018.

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