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Guest Artists

Colette Lam

Hong Kong-born soprano Colette Lam has given solo performances in London, Berlin, Brussels, Cardiff, Frankfurt, Milan and Vienna. In Hong Kong she has performed the roles of Gilda in Rigoletto, Violetta in La Traviata, Norina in Don Pasquale, Micäela in Carmen, Marie in La fille du régiment, Juliette in Roméo et Juliette, Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas and Romilda in Serse. Her operatic appearances in Europe include Papagena in The Magic Flute(Zeist, Netherlands), Amina in La sonnambula (Brent Opera) and Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Opera Lyrica). On the concert stage she has sung as soloist in Mahler's Symphony No. 2 (Colston Hall, Bristol), Shostakovich's 7 Romances on Verses by Alexander Blok (the Royal Academy of Music, London), a New Year’s concert tour with Kent Sinfonia (UK), an Opera Gala at the Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff, and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Orff’s Carmina Burana with The Hong Kong Bach Choir. She has also performed in Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Westminster Abbey and at the Zeist Music Festival in The Netherlands. During her studies Colette Lam was awarded the Michael Rippon Memorial Scholarship, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund and overseas Postgraduate Study and Professional Training Scholarship of Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund. She holds a Bachelor of Music Degree (Honours) from The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, a Master of Music in voice from the Royal Academy of Music in London and a Master Degree in Advanced Vocal Studies (Opera) with Distinction from the Wales International Academy of Voice in Cardiff. Future performances include Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and a concert in St. John Smith Square in London.