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Fung Lam


Composer Fung Lam was born in Hong Kong in 1979. Lam’s music has been performed at the BBC Proms, and in some of the most prestigious venues in the world, such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Konzerthaus Berlin, the Sydney Opera House, Royal Albert Hall and the Southbank Centre in London. He holds the distinction of being the first Hong Kong composer to be commissioned by the BBC.

His prolific output includes orchestral works Endless Forms, premiered at the BBC Proms in 2012, and Quintessence, written in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

Apart from concert music, he has also composed for dance, theatre, sound installation and multi-media works. His major productions recently include Yet Another Dream (2021), his portrait concert in collaboration with visual communicator anothermountainman, and Nocturnes (2022), a music and film collaboration with photographer/director Wing Shya.

He holds a doctorate in Composition from the University of Sussex, and has served as the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s Composer-in-Residence and Director of Artistic Planning. He was awarded the Young Artist Award from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council in 2011.

Last update in Mar 2023