Albert Lim attained his Postgraduate Diploma in Performance and Postgraduate Certificate in Performance with Distinction at the Royal College of Music after completing his Bachelor’s Degree of Music (Honours) at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). Throughout his studies, Albert has attained a number of scholarships including Royal College of Music (Hong Kong); Welsh Male Choir Scholarships; the Society of APA Scholarships; Guinness Flight’s Music Prizes; Exxon Energy Limited Scholarships.
Lim has appeared as guest soloist in concerts with the Hong Kong Bach Choir, the Hong Kong Oratorio Society and the Hong Kong Philharmonic, works including: Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Magnificat in D, BWV 243”, George Frederic Handel “Israel in Egypt”, Johannes Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, op. 45, Petite messe solennelle by Gioacchino Rossini etc.
Lim has also performed numerous roles of famous opera programmes such as playing Barone in Verdi’s La Traviata (Opera Hong Kong’s production); Dancairo in Bizet’s Carmen (Opera Hong Kong’s production); Gugliemo in Le Villi by Puccini (HKAPA’s production); Yakuside in Puccini’s Madamme Butterfly (Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra); Marcello in Puccini’s La Boheme (HKAPA’s production); Ben in Menotti’s The Telephone (HKAPA’s production) etc.
In April 2007, he was invited by the Shanghai Opera House to sing the role of Dancairo in Bizet’s Carmen by the Shanghai Opera House under the baton of Michel Plasson. In the same year, he sang the role of Gregorio from Gounod’s Romeo and Juliette in May and Johann from Massanet’s Werther for Opera Hong Kong in 2008. In March 2009, he was again invited to sing the role of Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen for the HKAPA.
He took the role of Sun Chuen Mou from the local-composed Zhang Bao Zai and performed in the premiere with Musica Viva at Shanghai Expo 2010 during August. He was invited by Music Viva again in 2011, Jan to do the role of Belcore in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore.
During October the same year, he was again invited by Opera Hong Kong to take the role of Ume in the production of SUN YAT SEN. In May 2012, he performed the role of Escamillo and Dancairo from Bizet’s Carmen with Opera Hong Kong again.
In 2013 Fall, he made his appearance at Hong Kong Philharmonic orchestra’s Jockey Club Keys to Music Education Programme 2012/13, sang excerpts of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
Lim is currently a singing lecturer at the HKAPA and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Choir conductor at the Hong Kong Children’s Choir and Assistant Chorus Master at Opera Hong Kong.
Last updated in April 2016