Lam Tim Wai 林添偉

Lam Tim Wai 林添偉

Baroque Viola / Viola da Gamba / Viola d’amore

巴洛克中提琴  / 低音古提琴  / 柔音提琴

Lam is one of the numbered viola da gamba and viola d’amore players in Hong Kong. Lam was the first local Hong Kong solo viola da gamba player to perform the Bach St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Lam was invited for various solo performances in different cities, such as Otaru (Hokkaido), Tokyo, Shanghai, etc. Lam also attended various local and international baroque masterclass by José Vázquez, Yukimi Kambe, Jonathan Manson, Phantasm, Jérome Hantaï, Rainer Zipperling, etc.
Lam completed the Master of Music Degree (Performance) programme in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Lam studied Baroque Music Practice with the Academy Early Music Ensemble coached by Benedict Cruft and Dr. Shane Leveque. Since 2012 Lam has been promoting early music in Hong Kong with the group, the Early Music Society of Hong Kong (formed by Lam and his colleagues). In July 2017, the Society was invited to Shanghai to give a week of concerts and demonstrations. The Society has been collaborating with different choral groups in various baroque concerts in Hong Kong, including the Handel Messiah, Bach St. John Passion, etc. Currently, Lam teaches viola da gamba in Baroque Music Performance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.