The Hong Kong baritone, Michael Chun Ting Lam received his Master of Music in Vocal Performance and was awarded the St Clare Barfield Memorial Bowl for Operatic Distinction from Birmingham Conservatoire, where he 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.
Passionate about opera, Lam’s operatic roles include: Tonio(Leoncavallo's Pagliacci), Renato(Cover) and Silvano(Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera), Colline(Puccini’s La bohème), Count Almaviva(Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro), The Forester(Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen), Bottom(Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream), Dr Blind(Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus), Death(Holst’s Sāvitri), Le fauteuil(Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges) and Don Basilio(Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia). He has sung with opera companies in Hong Kong and the UK, including Opera Hong Kong, Musica Viva, Midland Opera, Opera Novella, Red Earth Opera and Winslow Hall Opera.
Lam's past concert engagements include: Haydn's Nelson Mass (The Really Big Chorus and Hong Kong Police Choir); J.S. Bach's Magnificat in D Major (Hong Kong Oratorio Society, HKOS Cantata Singers and HKFYG Hong Kong Melody Makers); Felix Mendelssohn's Die erste Walpurgisnacht (Hong Kong Oratorio Society); Handel's Messiah (SingFest Choral Academy); J.S. Bach's Magnificat in D Major (Village Voices UK); Faure's Requiem (Chesterfield Co-operative Choral Society).
Lam was the winner of numerous competitions, including Hong Kong International Music Festival, International Music Competition 'London' Grand Prize Virtuoso, Leamington Spa Competitive Festival, Abergavenny Eisteddfod Y Fenni, Birmingham Conservatoire Singing Prize and The Ashleyan Opera Prize .