composer, writer

Best Classical Crossover Album

"A lovely, soulful piece...The music captures
and conveys the essence of expectation;
it is both poignant and important."

Yo Yo Ma

"an otherworldly, dreamily poetic short story...
rich, singing tone and sense of drama"

New York Times

"Precious...soaring lyrical lines"

Opera News
Metropolitan Opera


Awakening from a Disappearing Garden
Carnegie Hall with YO-YO MA and
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Lost in Shanghai
New Play with Music


Carnegie Hall Festival
Cello concerto for Yo-Yo Ma &
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Composed and narrated by Angel Lam

Mind Symphony commission
Royal Scottish National Orchestra and
Manchester Camerata with Soloist Sandeep Das
research at University College London, UK

MOCA - Museum of Chinese American
Concert event hosted by Bloomberg News
Songs from Lost in Shanghai
May 24, 2016

Lost in Shanghai
Staged Reading Performance
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre
520 8th Avenue, 3rd floor Bruce Mitchell Room
May 31 and June 1, 2016, 7 pm

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Music: Imagery of Water, I. Drops

for guitar, harp, double bass and percussion

Performed & recorded at
The Johns Hopkins University