Interviews and publicity excerpts:

Yale University Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

 Composer interview and introduction 

to her  new work in 2022

CASHFLOW magazine featured interview, Spring 2022 issue

published by Composers and Authors 

Society of Hong Kong (CASH)

RTHK (Radio Television Hong Kong) 

Broadcast and composer feature on

Fine Music Magazine, 2020

Aaron Copland House Foundation musical Gala, 

New York City

Tokyo’s Suntory Hall performance (above), and Iwakuni City Concert Hall performance (below)

Yo-Yo Ma and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra premieres her work 

“Awakening from a Disappearing Garden,” conducted by Robert Spano

Hub New Music Ensemble U.S. tour

First performance at Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Colorado

Awarded the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation and League of American Orchestras orchestral commission, to write a new work to be performed by five American orchestras in the 2023-24 season, with the premiere at the Kansas City Symphony conducted by Michael Stern.

Yale University Norfolk Chamber Music Festival commission work to be premiered by Pipa virtuoso Wu Man and artistic director Melvin Chen’s Norfolk ensemble, supported by the Desi Foundation Musical Bridge commission

Angel will curate and organize a concert program at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall, titled “Hong Kong Journeys”, co-presented by the 25th Anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York

Naxos Record release of her solo guitar work “Little snow,” performed by Guitar Foundation of America 2021 International Concert Artist First prize winner Bokyung Byun 

Opera America Discovery Award recipient, grant award to compose a new opera, to be workshopped in New York City. 

2021 and prior

Guitar Foundation of America commission work 2021

Publication of  “Little Snow” in GFA’s Spotlight Series, Vol. I

Selected as an official repertoire piece for the International Concert Artists Competition Semifinals round in 2021.  Premiered by GFA international mentee Jitsupa Petchmark.

Davisson Duo guitar commission work, 2021-2022

Hub New Music Ensemble commission work and U.S. tour 2019-2022

Aaron Copland House Foundation commission work and U.S. tour, 2017-2020

Aaron Copland House Foundation Gala music event, New York City, 2019

Commission work for violinist Patrick Yim, 2019-2020

     Artist-in-residence at Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music         

     Festival, Germany

     New Music for Strings Festival, Iceland

     Faculty recital at Baptist University, Hong Kong

    West Kowloon Cultural District Mixtape CD Album release

Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Awardees Association and 

Musica Del Cuore

    New work for live music and dance

    3 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong

Duo for marimba and pipa

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scotland. August 2019

AANMI Japan tour:  two compositions performed in seven venues

    Suntory Hall, Tokyo

    Nijojo Castle, Kyoto*

    Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto

    National Museum, Fukuoka

    Hiroshima University Sataka Hall, Hiroshima

    Ryusenji, Oita

    Pastoral Hall, Iwakuni

    * Opening concert presented by Kyoto’s mayor Kadokawa

A Play with Music

    written and composed by Angel Lam

Semi-staged performances

THEATRE ROW * 410 W. 42nd St., New York 


Readings Open to Public *

Bruce Mitchell Room, 520 8th Avenue, New York

    * featuring actors Paulina Yeung and Pedro Ka'awaloa featured in     

    the Broadway tour of  The King and I

    * Eric Elizaga, Mandarin Wu, Fenton Li, Marcus Crawford Guy, 

    Dinh James Doan, Xiaoqing Zhang and Briana Sakamoto Tipp


Bridging the Gap:  National Sawdust Theatre, Brooklyn

    Curated by Robert Sirota.  June 4, 2017

    Performances and panel discussion with music critic Steve Smith

Museum of Chinese American (MOCA), New York

    Presenting Songs from “Lost in Shanghai”

    Concert hosted and sponsored by Bloomberg News

    May 24, 2016 

Composer for Off-Broadway play “A Dream of Red Pavilions”

    Performance begins January 23 through February 14, 2016.

    Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 W. 42nd St. New York

    See press PLAYBILL "A Dream of Red Pavilions Opens in NY Today"


Tenri Cultural Institute, New York premiere

    Kyo-Shin-An Arts commission a new work for shakuhachi, koto, voice and cello

    Premiered by guest shakuhachi master Akihito Obama from Japan and

    NYC-based DUO YUMENO

    Yoko Reikano Kimura (koto and voice) and Hikaru Tamaki (cello)

    November 21, 2015

A play-in-progress

    Performance Reading at Pan Asia Repertory Theater, New York

    Performing an excerpt of her musical play

    April 4 and December 14, 2015


A Centennial Celebration for Peabody Dance of the Peabody Institute

    Commission work “Dear Mother” live music for dance

    Inspired by three mother-daughter stories, March 2015

    Original music by Angel Lam

    Choreographed by Constance Dinapoli

    Visual Art by Pat Alexander

    Costumes by Kurina Sohn


MATA Festival Gala Honoring Robert Sirota and Steve Smith

    As Robert Sirota's former student I'm honored to be a part of this     

    Gala Concert by MATA  Festival, at the Tibet House in NYC.      

    November 2014

    Contributing a performance of Diary from 1942...for violin and     

    pipa with sound track

    Special thanks to Zhou Yi on Pipa and Cheho Lam on Violin


Of Days and Nights live music for dance premiere

    Dance theater with live music and narration, inspired by a story

    from 1942.  Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Hong Kong     

    Academy for Performing Arts

Hong Kong and Shanghai tour, May-June 2014

     Music and narration by Angel Lam

     Choreographed by Australian choreographer John Utans 

     and Chinese choreographer Sheng Pei-Qi,

     Department of Contemporary Dance and Chinese Dance at 

     The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts


“Memories from my Previous Lives” for orchestra, premieres in Chicago.  

Performed by The Northwest Symphony, conducted by     

    Kim Diehnelt, with an introduction by the composer, and pre-

    concert talk with composer and conductor. January 2014


New Album release, Audio Network, London

    Japanese Intrigue 

    "delicate yet powerful music, Japanese instrumental performances" 

    See featured BLOG


Interlochen Center for the Arts commission work, 

“Color of the Mind”

    For symphonic winds and film

    In collaboration with the Interlochen Center symphonic band director Dr. Matthew Schlomer and filmmaker Mida Chu, the project is to create a new music composition and a short film, based on true events from the composer's childhood.

Silk Road Ensemble and Yo-Yo Ma celebrates 15th Anniversary

    “Empty Mountain Spirit Rain” performs at Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium/Perelman         

    Stage, and U.S. West Coast + Canada tour 2013

Exciting reviews of “Empty Mountain, Spirit Rain” from the U.S. tour:

Los Angeles Review

San Francisco Review

University of California at Santa Barbara Review

New York Times Review


Ghost Wife 

    Play with music

    Original music, story and documentary visual projections

    Written and performed by Angel Lam

     2012-13 Performances:

    HERE Dorothy B. Williams Theater, New York (Soho)

    The Tank Theater, New York (near Times Square)

    The China Institute of America, New York (Upper East Side)

University of Southern California, Irvine Symphony Orchestra Performance

    “Her Thousand Years Dance”

    March 15 and 16, 8 pm, Irvine Barclay Theater

    Conducted by Stephen Tucker

    Featuring soloist Kojiro Umezaki on shakuhachi and Maggie Parkins on cello

    with narration/movements by Angel Lam              


AANMI Japan tour - Angel’s two compositions performed in seven venues and six cities:  Kyoto, Tokyo, Hiroshima, Iwakuni, Oita and Fukuoka. (Above) Opening concert presented by Kyoto’s mayor Kadokawa (center) at Nijojo Castle.