Australian-Chinese conductor Dane Lam is Principal Conductor of the Xi’an Symphony Orchestra and Opera Queensland’s 2021 Resident Conductor and Associate Music Director.
Operatically, he enjoys a close relationship with London’s Opera Holland Park, Opera Australia and Scottish Opera.
Dane made his debut, aged eighteen, with the Sydney Symphony and has since conducted the Queensland, Adelaide, Canberra, Dunedin, Kunming, Shandong and Suzhou Symphony Orchestras, Münchner
Rundfunkorchester, Het Residentie Orkest, City of London Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata, South Bank Sinfonia, Liverpool Philharmonic Ensemble 10/10, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Verbier Festival Orchestra and the Juilliard Orchestra.
Recent engagements include concerts with Angela Hewitt, Stephen Hough, Ning Feng, Barry Douglas and Kirill Gerstein with XSO; La bohéme and Don Giovanni at Opera Australia; L’arlesiana and Così fan tutte for Opera Holland Park; Giulio Cesare for Bury Court Opera; Orfeo ed Euridice for Opera Queensland; and The Rake’s Progress and La traviata for Scottish Opera.
In 2021, Dane Lam leads seasons of The Marriage of Figaro in Brisbane and La clemenza di Tito in Canberra, and will conduct the Xi’an Symphony, with Martha Argerich as soloist, and the Sydney, Melbourne, Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras.