Kelvin Lim

Co-Director of Postgraduate Opera


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
SE10 9JF

Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Kelvin Lim


Kelvin trained at the Royal College of Music and has worked for English National Opera, the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, Opera Holland Park, English Touring Opera, Longborough, Nevill Holt Opera, Mid-Wales Opera, Northern Ireland Opera, Aldeburgh and Winslow Hall Opera. Kelvin is Co-Director of Postgraduate Opera at Trinity Laban. He is a coach for the Jette Parker Young Artists at the Royal Opera House, was Chorus Master at Opera Holland Park in 2012, and Assistant Chorus Master for Dorset Opera 2013-2014. Kelvin is musical director of Opera Forge -performing semi-staged scenes from the Ring at the Royal Festival Hall for Wagner 200 and at St John's Smith Square. He also worked on the Longborough Ring Cycle in 2013 and conducted La bohème for Head First Productions.

Credits as conductor/pianist include: Pagliacci, Hansel & Gretel, La voix humaine, Così fan tutte, Macbeth, Carmen, Madam Butterfly and L’infedeltà delusa. Kelvin is a CREAR Scholar, Bayreuth Bursary Prize winner, and official accompanist for the Wagner Society. He has accompanied coachings with Sir John Tomlinson, Dame Anne Evans, Mary Plazas, Graham Clark, and has accompanied masterclasses with Antonio Pappano, Sir John Tomlinson and Susan Bullock. He has regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3, and accompanied Sir John Tomlinson both on In Tune, and in recital. He gave a Lieder recital in the Royal Opera House Crush Bar lunchtime recital series.