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    Albert Lin began his musical training on the piano at the age of three.  At the age of 16, he was awarded the 3rd prize at the National Music Competition in Singapore and was accepted into the Peabody Conservatory of Music in USA.  He later continuted his studies at the University of Michigan during which time he was awarded the 1st prize at the Rochdale Symphony Orchestra concerto competition and also placed as a finalist at the California International Young Artist Competition.





    He is now based in Singapore where he maintains a busy schedule as a recitalist, repetiteur, and collaborative pianist. A keen advocate of new music, he has presented two full-length recitals featuring the music of Singaporean composers and composers residing in Singapore.  He has given the local and world premieres of works by Lowell Liebermann, Nikolai Kapustin, PDQ Bach, Marc-André Hamelin, Robert Casteels, John Sharpley, Joyce Bee Tuan Koh, Leong Yoon Pin, and Zechariah Goh, and has also recorded for the soundtrack of Singapore Airlines' new ad campaign "The Lengths We Go To".


    In 2007, he was invited to perform in the Singapore International Piano festival alongside pianists such as Minoru Nojima, Cyprien Katsaris, and Valentina Lisitsa, and featured in the 2008 Singapore Symphony Orchestra President's Young Performers' Concert in Rimsky-Korsakov's Piano Concerto in C-sharp minor Op. 30. Other engagements include appearances with the Saigon Philharmonic, Rochdale Symphony Orchestra, Rochdale Youth Orchestra, Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Winds, and Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Philharmonic.  Notable collaborations include recitals with French soprano Emma Shapplin and British violinist Nicola Benedetti.


    His work with non-profit arts group New Opera Singapore has seen him as répétiteur and keyboardist for opera productions on Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore and Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, and was praised by The Straits Times as "a tower of strength" and "the perfect collaborator" in the performance of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin.


    He currently freelances as a music reviewer for The Straits Times. Click here to view his reviews website.

"..a consumate poet..real gem of a pianist"
                                                   -- The Rochdale Daily, 1998
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