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Jimmy Lim (Tenor)

Born: Malaysia

The Malaysian soprano, Jimmy Lim Choon Leong, holds the Bachelor Degree of Staffordshire University. He has participated Dr Michela Bertagnolli, Baritone Ralph McDonald’s Master-classes. In 2013, Jimmy was singing in an opera program in Brisbane Australia organized by Cuskelly College of Music. Meanwhile, he was having personal traning with International Opera Singers - Joseph Ward, Rosario La Spina, Milijana Nicolic, Magaret Schindler, Shaun Brown and Conductors - Richard Lewis, Raymond Lawrence. He had been actively competing in singing competitions since childhood winning numerous awards. He was awarded 1st runner up in the 2003 central Malaysia Region Classical Singing Competition.

Jimmy Lim was a guest solo singers as a supporting role of Parpignol in the G. Puccini’s well-known opera in Publika@Solaris Black Box Malaysia 2012. He has been invited by Malaysia Goverment to perform in the Open Ceremony of Women Award Perak 2012 presided by the honorable spouse of Prime Minister Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Bin Mansor.He has participated in the musical Green Tea staged by the UCSI University in the year of 2003. He was a Tenor Solo of the L.v. Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 "Ode to Joy" in a concert 2010, plays a role of Alfredo in Verdi‘s La Traviata singing the scene of Brindisi. He also sang as La Remendado in Georges Bizet's Carmen, Don Ottavio in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni. As a representive of Malaysia in the Asian Youth Choir, he travelled to Indonesia and Philippine for performance in 2009 and 2010. He was also a chorus member of Lyrics Opera Malaysia of the performed operas The Merry Widow and Tosca in 2003.

Jimmy Li was a member of Dithyrambic Singers in the year 2005 to 2011, he travelled to Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Brunei and Indonesia for competitions and performances. Asides from his vocal ability, he is also organizing many musical events for children and vocal music enthusiasts, such as Voices in Bloom Singing Competition and workshop, The Opera Bridesmaids Concert, Vocal Masterclasses and etc.

Currently, Jimmy Lim is a vocal tutor and Academy Director of the Young Choral Academy Taipan USJ, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Source: Young Choral Academy Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




David Chin


Video: BWV 245 [2nd]

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Jimmy Lim Choon Leong (Young Choral Academy)


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