Kevin Lau


Kevin Lau is one of Canada’s most active young composers. A prolific composer of orchestral, chamber, ballet, and film music, he served as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s RBC Affiliate Composer from 2012-2015. In 2016 he composed the score for the National Ballet of Canada’s original full-length ballet Le Petit Prince (2016), and has since collaborated with choreographer Guillaume Côté on a second ballet (Dark Angels, commissioned by the National Arts Centre Orchestra.) His discography includes the JUNO award-winning “Detach” (Redshift) and “Solo Seven” (ATMA), which won Best Album at the 2020 East Coast Music Awards. He was appointed composer in residence of two orchestras in 2021: the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and the Houston-based River Oaks Chamber Orchestra.