Lakshman Joseph de Saram
Founder, Concertmaster & Artistic Director

Lakshman Joseph de Saram is a Sri Lanka-based, international classical musician and film composer. A veteran of over 800 concerts, he made his debut performing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto at the age of thirteen. In addition to being one of the premier violinists that Sri Lanka has produced, he is also adept at the trombone. Three times recipient of the "Signis International award fror "Outstanding original score for a feature film", he is also a composer for many award-winning movies.

A former Royalist schooled in New York City, he is best known internationally as the composer who defined the "Nouvelle Vogue" sound of South Asian art-house cinema.

His critically acclaimed Hollywood film  "Bel Ami" (2011) with big-name stars, makes him one of a few Asian born creative heads operating on that platform. He is presently working on an international production destined for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Joseph de Saram is also on the guest faculty of the University of Visual and Performing Arts, teaching chamber music.



2008~15 Chamber Music Society of Colombo