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
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 with the ground-breaking scores to many
global award-winning films.
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 recently completed the score for "With
You, Without You", which had its world première at
the Montreal Film Festival in August 2012. He is
currently working on two international productions.
Joseph de Saram is also on the guest faculty of the
University of Visual and
Performing Arts, teaching chamber music.