HAILED BY THE ASPEN TIMES FOR HIS “SOULFUL AND TECHNICALLY IMPRESSIVE SOLO”
14 January, 2018 - Freespace Happening performance. 14 January 2018@1430-1500. Program of Friedman, and Piazzolla. Free admission http://www.westkowloon.hk/en/freespacehappening
18-21 January, 2018 - Chamber Opera "Mila" commissioned by Asia Society (World Premier), with Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. https://asiasociety.org/hong-kong/events/mila
12&13 March, 2018 - Workshop/masterclass at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at The University of Melbourne. Recital at Melba Hall at the Conservatorium. Program of Lopez Lopez, Friedman vibraphone concerto, Reich, Morales, Friedman, and Almada.
Masterclass: 12 March, 2018 @ 1415-1615, Victoria College of Arts MCM. Recital: 13 March, 2018 @2000, Melba Hall. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/matthew-lau-in-concert-tickets-43640873026
8 May, 2018 - Guest performer @ James Boznos Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Recital
9 May, 2018 - Hong Kong New Music Ensemble season closing
May 2018 - Argentina tour: Various conservatories and universities in Buenos Aires, San Miguel de Tucuman.
Universidad Nacional de Las Artes Buenos Aires- Masterclass: 15 May @1500, Recital 17 May @1900.
Conservatorio Superior de Música de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires "Ástor Piazzolla"- Recital 18 May, Masterclass May 19
Ente Cultural de Tucumán La Sala Hynes O'Connor - Recital 1 June @2000
29 June, 2018 - Solo Recital "Vibes!-A Percussion Recital by Dr. Matthew Lau", presented by Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Program of Lopez Lopez, Honstein, Reich, and Lansky. 29 June 2018 @8pm. Black Box Theatre at Kwai Tsing Theatre. Tickets available at URBTIX late May.
13-15 July, 2018 - IPEA Competition (Hong Kong). Adjudicator, performer, clinician.
29 July, 2018 - Hong Kong Youth Music Camp Workshop & Concerto performance. Performance of Nathan Daughtrey's Vibraphone Concerto with the HKYMC Wind Ensemble.
16 September, 2018 - Hong Kong New Music Ensemble Season Open Concert. TBA
17 - 20 September, 2018 - Hong Kong New Music Ensemble Shanghai Tour
14 - 17 November, 2018 - Focus Day Performance at PASIC 2018. (Indianapolis, IN). Performance of Yi for Marimba 4 Hands by Tona-Scherchen Hsiao with Dr. Abby Fisher as Fisher/Lau Project. Details HERE