Mitra Alice Tham’s first public performance was at the age of three and her international debut at the age of eight in Japan. Originally from Malaysia, she has won many prizes at international competitions, including the Rosario-Marciano Preis for the most eminent artist personality, the Russischer Musikpreis for the best interpretation of Russian music, the coveted title ‘The Excellent Player Award’ at the prestigious Asia Oceania Festival held in Thailand and the ‘Young Millennium Pianist’ of Singapore.
She was the recipient of many scholarships throughout her studies in UK, Europe and America. She has performed to luminary dignitaries including HRH, The Prince of Wales, where Prince Charles described the performance as ‘brilliant and excellent’. She gave the London premiere of Leroy Anderson’s Piano Concerto where The Classical Music wrote “…Tham’s flying about the piano with great bounce and gusto”. She was specially invited to be a guest at a Reception “A Celebration of Young People in the Performing Arts” given by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
Mitra was commissioned to compose the anthem for Malaysia national project: Melaka Gateway. This launch was presided by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, with Mitra on the podium conducting. She regularly gives recitals, masterclasses, seminars and adjudication in South East Asia and United Kingdom. www.mitraalicetham.comBack