Best known as 'Paul' (from his role in Singapore's first sit-com "Under One Roof"), Andrew is a knowledgeable music critic and opera enthusiast. Also, not forgetting his love for singing lieder and Broadway hits garnering good reviews too!
Andrew started his career on radio as a Producer- Presenter on Symphony 92.4FM in 1991.
He was the host of 'Breakfast Classics' for 3 years before joining TV for 7 years in 1993. He made a comeback on radio in 2000 as the host of the Morning Show and has been the host for this show for the past eight years.
During his time as an On-air Talent, he has interviewed some of the world's best musicians & conductors in the classical music world. They include Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Maxim Vengerov, Gil Shaham, Sarah Chang, Kiri te Kanawa, Yefim Bronfman, Stephen Hough, Zubin Mehta and many more.
Andrew plays the best of the classics every weekday morning, brings on the hourly News and updates drivers with the latest traffic information on the go. He conducts exclusive interviews with renowned classical artistes performing with the SSO at 8.30 am on Wednesdays and other visiting artistes during the week. He also conducts ticket giveaways, reviews new CD releases and highlights arts events at 7.20 am and 8.20 am daily to keep listeners informed of some of the best performances in town. Andrew also prepares interesting info. bits about the composers, the artistes or the works to share with listeners in his show.
Andrew's first appearance on TV was in the RaRa Show (1993) and he was soon cast as 'Paul' the elder son of Ah Teck in Singapore's first hit sitcom "Under One Roof". He then went on to host a 13 part series called 'Kids Talk Back' which won an Asian Televsion Award. He subsequently starred in the sitcom 'The House of Chow' and made an appearance in 'Phua Chu Kang'. He also participated in the President's Star Charity Show.
On stage, Andrew has played the role of 'Vincent' in Haresh Sharma's play 'Suite Hearts' which played to full house in its entire run at the Drama Centre. He received positive reviews for his appearance in a musical revue with Selena Tan at the Victoria Theatre as well as soloist in 2 classical concerts where the music of Bach & Mozart were featured. He was also a music critic for Business Times. Andrew also conducts creative writing, speech and drama classes when time permits.
Race : Chinese
Birthday : August 5
Languages Spoken : English, Malay, Hebrew with a smattering of Mandarin.
Talents : Hosting, Acting
Appeared in the sitcom 'The House of Chow'
Appeared in the sitcom 'Phua Chu Kang'
Participated in the President's Star Charity Show
(1993) First appearance on TV- the RaRa Show
Acted as Paul in Singapore's first hit Sitcom 'Under One Roof' for 8 seasons
(1991-1993) Breakfast Classics
(2000-present) The Morning Show with Andrew Lim
(1991-2007) Symphony in the Park
(1991-2007) Insights into Classical Music
(1991-2007) Music Appreciation talk at Library @ Esplanade
(1991-2007) Mad about Opera
(1991-2007) Mad About Piano
(1991-2007) Mad About Strings
Hosted a 13 part TV series called 'Kids Talk Back'
Performed with Selena in a Valentine's Day musical review
Played the role of Haresh Sharma's play 'Suite Hearts' at Drama Centre Acted in musical revue with Selena Tan at the Victoria Theatre
Soloist in 2 classical concerts where the music of Bach & Mozart were featured
Conducts creative writing, speech and drama classes
(1993-1998) Business Times: Music Critic
Won an Asian Television award for 'Kids Talk'