Raymond Lauchengco is an accomplished concert and recording artist with roots in musical theater. His foray into showbusiness began at the age of 12 when he played the role of Louis, son of Anna, in the Repertory Philippines staging of The King and I. Raymond went on to join mainstream Philippine showbusiness at the age of 18, cementing his reputation as one of the hottest teen idols of the 1980s when he appeared as one of five young male leads in the hugely popular film, Bagets.
Raymond was the Philippine representative to the prestigious Tokyo Music Festival in 1987 and has performed in both solo and group concerts in over 25 countries. He is the recipient of the Aliw Award for Best Concert Collaboration for the concert series, The Best of Us, with Ayen Laurel. Raymond has released eight albums, to both critical and commercial success.
He has performed in both solo and group concerts in over 30 countries.
- AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
Best Performance in a Concert: Collaboration, awardee, for ‘Best of Us’, Aliw Awards, 2006.
Best MYX Live Performance, finalist, First MYX Awards, 2005.
Best Actor in a Stage Musical, nominee, for ‘Rama at Sita’, 1999.
Tokyo Music Festival, Philippine representative, 1987.
Asean Cultural Music Exchange, Philippine representative, 1985.
Gold Record Award, for ‘Raymond’, 1983.
- ALBUM RECORDINGS
Full Circle, Viva Records, 2007.
Raymond Lauchengco, Vicor Music Corporation, 2005.
New Every Morning, Dyna Records, 1995.
Walang Kupas, with Regine Velasquez, Piltel, 1990.
Rated R, WEA Records, 1988.
Dreamboy, Vicor Music Corporation, 1984.
Raymond, Vicor Music Corporation, 1983. (Gold Record)
- MOVIE SOUNDTRACK RECORDINGS
Langit at Lupa, Langit at Lupa, 1987.
Kapag Puso’y Sinugatan, Kapag Puso’y Sinugatan, 1986.
Then Maybe, Bagets 2, 1985.
Shadow of Time, Hotshots, 1984.
So It’s You, Bagets, 1983.
FarewellI, Bagets, 1983.
Saan Darating Ang Umaga, Saan Darating Ang Umaga, 1983.
In Your Eyes, as Ciara and Julia’s father, 2010.
Joey Boy Munti, 1991.
Remember Me, Mama, 1987.
Bagets 2, Arnel, 1985.
Bagets, Arnel, 1983.
Bukas Luluhod Ang Mga Tala, Aaron, 1984.
Saan Darating Ang UmagaI, Raul, 1983.
Cross My Heart, Ryan, 1982.
- STAGE PRODUCTIONS
Rama at Sita, as Rama, SK Productions, UP Film Theater, 1999.
Best of Broadway, as Chris in Miss Saigon and Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard, SK Productions, for the audience of the Princess of Brunei, 1997.
Once on this Island, as Daniel, SK Productions, for the audience of the Princess of Brunei, 1998.
Romeo and Juliet, as Romeo, UP Theater, University of the Philippines Presidential Commission for Culture and the Arts, 1998.
South Pacific, as Lt. Joe Cable, Repertory Philippines, 1997.
Fantasticks, as Matt, Repertory Philippines, 1992.
Sweeney Todd, as Toby, Repertory Philippines, 1983.
South Pacific, as Stewpot, Repertory Philippines, 1982.
Fantasticks, as Mortimer, Repertory Philippines, 1980.
The Sound of Music, as Friedrich von Trapp, Repertory Philippines, 1979.
The King and I, as Louis, Repertory Philippines, 1977.