Making his debut with the Helena Symphony this season, Tenor David Adams maintains an active career in the United States and in Europe. Opera News described Mr. Adams voice as “light and flexible, yet fiery and expressive.” Specializing in the music of Handel, Mozart, and Rossini, Mr. Adams has appeared in numerous staged productions, including Handel’s Acis and Galatea, Mozart’s Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute, Così fan Tutte, and Rossini’s Barber of Seville and Italian Girl in Algiers.
Mr. Adams has performed with some of finest opera companies in the United States, including The Metropolitan Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Orchestra of New York, Caramoor Festival (with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s), New York City Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, Kansas City Symphony, Opera Memphis, Mississippi Opera, Mobile Opera, Shreveport Opera, Syracuse Opera, Opera Birmingham, Houston’s Orchestra X, Teatro Grattacielo, Augusta Opera, Opera Southwest, Civic Opera of Kansas City, and Pittsburgh Opera.
On the concert stage, Mr. Adams has appeared in Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and various halls throughout the country and in Europe. He has performed many of the major works of Bach, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Haydn’s Creation, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Handel’s Messiah, Saul, and Verdi’s Requiem.
Mr. Adams’ recordings include the critically acclaimed recording of Rachmaninoff’s Liturgy of Saint John of Crysostum with the Kansas City Chorale for Nimbus Records. His recent performance with the Kansas City Chorale and Phoenix Bach Choir has garnered many accolades, including involvement in Grammy nominated recording projects. He has recently participated as a soloist on Life and Breath: The Choral Works of Rene Clausen for Chandos Records which received two Grammy Awards, including Best Choral Performance.
Mr. Adams appears courtesy of Wade Artist Management (New York, NY).