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Adam Gilbert

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Artist Manager: Sioned Jones sioned.jones@harlequin-agency.co.uk

Website: http://www.adamjgilbert.co.uk/


Adam Gilbert is a very dynamic and versatile artist. After 10 years as a baritone, working with some of the most prestigious opera companies in the UK and abroad, Adam is delighted to announce his move up into the Tenor repertoire. 


Adam Gilbert graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied Classical Singing under the vocal tuition of Adrian Thompson and the guidance of Kathryn Harries. 

After 10 years as a baritone. working with some of the most prestigious opera companies in the UK and abroad, Adam is delighted to announce his move up into the Tenor repertoire. 

This season he debuted in the role of Florestan in Fidelio by Beethoven with Opra Cymru which toured Wales and marked his entry as a Tenor. He was also engaged as Tenor soloist for ENO Opera Squad 2019 and later this season performs as a Tenor soloist for The Barrandov Opera.


Last season he made his role début as Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus for Diva Opera and joined Welsh National Opera as cover Goryanchikov in From the House of the Dead and cover Shaklovity in Khovanshchina.

Engagements in the 2017/18 season included Marcello in La Bohème for Diva Opera; cover Marcello for Scottish Opera and Scottish Opera’s Opera Highlights Tour. In 2016, he performed the roles of Dancaïre and Morales in a special semi-staged, concert adaptation of Carmen at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. 

After completing his training at the National Opera Studio in London, where his studies were generously supported by The Derek Butler Trust, The Winship Foundation, Help Musicians UK and a Chris Ball Bursary, Adam performed the role of Escamillo in an abbreviated Welsh language production of Carmen with Opra Cymru at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Other roles include the Major in a new production for Children, KidO; cover Pish-Tush in The Mikado; cover Belcore in The Elixir of Love, all for Scottish Opera and cover James in the World Premiere of Stuart MacRae's The Devil Inside, a co-production by Scottish Opera and Music Theatre Wales.

Adam is a very dynamic and versatile young artist, and in 2013, he created the role of Gulliver in the world premiere of Orlando Gough’s community opera, Imago for Glyndebourne Opera. Other engagements include The Earl of Dunmow in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement and 2nd Bargee in A Village Romeo and Juliet for Wexford Festival Opera; Frédéric in Lakmé as part of the Christine Collins Young Artists performance for Opera Holland Park; Dancaïre in Carmen for Mid Wales Opera; Perichaud, Crebillon and Maggiordomo in La Rondine for Iford Arts Festival; Marcello in La Bohème for the London Opera Players and Filch in Surrey Opera’s production of The Beggars Opera which toured the UK. Whilst at the GSMD, he performed the roles of Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Count in Le nozze di Figaro. 
 
Adam is one of the first recipients of a Career Development Award from the Bryn Terfel Foundation and was also kindly supported by the Elizabeth Evans Trust and The Fenton Arts Trust. 


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DateDetails
12/09/2019

Tenor Soloist with ENO Opera Squad
Opera Squad Takeover
Lea Manor High School,
Northwell Dr,
Luton LU3 3TL

16/09/2019

Tenor Soloist with ENO Opera Squad
Opera Squad Takeover
Oasis Academy Silvertown,
Rymill St, Royal Docks,
London E16 2TX

17/09/2019

Tenor Soloist with ENO Opera Squad
Opera Squad Takeover
Greatfields School,
St Marys,
Barking IG11 7TD

18/09/2019

Tenor Soloist with ENO Opera Squad
Opera Squad Takeover 
Ark Elvin Academy,
Cecil Avenue,
Wembley,
London HA9 7DU

Beethoven FidelioFlorestan
Gay The Beggar's OperaFilch
Gough ImagoGulliver
J. Strauss II Die FledermausEisenstein
Sondheim Into the WoodsPrince
Sondheim Sweeney ToddPirelli
Beethoven
Fidelio
Florestan
Gay
The Beggar's Opera
Filch
Gough
Imago
Gulliver
J. Strauss II
Die Fledermaus
Eisenstein
Sondheim
Into the Woods
Prince
Sondheim
Sweeney Todd
Pirelli

Opera

Imago

Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne, March 2015
The Stage
With a fruity baritone and solid stage presence, Adam Gilbert impresses as Gulliver.
Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne, March 2015
The Independent
… and baritone Adam Gilbert give committed performances as the therapist and principal ‘imago’.

Imago

Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne, March 2015
theartsdesk.com
Adam Gilbert, as the garish aspiring pop idol (Gulliver) …the ringing baritone voice is really something for a young singer only just out of studies at the Guildhall; he too is on his way

L'elisir d'amore

Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore at Belcombe Court for Iford Arts
The Arbuturian
Welsh tenor Lewis is a superbly appealing Nemorino, both vocally and theatrically; creating peals of laughter when he climbs the central pole of the tent in order to escape the attentions of the womenfolk in the village after he has imbibed the seductive potion.

Imago

Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne, March 2015
MusicOMH
Adam Gilbert and James Brock are both extremely promising youthful singers who play the young men involved in Elizabeth/Lisette’s story,

This Artist Biography was last updated on 7 October 2019. It is our policy to update biographies every six months. If this information is to be used after 7 April 2020 please contact us and we shall be delighted to supply you with the latest version by return.