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Adam Gilbert

Baritone

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Adam is one of the first recipients of a Career Development Award by the Bryn Terfel Foundation. He graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London in 2012, immediately embarking on a freelance career, performing the role of Marcello in La Bohème for the London Opera Players. In the 2012 Wexford Festival he performed the role of Earl of Dunmow in The Dinner Engagement and subsequently performed the role of Gulliver in the world premiere of Orlando Gough’s community opera, Imago for Glyndebourne Opera. He has excellent acting skills and possesses a sumptuous baritone voice, which makes him also well suited to musical theatre roles. This season, Adam joined the National Opera Studio in London as a Trainee.

Adam Gilbert graduated with a B.Mus. from the internationally renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where he studied Classical Singing under the vocal tuition of Adrian Thompson and guidance of Kathryn Harries. He is one of the first recipients of a Career Development Award from the Bryn Terfel Foundation and is also kindly supported by the Elizabeth Evans Trust. This season, Adam has become a Trainee at the National Opera Studio in London, where his studies are generously supported by The Derek Butler Trust, The Winship Foundation, Help Musicians UK and a Chris Ball Bursary.

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,  Marcello in La Bohème for the London Opera Players and Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Count in Le nozze di Figaro for Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. He has also performed the role of Filch in Surrey Opera’s production of The Beggars Opera which toured the UK.

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is concert repertoire includes Stainer’s Crucifixion, Handel’s Messiah and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

Recent engagements include Perichaud, Crebillon and Maggiordomo in La Rondine for Iford Arts Festival whilst engagements this season include Dancaïre in Carmen for Mid Wales Opera.


Adam Gilbert is represented by Harlequin Agency Ltd.


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DateRole, Production & Venue
14th January, 2015Soloist in Lunchtime Recital at National Opera Studio, London
18th February, 2015Soloist in Sponsors Concert for National Opera Studio at Glyndebourne
20th February, 2015Soloist in Fundraising Concert for National Opera Studio at Fulham
9th May, 2015Soloist in Elijah Highlights with Cardiff Philharmonic Choir at Eglwys Dewi Sant, St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff
Gounod St Cecilia Mass
Handel Messiah
Mendelssohn Elijah
Orff Carmina Burana
Stainer Crucifixion
Gounod
St Cecilia Mass
Handel
Messiah
Mendelssohn
Elijah
Orff
Carmina Burana
Stainer
Crucifixion
Berkeley A Dinner EngagementEarl of Dunmow
Bizet CarmenDancaire
Delius A Village Romeo and Juliet2nd Bargee
Gay The Beggar's OperaFilch
Gough ImagoGulliver
Mozart Die ZauberflötePapageno
Mozart Le nozze di FigaroCount
Puccini La Bohème Marcello
Puccini La RondinePerichaud/Crebillon & Maggiordomo
Sondheim Into the WoodsPrince
Sondheim Sweeney ToddPirelli
Sullivan IolantheStrephon
Berkeley
A Dinner Engagement
Earl of Dunmow
Bizet
Carmen
Dancaire
Delius
A Village Romeo and Juliet
2nd Bargee
Gay
The Beggar's Opera
Filch
Gough
Imago
Gulliver
Mozart
Die Zauberflöte
Papageno
Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro
Count
Puccini
La Bohème
Marcello
Puccini
La Rondine
Perichaud/Crebillon & Maggiordomo
Sondheim
Into the Woods
Prince
Sondheim
Sweeney Todd
Pirelli
Sullivan
Iolanthe
Strephon
Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne
MusicOMH
Adam Gilbert and James Brock are both extremely promising youthful singers who play the young men involved in Elizabeth/Lisette’s story,
Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne
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
Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne
The Independent
… and baritone Adam Gilbert give committed performances as the therapist and principal ‘imago’.
Gulliver in Imago (Community Opera) at Glyndebourne
The Stage
With a fruity baritone and solid stage presence, Adam Gilbert impresses as Gulliver.

This Artist Biography was last updated on 13 November 2014. It is our policy to update biographies every six months. If this information is to be used after 13 May 2015 please contact us and we shall be delighted to supply you with the latest version by return.