Adam Gilbert recently completed his four year BMus course at the 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 has recently embarked on his freelance singing career and is one of the first recipients of a Career Development Award from the Bryn Terfel Foundation. He is also kindly supported by the Elizabeth Evans Trust.
Adam is a very dynamic and versatile young artist and recently performed the role of Marcello in La Boheme for the London Opera Players. Other engagements this season include The Earl of Dunmow in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement and 2nd Bargee in A Village Romeo and Juliet for Wexford Festival Opera. Whilst at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, he performed the roles of Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Count in Le nozze di Figaro. He has also performed the role of Filch in Surrey Opera’s production of The Beggars Opera which toured the UK. He performed with Welsh National Youth Opera for three seasons and understudied the role of Pirelli in their acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd.
His concert repertoire includes Stainer’s Crucifixion, Handel’s Messiah and Orff’s Carmina Burana. He regularly performs as soloist with choirs and has toured the UK performing ‘An Evening of Song’ with a quartet from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Recent engagements include a recital of new compositions performed at the Wigmore Hall in London and the role of Gulliver in the world premiere of Orlando Gough’s community opera, Imago for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.