Photography by David Yiu
Adam Maxey is a British bass-baritone from Dorset, currently based in London. He is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal College of Music. In September 2019, he will be returning to the GSMD to begin their prestigious opera course under the tutelage of John Evans.
Adam works extensively in both concert and opera. Within the last year, he was a finalist in the 2019 Kathleen Ferrier Awards at the Wigmore Hall, performed as Don Magnifico in British Youth Opera’s production of G. Rossini’s La Cenerentola, covered the roles of Le Roi in J. Massenet’s Cendrillon and Ufficiale in G. Rossinis Il barbiere di Siviglia with the Glyndebourne Festival, performed the title role in W. A. Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (RCM International Opera School) directed by Sir Thomas Allen, performed as Arthur/Officer 3/Voice of the cards in Peter Maxwell-Davis’ The Lighthouse (RCMIOC) and sang at the Verbier Festival as part of the Atelier Lyrique program.
Other operatic roles he has performed include Polyphemus, Acis and Galatea; Quince, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Aeneas, Dido and Aeneas and Ceprano, Rigoletto.
His concert repertoire includes Handel’s Messiah, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, J. S. Bach’s Johannes Passion, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle and Mozart’s Requiem.
In November Adam will be performing the role of Melibeo in the GSMD Opera School’s production of J. Haydn’s La fedeltà premiata.