Biography

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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 is about to complete his masters at the Royal College of Music where he studies with Alison Wells. 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, he performed the title role in W. A. Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro (RCM International Opera School) directed by Sir Thomas Allen, Arthur/Officer 3/Voice of the cards in Peter Maxwell-Davis’ The Lighthouse (RCMIOC) and performed 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.

Adam is a Linda Hill Scholar at the RCM, a Countess of Munster Trust Award holder and is supported by the Josephine Baker Trust.

This summer, Adam will be covering the roles of Le Roi in Massenet’s Cendrillion and Ufficiale in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia at Glyndebourne Festival Opera while also performing in the festival chorus.

 
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