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Il Duca di Mantova

Rigoletto - Verdi

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh - Edinburgh

15/11/2018

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Rigoletto - Scottish Opera October 2018

 

"Tenor Adam Smith captures his character in a performance of perfectly controlled vocal and dramatic cynicism. At the first night, his jauntily sinister rendition of La donna è mobile brought the house down."  Scottish Daily Mail

 

Federico’s Lament

Enjoy Adam singing the famous aria from l'Arlesiana by Francesco Cilea.

Federico is deeply in love with a girl from Arles, the Arlesiana of the title, but his family has arranged his marriage to Vivetta. Vivetta has loved Federico since childhood and is disappointed to know of his love for l'Arlesiana. When he has been left alone, Federico reads the letters of l'Arlesiana and ponders them with his broken heart.

Adam Smith joins Étude Arts for General Management!

Adam is very happy to announce he recently joined the formidable artist management company Étude Arts. The company was created by one of the leading operatic artist managers in the business, Bill Palant. His knowledge and experience along with the team at Étude Arts make for a very exciting collaboration!

 

 

 

Adam Smith as 

Tamino

 

Adam wins four prizes in beautiful Deutschlandsberg!

Winners Concert

Ferruccio Tagliavini International Singing Competition 2015

A performance from the winners concert which took place in Graz Opera house, Austria accompanied by the Graz Opera Orchestra.

 Winner of 

First Prize

Audience Prize

Critics Prize

Prize for Best Tenor

   

Reviews

Tenor Adam Smith gives his duke a boyish charm, but lets that mask slip to show the callous man beneath. His La Donna E Mobile is not some light froth. It punctuates just how cruel he is.

Society Aberdeen

Completing our tragic triangle is the Duke of Mantua played by Adam Smith and, as well as a solid performance of perhaps the best known work from this production, “La donna è mobile”, Adam Smith gives us a fine performance as the Duke that is everything in a man that Rigoletto has come to hate - wealth, power, arrogance, and of course, almost unnatural good looks. All of these attributes are used to his advantage to get whatever he wants from any man or woman that crosses his path.

Southside Advertiser

Gilda has fallen for the Duke of Mantua (tenor Adam Smith), unaware of his reputation with women. Smith makes the part his own with his matinee idol looks and towering tenor voice, as he sings the famous “La Donna e Mobile”.The scene where he fondles the disembodied limbs of a mannequin would be wasted without his strong acting skills.

Central Fife Times

Adam Smith sang the Hindu merchant’s aria with much tenderness and a smile in his voice

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/bachtrack.com/review-sadko-kramer-zurabishvili-horne-jurowski-opera-vlaanderen-ghent-june-2017/amp%3D1

Tenor Adam Smith captures his character in a performance of perfectly controlled vocal and dramatic cynicism. At the first night, his jauntily sinister rendition of La donna è mobile brought the house down.

Scottish Daily Mail

Adam Smith singt mit betörendem Schmelz den Tenorhit des Inders (Adam Smith sings with bewitching tenderness the tenor hit of the Indian)

http://klassiker.welt.de/2017/06/21/sadko-in-gent-die-erde-ist-eine-goldene-discokugel/#more-3522

le ténor britannique Adam Smith, un Timonier à la solidité de chant remarquable. (the British tenor Adam Smith, a helmsman with remarkable singing strength.)

https://www.opera-online.com/fr/columns/manu34000/iain-paterson-est-le-hollandais-volant-a-lopera-de-flandre

Een bijzondere vermelding verdient de tenor Adam Smith die tekende voor een levendige, heldere en sonore stuurman. (A special mention should be for the tenor Adam Smith, who performed a vivid, clear and sonorous mate.)

http://operagazet.be/recensies/recensies-20162017/be/antwerpen-der-fliegende-hollander/

Adam Smith portrayed the innocent Cassio as a humble gentlemen with a touch of naivety. A warmth and shyness in his voice conveyed his character authentically. His chemistry with Stoyanov produced excellent dramatic tension.

https://bachtrack.com/review-otello-thalheimer-opera-vlaanderen-antwerp-february-2016

Enfin, bravo au lumineux ténor du jeune Adam Smith, Cassio flamboyant. (Finally, well done to the luminous young tenor of Adam Smith, a flamboyant Cassio.)

http://www.anaclase.com/chroniques/otello-othello-7

"The young tenor Adam Smith, singing Oronte, is definitely one to watch. His performance as Giselda’s lover was charismatic and suited to the romantic tone of voice, which is consistent and rounded. It also possesses incredible shimmer and blade"

Robyn Donnelly – Musical pointers

"Adam Smith sang Oronte vividly and romantically, with a big, generous tenor voice."

David Karlin – Bachtrack

"Adam Smith's attractive lyric tenor gives him amorous credibility as Araquil"

George Hall – The Guardian