Adam Smith joins Étude Arts for General Management!
Adam is very happy to announce he has 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
Rodolfo's aria from La Boheme by Puccini
Finalist of The International Moniuszko singing competition
Having successfully qualified for the final rounds of the Moniuszko singing competition, Adam successfully passed through the quarter-finals and semi-finals to reach the final, which took place on the stage of the Polish National Opera with the Polish National Opera Orchestra under the Baton of Andriy Yurkevych.
Here is a clip from the final!
Adam wins four prizes in beautiful Deutschlandsberg!
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.
Prize for Best Tenor
Adam Smith sang the Hindu merchant’s aria with much tenderness and a smile in his voice
Adam Smith singt mit betörendem Schmelz den Tenorhit des Inders (Adam Smith sings with bewitching tenderness the tenor hit of the Indian)
le ténor britannique Adam Smith, un Timonier à la solidité de chant remarquable. (the British tenor Adam Smith, a helmsman with remarkable singing strength.)
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.)
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.
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.)
"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