flautist and pianist from Retford,
Nottinghamshire, who attended Chetham’s
School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, and studied with Michael
Cox and Gitte Sorensen.
He and harpist
Sally Pryce debuted with the Royal Philharmonic in May 2007 at Cadogan Hall in a performance Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s
“Flute and Harp Concerto, K. 299”. They reprised this work with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields on 17th
July 2008. On 25th
August 2008, they gave the world premiere of David Bruce’s “Gigue
for Flute and Harp” at the Presteigne
Festival in Kinnerton, Wales.
from the RAM in 2009, and shortly thereafter became Principal Flute of the
London Symphony Orchestra. One
of his first solo opportunities with the LSO occurred at Barbican Hall on
11th June 2009, when he interpreted “Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un
faune” by Claude Debussy.
through 31st May 2010, he went on tour with guitarist Morgan
Szymanski. He teamed up with
pianist Huw Watkins at the Gwyl
Gregynog Festival in June 2010. Their recital included Claude
Debussy’s “Syrinx”, Francis
Poulenc’s “Sonata”, Sergei Prokofiev’s “Sonata
in D major, Op. 94”, and Watkins’ “Capriccio for Flute
April 2011, Adam participated in the Arcomis
International Flute Event at BBC Hoddinott Hall
in Cardiff Bay, where he delivered the world
premiere of “The Siduri Dances” by
Brett Dean with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
with whom he has worked include the BBC Scottish National Orchestra, the
Bournemouth Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,
the Emerald Concert Orchestra, the Halle Orchestra, the Heath Quartet, Machaca, the Northern Sinfonia,
the Sally Pryce Ensemble, Solistes Europeens, and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra.
He and pianist
James Baillieu went on a mini-tour of sorts in
February 2012, with stops at Leighton House, the London School of Economics
and Political Science, St. Luke’s Music Society, and Wigmore Hall.
Their repertoire included Samuel Barber’s “Canzone”,
Bela Bartok’s “Suite Paysanne Hongroise”, Bohuslav Martinu’s “Scherzo”,
Olivier Messiaen’s “5 Lecons de Solfege a chanter”,
“Le merle noise” and “Vocalise”,
Poulenc’s “Sonata”, Franz Schubert’s “Variationen uber das Lied ‘Trockene Blumen’ in E
minor, D. 802”, and Charles-Marie Widor’s
“Suite for Flute and Piano”.
July 2012, Adam handled the solo duties at Barbican Hall where the LSO
joined forces with soprano Renee Fleming in a performance of Maurice Ravel’s
which he appears include: Christopher Ball: Clarinet Concerto/Flute
Concerto/Four Dances/Irish Suite with the Emerald Concerto Orchestra; Light and Water by Rhian Samuel; Premier
Prix; Song of the Heart by
Gareth Walters, and the original motion picture soundtrack, Tamara Drewe.