Bach Cantatas – Philippe Herreweghe

Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme
Snape Maltings Concert Hall – Snape, UK
Residency August 23 – 31 (concert August 30) 2019

Le Poème Harmonique – Le Concours Corneille

Baroque Singing Competition – Rouen FR
September 10 – 16 2019

BWV 100 + 112

Bach Plus – Bart Naessens
Aalst / Aardenburg BE
September 22 2019

Jubileum Concert Ton Koopman 75

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Muziekgebouw aan ’t Ij – Amsterdam NL
October 4 2019

Cantus Firmus / Mea Culpa

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
Brabants / Cherkaoui 

B’Rock Orchestra – Bart Naessens
October 13 – November 13  2019

Tour: Messiah - G.F. Handel

Dutch Baroque - Gerard de Wit
Vlissingen / Geertruidenberg
Voorthuizen / Zwijndrecht NL
November 22 – 30 2019

Tour: Weihnachtsoratorium – J.S. Bach

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Linz AT / Vienna AT / Brussels BE
Amsterdam NL / Laren NL / Genoa IT
Milan IT / Modena IT / Burgos ES
December 9 – 21 2019

Tour: Matthäus Passion – J.S. Bach

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging 
Leonardo García Alarcón
Tour throughout the Netherlands
March 28 – April 11 2020

Lamentations 2020

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Naarden NL
April 10 – 11 2020

Tour: Bach & Sandström

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Grete Pedersen

Amsterdam / Utrecht / Naarden
Kampen / Alkmaar NL
May 10 – 16 2020

Tour: Bach Cantatas

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Amsterdam / Naarden / Stuttgart / Leipzig
June 14 – 22 2020


Born in amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, Canada), Jonathon Adams is a Two-Spirit,  nêhiyaw michif (Cree-Métis) baritone. In concert, they have appeared as a soloist with Philippe Herreweghe, Sigiswald Kuijken, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Helmut Rilling, Václav Luks, Ensemble BachPlus, Vox Luminis, il Gardellino, and B’Rock Orchestra at Opera-Ballet Flanders.

Future solo engagements include a recording with il Gardellino, concerts with Les Voix Humaines, Pro Coro Canada, Studio de Musique Ancient de Montréal, L’Harmonie des Saisons, and a world premiere of Adams’ performance piece nipahimiw / the plaint with Susie Napper and Catalina Vicens at the Art Gallery of Ontario (June 2021). Jonathon is a featured soloist in the film “MESSIAH / COMPLEX” produced by Against the Grain Theatre and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

During 2020 and 2021 Jonathon holds a fellowship with the Netherlands Bach Society and will appear in concert with them throughout the Netherlands and at the Leipzig Bach Festival. They are a core member of Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, appearing regularly with this ensemble around the world. Recent career highlights include a solo début at the Bruges Concertgebouw in Purcell’s Ode to St. Cecilia, Bach cantatas at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, and concerts with Amsterdam Baroque in China, Japan, and at the Château de Versailles.

Jonathon is based in Canada and The Netherlands. They have attended The Royal Academy of Music (London), the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, and The Victoria Conservatory of Music where they studied with Nancy Argenta. They also studied privately with Dame Emma Kirkby, and Edith Wiens. At the Dutch National Opera Academy Jonathon studied with Rosemary Joshua and Olivier Lallouette. As a student, Jonathon sang the role of Aeneas in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas under Richard Egarr. Jonathon currently studies with Acadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc.

Jonathon is a Britten-Pears Young Artist, participating in creative dialogues and mentorship schemes with world leaders in the arts at Snape Maltings, UK. They have attended the American Bach Soloists Academy (San Francisco), singing various cantatas of Bach and the Hohe Messe under Jeffrey Thomas.

Jonathon Adams - Baritone