The Toronto Consort

“Fellowship of Creatures” Recording
September 19 - 25 2021

Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance

“Women Composers of the Italian Baroque”
Susie Napper / Chase Hopkins / Lucas Harris / Jory Vinikour
October 11 -17 2021

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

Residency + Performance
Susie Napper + Christian Brun del Re

October 20 - 24 2021

Ensemble Servir Antico

Catalina Vicens
Concertgebouw Brugge -  Belgium
October 22 - 28 2021

Hasalala Danxalax: Marion Newman & Friends

Chan Centre for the Arts - Vancouver
November 15 - 20 2021

Magnificat / Cantatas - J.S. Bach

Ricercar Consort + Collegium Vocale Gent
Philippe Pierlot
L’Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud - France

December 4 2021

Messiah - G.F. Handel

L’Harmonie des Saisons
Melisande Corriveau + Eric Milnes
Tour: December 6 - 12 2021

Weihnachtsoratorium - J.S. Bach

il Gardellino
Marcel Ponseele / Jan de Winne
Tour: December 13 -23 2021

Le Rossignol Sauvage

Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal
Les Voix Humaines Viol Consort
January 25 2022


Cantus Firmus / Mea Culpa

Opera Ballet Vlaanderen
Brabants / Cherkaoui

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

{Tour: Matthäus Passion – J.S. Bach}

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Leonardo García Alarcón
Tour throughout the Netherlands
March 28 – April 11 2020
Cancelled due to Covid-19

{Lamentations 2020}

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Naarden NL
April 10 – 11 2020
Cancelled due to Covid-19

{Tour: Bach & Sandström}

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Grete Pedersen

Amsterdam / Utrecht / Naarden
Kampen / Alkmaar NL
May 10 – 16 2020
Cancelled due to Covid-19

{Tour: Bach Cantatas}

De Nederlandse Bachvereniging
Amsterdam / Naarden / Stuttgart / Leipzig
June 14 – 22 2020
Cancelled due to Covid-19


Against the Grain Theatre
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Reneltta Arluk + Joel Ivany
Digital release - December 13 2020

Messiah - G.F. Handel

L’Harmonie des Saisons
Mélisande Corriveau + Eric Milnes
Digital release - December 13 2020

Johannes Passion - J.S. Bach

L’Harmonie des Saisons
Mélisande Corriveau + Eric Milnes
Digital release: March 14 2021

Honouring Indigenous Musics:

Conversations around Voice, Place, and Solidarity
Dr. Nadia Chana + Jonathon Adams
BC Choral Federation

Montreal Baroque Festival - Opening Concert

Ensemble Caprice - Matthias Maute
“Der Friede sei mit dir” BWV - 158 J.S. Bach
Digital release: June 17 2021

Early Music Vancouver

Summer Artist-in-Residence
July - August 2021


Born in amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, Canada), Jonathon Adams is an Indigenous (Cree-Métis) baritone. In concert, they have appeared as a soloist with Sigiswald Kuijken, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Helmut Rilling, Václav Luks, Ensemble BachPlus, Vox Luminis, il Gardellino, and B’Rock Orchestra at Opera-Ballet Flanders. In 2021 Jonathon was named the first ever artist-in-residence at Early Music Vancouver.

Future solo engagements include performances with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra under Masaaki Suzuki, the Ricercar Consort and Collegium Vocale Gent, il Gardellino, Les Voix Humaines, Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal, Servir Antico and the Portland Baroque Orchestra. 2022 will see the world premiere of Adams’ performance piece nipahimiw with Susie Napper and Catalina Vicens at venues across Canada. 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 held a fellowship with the Netherlands Bach Society. Jonathon was a core member of Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir for many years, 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.


Jonathon is represented by

Schwalbe & Partners