Born in amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, Canada), Jonathon Adams is an Indigenous baritone of Cree-Métis descent. In concert, he has appeared as a soloist with Philippe Herreweghe, Sigiswald Kuijken, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Helmut Rilling, Václav Luks, BachPlus, Vox Luminis, il Gardellino, and B’Rock Orchestra. Jonathon attended the Royal Academy of Music, the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, and studied privately with Emma Kirkby, Nancy Argenta, Edith Wiens, and Olivier Lallouette. At the Conservatorium van Amsterdam he sang the role of Aeneas in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas under Richard Egarr.

In 2020 and 2021 Jonathon holds the Netherlands Bach Society’s “Young Bach Fellowship” and will appear with them in concert throughout the Netherlands and at the Leipzig Bach Festival. He is a core member of Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, appearing regularly with them around the world. Recent career highlights include a solo debut at the Bruges Concertgebouw in Purcell’s Ode to St. Cecilia, Bach cantatas at Snape Maltings Concert Hall, a residency at the Fondazione Cini in Venice, and concerts with Amsterdam Baroque in China, Japan, and at the Château de Versailles.
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