Biography
Tenor

Canadian tenor Adam Tunnicliffe studied at Christ Church, Oxford and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Operatic roles include title role WERTHER, ALBERT HERRING, OBERON, Alfredo LA TRAVIATA, Quint TURN OF THE SCREW, Tom Rakewell THE RAKE’S PROGRESS, Sandy THE LIGHTHOUSE, Rinuccio GIANNI SCHICCHI, Lensky EUGENE ONEGINE, Sumers in Cimerosa’s ITALIAN GIRL IN LONDON, Canio I PAGLIACCI, Basillio LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Ferrando COSI FAN TUTTE, Vogelsang DER SCHAUSPIELDIRECKTOR, 1st Priest / 1st Armed Man DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Fracasso LA FINTA SEMPLICE, Edmondo L’ASSEDIO DI CALAIS, Young Guard KING PRIAM, Beppe RITA, Porcupine in Picker’s FANTASTIC MR FOX, Young Lover IL TABARRO, Andy Anderson / John Shears PAUL BUNYAN, Masquerader in Linley’s THE DUENNA, Young Sailor TRISTAN UND ISOLDE, Prince Phillip in Berkley’s A DINNER ENGAGEMENT, Chevalier LE COMTE D’ORY, Don Pelagio LA CANTERINA, Artebanes in Arne’s ARTEXERXES and in world premier performances including Captain in Goehr’s PROMISED END, Admiral in Le Gendre’s BURIAL AT THEBES and Enoch in Dodgeson’s NANCY THE WATERMAN for companies including English Touring Opera, Opera Holland Park, Longborough Festival Opera, Bampton Classical Opera, New Sussex Opera, Saffron Opera, Garden Opera, Riverside Opera, New Chamber Opera, Park Opera, Oxford Opera Company, Windsor & Eton Opera, St Albans Chamber Opera, Manning Camerata and British Youth Opera

On the concert platform he has performed works including Beethoven’s MISSA SOLEMNIS, Handel’s MESSIAH, Britten’s ST NICHOLAS, Mozart’s MASS IN C MINOR, Puccini’s MESA DI GLORIA, Rossini’s PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE, Verdi REQUIEM and McCabe’s SONG OF THE GARDEN.

Recent performances include Nathanael / Spalanzani / Pittichinacio LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN and cover title role WERTHER for English Touring Opera, and Shepherd / Young Sailor TRISTAN UND ISOLDE and Joe FANCIULLA DEL WEST and Spoletta TOSCA for Grange Park Opera.