MM Voice, Spring 2016
Adam Bradley, tenor (Brookings, South Dakota) holds an MM in Vocal Performance from UC Santa Barbara, where he was the recipient of a Full-Fellowship. He is a graduate of Luther College, where he performed the roles of Ferrando in Così fan tutte and Pluto in Orpheus in the Underworld. During his time at Luther College he was also the tenor soloist for Mozart’s Coronation Mass and the world premiere of Stephen Paulus’ Luther Mass. Adam was awarded a full-tuition scholarship to the Amalfi Coast Music Festival where he sang the roles of Don Basilio and Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro, Monostatos in Die Zauberflöte, and participated in the scenes program as Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore and Rodolfo in La Bohème. Adam also attended the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) in Graz, Austria where he performed selections from Messiah and Ariadne auf Naxos with the AIMS Orchestra. Other roles include Pirelli in Sweeney Todd and Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi at the University of North Texas. At UC Santa Barbara, Adam has sung the leading tenor roles of Leon in Signor Deluso, Sebastian in the West Coast premiere of Joel Feigen’s Twelfth Night, as well as Nadir in a scene from Les Pêcheurs de Perles. Later this season he will be singing the role of Maestro Spinelloccio in Gianni Schicchi with Opera Santa Barbara, where he as also participated in the productions of L'italiana in Algeri and Don Giovanni. Adam is the 1st place winner of the Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara and the California Women’s Chorus Scholarship. He is very grateful to be a student of David Judisch (Luther College) and Linda Di Fiore (University of North Texas and UCSB).