The American bass is also appearing at TDO this season as Don Basilio in The Barber of Seville. The 2021/22 season is highlighted by his return to Utah Opera as Don Basilio; house and role debuts at the Metropolitan Opera (Jailer in Tosca, Second Armored Man in The Magic Flute); Colline in La bohème at North Carolina Opera; and his Atlanta Opera debut as Kobun in The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs. He won First Prize in the 2016 Jensen Vocal Competition and Top Prize in the 2015 George London Competition. Lau was also a finalist in the 2016 Dallas Opera Competition. He has appeared with such opera companies as Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Dallas Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Portland Opera, Utah Opera, and North Carolina Opera, as well as with some of the nation’s leading summer programs including Merola Opera Center, Aspen Opera Theater, and The Santa Fe Opera. Lau has appeared at Carnegie Hall and with the leading orchestras of Los Angeles, Cincinnati, San Diego, and Liverpool, among many other prestigious ensembles. Adam will be returning to Opera Theatre of St. Louis this spring as Sarastro in The Magic Flute.