Making his TDO debut is the fast-rising American baritone, who has earned acclaim both in America and abroad. Career highlights have included appearances in prestigious European theaters singing Zurga/The Pearl Fishers (Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu); Marcello/La bohème (Grand Théâtre de Genève, where he also portrayed Melisso/Alcina and Masetto/Don Giovanni); and the Deutsche Oper Berlin (appearances in Turandot, La traviata, and Cunning Little Vixen). His many successes throughout America range from Enrico/Lucia di Lammermoor (Knoxville Opera), Belcore/The Elixir of Love and Guglielmo/Così fan tutte (both at Seattle Opera) to Lescaut/Manon, Ping/Turandot, and Donald/Billy Budd (all at Des Moines Metro Opera), Gaylord Ravenal/Show Boat (Glimmerglass Festival), the Pilot/Rachel Portman’s The Little Prince and Lieutenant Audebert/Kevin Puts’s Silent Night (both at Washington National Opera). Adams is a former member of the young-artist program of Washington National Opera, where he sang Don Giovanni in Francesco Zambello’s production. He is a former Resident Artist of The Santa Fe Opera and a former first-place winner in the Gerda Lissner, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, and Mario Lanza competitions.