The American baritone has earned acclaim both in America and abroad. Career highlights have included appearances in prestigious European theaters singing Zurga in The Pearl Fishers (Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu); Marcello in La bohème (Grand Théâtre de Genève, where he also portrayed Melisso in Alcina and Masetto in Don Giovanni); and the Deutsche Oper Berlin (appearances in Turandot, La traviata, and Cunning Little Vixen). His many successes throughout America range from Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor (Knoxville Opera), Belcore in The Elixir of Love and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte (both at Seattle Opera) to Lescaut in Manon, Ping in Turandot, and Donald in Billy Budd (all at Des Moines Metro Opera), Gaylord Ravenal in Show Boat (Glimmerglass Festival), the Pilot in Rachel Portman’s The Little Prince and Lieutenant Audebert in Kevin Puts’s Silent Night (both at Washington National Opera). Adams is a former member of the Cafritz 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.