Praised for a voice of ‘incredible shimmer and blade,’ British tenor Adam Smith won First Prize, Audience Prize, Critics’ Prize, and the prize for The Best Tenor at the 2015 Ferruccio Tagliavini International Singing Competition in Austria.  In the same year he won Third Prize in the Ada Sari International Singing Competition in Poland and in 2016 he was a finalist in the International Moniuszko Vocal Competition.  Having recently concluded his residency in the Ensemble at Opera Vlaanderen in Antwerp, Belgium, Adam Smith’s dramatic and musical versatility shone in a broad range of roles including Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, the Indian in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko, Steuermann in Wagner’s Der fliegender Holländer, Cassio in Verdi’s Otello, Walther in Wagner’s Tannhäuser, and Amon in Glass’ Akhnaten.