Adrian Dwyer


Adrian Dwyer studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio (London), making his professional debut as Rodolfo in Baz Luhrmann’s production of La bohème. He has since been engaged by companies such as English National Opera, the Dutch National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Teatro Real (Madrid), Scottish Opera, Opéra de Toulon, Cape Town Opera, Opera Queensland, the State Opera of South Australia, Opera North, Birmingham Opera, NI Opera, Irish National Opera and at the Edinburgh International, Aldeburgh and Amsterdam Festivals. Engagements this season include returns to WNO as Anatole/War and Peace, and Opera Queensland as the Prince/John Adams’ A Flowering Tree. He makes main stage debuts at the Israeli Opera (Salome), Opernhaus Zürich (Sweeney Todd) and the Royal Opera House. On the Concert Stage he has appeared in the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall, with Orchestra de Paris at the Opera Comique and Theatre Mogador (Paris), with München Runfunkorchester at the Prinzregententheater (Munich), the Royal Scottish National Orchestra at Usher Hall (Edinburgh), the Ulster Orchestra at Waterfront Hall (Belfast), the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool), the BBC Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the RTE Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestras of Melbourne, Queensland and Adelaide, and at Opera City (Tokyo), Queen Elizabeth Hall, Bridgewater Hall, Glyndebourne, and the Sage Gateshead.

Previously for Longborough: Florestan/Fidelio (2017)

Recent engagements: House debut at Teatro Real Madrid as Sam Kaplan/Street Scene, Electrician in Thomas Adès’ Powder Her Face in the inaugural production of the new Irish National Opera (a role he had already sung for Northern Ireland Opera and which he subsequently reprised for the Nevill Holt Festival) and Salome for Opera North.