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Adam Riis


Adam Riis (tenor) took his diploma from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2005 and is a Crear Scholar 2012 with Malcolm Martineau. With soloist activities in Scandinavia, Ger­many, Holland and Belgium, Adam Riis has made his mark in Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary music with ensembles such as Arte dei Suonatori, Concerto Copenhagen, the Baroque Soloists, the São Paolo Symphony Orchestra, Kaleidoskop Berlin, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Flensburger Bach-Orchester, the Copenhagen Phil,  the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, the South Jutland Symphony Orchestra and Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen.

Adam Riis has worked with conductors like Paul Hillier, Stefan Solyom, Vassily Sinaisky, Andrew Lawrence-King, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Olof Boman, Fredrik Malmberg and Thomas Dausgaard

Adam Riis is also a dedicated Lied singer, and with the pianist Christian Westergaard was selected in 2009 for the prestigious competition at the Wigmore Hall and Thomas Quasthof's Das Lied in Berlin, where they reached the semifinals.

Among other recordings, Adam Riis has participated in Dacapo's critically acclaimed recordings of Heinrich Schütz's passions and narrative works.

  • Anders Monrad, SUPERFLEX, Nikolaj Heltoft

    The Mærsk Opera

  • Per Nørgård


  • Heinrich Schütz

    The Complete Narrative Works

  • Dietrich Buxtehude

    Scandinavian Cantatas

  • Heinrich Schütz

    Die Sieben Worte; Johannes-Passion

  • Heinrich Schütz

    Weihnachtshistorie; Auferstehungshistorie