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Adam Riis


Adam Riis (tenor) took his diploma from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2005 and was 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, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Flensburger Bach-Orchester, Copenhagen Phil, Aarhus Symphony Orchestra, South Jutland Symphony Orchestra, and Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen.

He 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 in 2021 he will be contributing to Dacapo Records’ release of Peter Heise’s complete songs.

  • Carl Nielsen

    The Mother, Op. 41 – A Play in a Prologue and Seven Scenes

  • 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