Wagnerian tenor, Adam Laurence Herskowitz, returns to the Metropolitan Opera for the fourth consecutive season in 2013-14. Adam will cover in Die Frau Ohne Schatten.
In the 2012-2013 season Adam sang CALAF at the Toledo and Minnesota Opera companies.
At the MET in the 2011- 2012 season Adam sang the FIRST ARMED MAN and cover the role of FROH. Adam was also seen in Fanciulla, Boccanegra and Ariadne. He joined the MET on tour in Japan.
Adam was the second place winner in the Wagnerian category at the prestigious Liederkranz Competition in January 2011. Adam also won a top prize with the New York Wagner Society.
In the 2009-2010 season, Adam sang the Captain in Boccanegra starring Placido Domingo and the Messenger in Aida, broadcast world wide in HD in movie theaters. The Livingston New Jersey native switched from baritone to tenor under the guidance of his teacher and mentor, MET artist, Anthony Laciura. After only six months as a tenor, Mr. Herskowitz was a district winner of the Metropolitan Opera Competition as well as the prestigious Gerda Lissner Competition.
Mr. Herskowitz has a degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois and a Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City.