The London-born tenor Adrian Thompson is an artist of extraordinary versatility with a wide-ranging opera, concert, and recital repertoire of works from the Renaissance to the present. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he is now a professor of vocal studies. His operatic roles include Mao (Nixon in China), Mr Upfold (Albert Herring), Rev. Horace Adams (Peter Grimes), Skuratov (From the House of the Dead), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier), Triquet (Eugene Onegin), and Mime (Das Rheingold and Siegfried). He has appeared with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, De Nederlandse Opera, Opera Zuid, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Grand théâtre de Genève, Oper Frankfurt, Oper der Stadt Köln, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Staatstheater Stuttgart, and New Israeli Opera, and at festivals throughout Europe.Adrian Thompson has performed with all the major British orchestras and ensembles and his overseas engagements have taken him to Australia, North America, Japan, and Russia. His large discography ranges from Purcell to Busoni and includes, for Chandos, The Pilgrim’s Progress and Sir John in Love by Vaughan Williams.