HENRY CHOO | TENOR
Regarded as one of Australia's finest lyric tenors, Henry has performed to international acclaim with major opera companies and symphony orchestras, at home and across the globe.
His diverse operatic repertoire includes leading roles with Opera Australia, New Zealand Opera, Melbourne Opera, Opera Queensland, State Opera of South Australia and West Australian Opera; international festival performances at Edinburgh, Macau and Auckland; and the world premieres of numerous new works.
Equally versatile and engaging in concert, Henry regularly features as a soloist in oratorio, symphonic works, recitals and opera events.
Henry is a multiple Green Room Award nominee. Many of his performances have been broadcast on television and radio, and he also appears in a number of CD and DVD recordings.
ADAM MILLER | BARITONE
Adam is a theatrical and event producer and opera singer.
During his stage career, he performed a number of operatic roles including Germont Pere (La Traviata), Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus), Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Escamillo (Carmen), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Marcello (La Bohème), working with companies such as Scottish Opera, Opera Australia, English Touring Opera, Opera Queensland, Melbourne Opera and Melbourne's CitiOpera. Adam regularly performs with The Parlour, an ensemble which focusses on telling the hidden stories of famous composers through their rarely performed works. The Parlour is an Artist in Residence at the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2018.
Adam is also currently Executive Producer for TEG | Life Like Touring, working on exciting and unique projects in Australia and around the world.
With a rich history as New Zealand’s oldest regional orchestra, Orchestra Wellington is now recognised as one of the most exciting and progressive orchestras in the world.
Conductor Marc Taddei begins his 12th season as Music Director of Orchestra Wellington with the 2018 season. During his tenure, critics have repeatedly remarked on his extraordinary connection with audiences and zest for continually creating engaging, erudite and innovative programmes. Marc is also Music Director of the Vallejo Symphony Orchestra (near San Francisco).
Concertmaster Amalia Hall has received widespread acclaim for her ability to move audiences with her “sumptuous and sweet tone”, inherent musicality and natural facility.
The BRIGHT POET recording was made possible with the generous support of Orchestra Wellington.
As a special thank you, everyone who purchases BRIGHT POET automatically gains access to exclusive behind-the-scenes content. Learn more about Henry, Adam, Orchestra Wellington and the BRIGHT POET recording by scanning the special QR code printed on the back of the CD booklet.