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Adams, Piers Dermot Meredith locked

Born 21 Dec. 1963; s of late John Adams and of Susan Adams; one d

musician; professional virtuoso recorder player, since 1985


Reading Blue Coat Sch.; Univ. of Bristol (BSc Physics 1984); Guildhall Sch. of Music & Drama (Cert. Perf. in Early Music 1985)


Winner (jtly), Moeck Recorder Competition, 1985; début recital, Wigmore Hall, London, 1985; performed, 1986–, in all Eur. countries, most US states, Canada, Mexico, Cuba, Russia, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Australia; soloist: in all South Bank concert halls, London; with many orchs incl. BBC Symphony, Philharmonia, Acad. of Ancient Music and Singapore Symphony; commnd over 25 works by mod. composers, 1986–; Founder and Dir, Red Priest (cult baroque ensemble), 1997–; Co-Founder, Red Priest Recordings, 2009–; performed private concerts for the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh, 2001, 2002; frequent radio broadcasts; many TV appearances. Twelve CD recordings (début CD, 1988)


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