20th Century Trilogy: Adam Flowers, tenor accompanied by Sharon Wayne (guitar)
- Viva Di Stefano! – A musical tribute to Giuseppe Di Stefano (1921-2008)
- Chansons Pour Deux Vagabonds: A Parisian Tribute to Stuart Thomas (1969-2019). French Popular Songs of the 20th Century.
Adam has performed principal tenor roles in opera houses throughout North America, Hawaii, and Japan. In July 2006 he completed a five-year artist-in-residency for Opera San Jose, performing over 32 roles. He has performed with the San Francisco Opera Chorus, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, and was the tenor section leader at San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Church Choir from 2014 to 2020. Adam is a member of the Skywalker Singers for Skywalker Sound Studios. Upcoming performances include the role of Gherardo in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi for Hawaii Opera Theatre in April of 2023.
Adam recently performed the role of King Kaspar in a remote digital version of Amahl and the Night Visitors for Hawaii Opera Theatre that will premiere on their digital streaming service in November of 2020. Recent performances include Abdallo in Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi in October 2019, the role of Achilles in La Belle Helene by Jacques Offenbach for Pocket Opera in February of 2018, the tenor solo in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony under the baton of Maestro Jindong Cai with the El Camino Youth Symphony in Cupertino, CA in April of 2017. In March of 2017 he performed the tenor solo in Rossini’s Stabat Mater for Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church’s Concert Series. In January of 2017 he created the role of Inger in a workshop performance of David Gardner’s new opera Mary Pleasant at Land’s End. Adam made his professional Musical Theater debut as Vittorio Vidal in Hillbarn Theatre’s production of Sweet Charity in May of 2016. In March of 2016 he performed the role of Lionel in von Flotow’s Martha for Pocket Opera. He performed the role of De Grieux in Pocket Opera’s 2011 production of Massenet’s Manon. He has performed for Oakland Symphony as Dick McGann/Abe Kaplan in their 2011 concert production of Kurt Weill’s Street Scene and as the tenor soloist in their 2010 performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. Comprehensive performance credits are available at adamflowerstenor.com.
Sharon Wayne has worked for over thirty years as a solo performer, recording artist, music educator, and chamber musician. A founding member of the San Francisco Guitar Quartet, she has also performed regularly around Boston and New York with the crossover group Back Bay Guitar Trio. Formerly on the faculties of Santa Clara University, San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Preparatory Division, and several community music schools on both coasts, Sharon has also served as Artistic Director of the San Francisco Classical Guitar Society and the Boston Classical Guitar Society. She currently serves on the faculty at the San Francisco Community Music Center.
Her passion for bringing new music to wider audiences has led to close collaborations with local composers, commissioning, performing, and recording their works, and premiering pieces for guitar in local venues, including the Green Room, Center for New Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the Community Music Center. Sharon’s 2022-23 artistic collaborative partners include mezzo-soprano Nicole Takesono, tenor Adam Flowers, flutist Martha Rodríguez-Salazar, singer and theater-maker Beth Wilmurt, and San Francisco composers Erik Pearson and Davide Verotta.