H. Leslie Adams Official Website
H. Leslie Adams (b. 12/30/32, Cleveland, Ohio) composer of the music drama Blake, has worked in all media, including instrumental, vocal solo and keyboard. Adams’ works have been performed by the Prague Radio Symphony, Iceland Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony and New York City Opera. He has been commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra, Ohio Chamber Orchestra, and Cleveland Chamber Symphony, among others. Metropolitan Opera artists have performed his vocal works internationally
I M P O R T A N T N O T I C E
Note: the Concert of Music by H. Leslie Adams to have taken place at St Peters Episcopal Church in Lakewood, Ohio on 3/15/2020 has been postponed until a more opportune time. Stay tuned for further announcement.
Learn about Adams' new Music Drama BLAKE under "Theater."
Be the first to host the world premiere.
To order individual selections from Blake, click:
For information on entire Blake score,
then click "Works represented--opera"
March 15, 2019 - Adams' Intermezzo, Igor Kalnin, violin and Rochelle Sennet, piano, at
Noble Recital Hall Luther College. Decorah, Iowa.
March 31, 2019 - Newly commissioned version for tenor, baritone and piano of "The Heart of a Woman" from Nightsongs, premiered by Mirror Visions Ensemble at Sheen Center, New York, NY. Repeated on 4/27 at Musee des Arts Decoratifs, in Paris, France.
April 28, 2019 - "Danza di tre bambole" for piccolo, flute and piano, performed on Greater Cleveland Flute Society concert at Judson Manor, Cleveland, Ohio.