H. Leslie Adams Official Website

H. Leslie Adams at the piano
Amazing Grace with words and music by H. Leslie Adams is featured on the Grammy nominated album of African American art songs with Will Liverman and Paul Sanchez, on Cedille, 2021.

Artists from Mirror Visions Ensemble performed a full program of songs at Hendricks Chapel in Syracuse as part of their "This Land is Ours" Series.  The concert took place on October 3, 2021. Works performed included commissioned works from Francine Trester, H. Leslie Adams, Mohammed Fairouz, Adolphus Hailstork, Carlos Simon, and Harold Meltzer. 

Adams is presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by the Marquis Who's Who, 2021.

Music by H. Leslie Adams presented by the AGO Cleveland chapter, Sept. 26, 2021.  "Grand March" for Trumpet and Piano was performed by Etienne Massicotte, trumpet and Nicole DiPaolo, piano; Rocky River United Methodist Church, Rocky River, Ohio. Thank you to American Guild of Organists, Cleveland chapter. 

Feb. 2021 - Cleveland Orchestra Martin Luther King Celebration: Adams' "L'extase D'Amour" Eliesha Nelson, viola; Dianna White-Gould, piano.

To order individual selections from Adams' opera Blake, click:   www.composers.com/h-leslie-adams  

For information on entire Blake score,   

click:  www.BlackTeaMusic.com 

then click "Works represented--opera"

The American Guild of Organists presents the music of H. Leslie Adams
January 19, 2020 - H. Leslie Adams: L'extase d'Amour (The Ecstasy of Love) for Viola and Piano
Christopher Jenkins, viola, Dianna White Gould, piano.

3:00 pm at The Martin Luther King Tribute Cleveland Music Settlement 1126 Magnolia Dr. Cleveland, OH.

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.