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... is a soprano whose work compasses an impressive combination of opera, contemporary music, writing, education and conducting.  Her varied background  has included theatre, shows, radio and comedy. Consequently she is quite difficult to pigeonhole ...


new Melanie Wilson work

Adey has been involved in research and development of sound artist Melanie Wilson's new work Live Long And Die Out. Working with Fuel Theatre in collaboration with Arts Depot and Newbury's 101 Arts Creation Space,  Adey was also joined by projection artist Josh Pharo and long-time colleagues Melanie Pappenheim and Kate Huggett. The project is due for further development in 2018. Adey was also involved in both the development and performances of the arist's 2015-16 work, Opera for the Unknown Woman.

Maxim premieres

Adey was delighted to be invited to conduct two new pieces by distinguished liturgical composer Dr Christopher Maxim in December. Benedictus and Hark! Hark! were sung by the St Matthew's Singers and accompanied by the composer himself at the annual Bethnal Green carol service.

The Xmas Factor

Adey and Marc Folan were included in Iris Theatre's celebration of their annual Christmas song competition The Xmas Factor. Their carol The Endless Song was performed and recorded in Xmas Factor All Stars in December. Other successes of the duo include Helen and There Is A Princess In My Room. The same weekend, working with the Pimlott Foundation Family Choir, Adey also premiered a new carol for 2017 written with fellow BML member Jim Burn.