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Adam Piplica

Adam Piplica is a London-born and Yorkshire-based countertenor, whose
singing career spans oratorio, contemporary music, choral and solo

He began as a chorister in Leeds Minster under Dr Simon Lindley before
studying at Leicester University where he was choral scholar in
Leicester Cathedral choir, and choral scholar in Leicestershire

As a founding member of the Meanwood Ensemble he has toured a number
of cities in the UK with a mixed programme spanning renaissance to the
present day, most notably premiering new music in collaboration with
UK-based pianist & composer Simeon Walker who has quickly emerged as a
leading light in the burgeoning Modern Classical scene.

As his early music interest developed he became a founding member of
other ensembles including the Ascension Singers, and Bootham Baroque,
the latter performing concerts around York with period instruments and

His recent performances have included the countertenor soloist in
Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms with Sheffield Symphony Orchestra and
the Sterndale Singers, countertenor soloist in Bach’s St John Passion
with Hull Bach Choir, and a solo recital in Ripon Cathedral as part of
their lunchtime concert season.

For many years Adam has been a member of the renowned York-based
chamber choir, the Ebor Singers, that has earned a reputation as one
of the most exciting vocal ensembles in the north of England, under
the direction of Dr Paul Gameson, and has sung on disks on the Resonus
Classics label.

On Sundays and Holy Days he can be found singing as a deputy Vicars
Choral at York Minster and the cathedrals of Bradford, Sheffield and

Outside of singing, he is a Financial Planner and investment and
pension adviser.

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