Adam Marsden studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, Royal Academy of Music Opera School and the National Opera Studio.
His operatic roles include cover Bosun Billy Budd for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, James Meredith in the world premiere of Kommilitonen! composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies and directed by David Pountney, Somarone Béatrice et Bénédict conducted by Sir Colin Davis and directed by John Copley, Sprecher Die Zauberflöte, Tiger Brown Die Dreigroschenoper and Musiklehrer Ariadne auf Naxos for RAO, Father (cover) Hänsel und Gretel Opera North, Zuniga Carmen for Mananan International Opera Festival, Don Inigo Gomez L’Heure Espagnole, Antonio Le nozze di Figaro, Kuligin Katya Kabanova for RNCM Opera.
On the concert platform Adam’s performances have included the role of Balstrode Peter Grimes, Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Elgar’s Coronation Ode, Handel’s Hercules, Israel in Egypt, Judas Maccabeus and Messiah, Janacek’s Glagolitiic Mass, Mendelssohn’s St. Paul and Elijah, Mozart Requiem and Coronation Mass, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle and premiered the revised Small Tales, Tall Tales A Grimm Sequence by Kenneth Hesketh with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s Ensemble 10/10.