Adrian Green is a graduate of Royal Holloway, University of London and recipient of the Dame Felicity Lott Bursary. He is the Managing Director of Convivium Records and Convivium Singers. Convivium Records have worked for a number of high profile clients. These including The Baltic Exchange in London and The Royal School of Church Music.
Meanwhile, Convivium Singers have worked with many notable composers and conductors, and performed at a number of international choral festivals. BBC Radio 3’s ‘CD Review’ featured their recording of Jonathan Dove’s choral music (available on NAXOS). Consequently, the host recommended them as ‘an extraordinarily good choir to listen to’,
In June 2014, the group featured on Songs of Praise (BBC1) in a special D-Day 70th Anniversary programme. In addition, guest conductors of the group have included Neil Ferris, David Price, Malcolm Archer and Eamonn Dougan. Read more
As a Lay Clerk at Portsmouth Cathedral, Adrian has been administrator for its “Sing Up” government grant since September 2008. As a result, he now runs their on-going Chorister Outreach Programme. In conjunction with this, he works as a vocal coach at Portsmouth Grammar School.
Adrian has sung with various amateur and professional choirs, including Royal Holloway Chapel Choir (with a choral scholarship). As a result, he has been introduced to a wide range of repertoire. These range from from early and liturgical music to contemporary composers worldwide. He has sung on recordings released by Hyperion, Signum, NAXOS, Convivium Records and other private labels.
Adrian’s experience as a soloist and musician have enabled him to work and sing in many European countries. Further afield, he has performed in America, Australia and New Zealand. He is in increasing demand as a soloist. As a result, he has had many recent choir and orchestra performances. These have included music by Monteverdi, Handel, Purcell, Mozart, Haydn, Vaughan Williams and Carl Orff.
Adrian has a particular interest in ‘English Song’. He recently completed a commercial recording of music (1900-1949) with Noel Skinner (Released in June 2013). Recent singing teachers and vocal coaches have included Margaret Lobo and Andrew King.