Sad death of popular English baritonemain
The death is reported of Adrian Clarke, after a long illness.
Adrian last sang a year ago at Covent Garden and was scheduled to appear in next year’s Rosenkavalier at Welsh National Opera. He served as professor of voice at Trinity-Laban in London.
He was particularly cherished for his roles in contemporary operas – the Librarian (Sophie’s Choice), Augustus Carmichael (To the Lighthouse) and the title role in Blond Eckbert.