Tori Tedeschi Adams is making her HGO debut. In 2023, Adams covered Norina in Don Pasquale at the Lakes Area Music Festival and performed in a concert with Music in the Vineyards. In summer 2022 she was a Young Artist with The Glimmerglass Festival, where she appeared as Liesl in The Sound of Music and covered both Frasquita in Carmen and Mimi in the world premiere of Tenor Overboard. While attending the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Adams sang the roles of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Bianca in La rondine. Other recent credits include Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Despina in Così fan tutte, Miles and Flora in The Turn of the Screw, and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel. She performed in the world premieres of Douglas Cuomo’s Doubt with Minnesota Opera and Susan Kander’s The Giver with Project Opera, originating the role of Jonas. In concert, Adams has performed as the featured soloist in David Evan Thomas’s To Live in This World with Music in the Vineyards and Fauré’s Requiem with the Oberlin Conservatory Orchestra. Adams has been a Young Artist with SongFest and Oberlin in Italy. She has received honors from the ThreeArts Foundation, Thursday Musical, the National YoungArts Foundation, and the VSA International Young Soloists Competition. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Oberlin Conservatory and a Master of Music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.