Adam Vincent Clarke (b.1992) is a Belgium based composer, from Canada to Germany to Belgium, he is a vagabond of Canada’s East Coast. Adam composes for ensembles, soloists, for ballet & contemporary dancers alike from around North America to Europe and beyond. Adam is currently a composer-in-residence at Troubleyn/Jan Fabre.
Highlights include the piece ‘Y Tú’ (2018), a 17-minute journey composed for Daniel Domenech & the Ballet of Flanders, and their up-coming 2019 creation, again for the Royal Ballet of Flanders & cellist Mikko Pablo. ‘MOIRA: Ode To a Life of Failure, a Tanztheaterstück in three acts (80’). ‘Three Memories’ released by the Four Aces Guitar Quartet in 2016 through Antarctica Records provided Adam with his start in Europe & the position of composer-in-residence with Ensemble Silakbo who regularly tour and perform Adam’s works including ‘Untitled for Vagabonds and Orchestra’ (2019) with Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Still Life: Quartet (2018), and ‘Est-Ouest’ (2019).
Since 2019, Adam (composer) presented alongside Floris Van der Veken (director), & Laura Walravens (Choreo – Royal Ballet of Flanders) the three-act dance-theatre work ‘MOIRA: Ode to a Life of Failure’. Adam is creating a new work for dance-theatre with Lore Borremans ‘Contr(a/o)vers(e/u)s’ premiering August 7th in AQAF, with generous support of Troubelyn/Jan Fabre.
Adam’s work ‘Est-Ouest’ (Bulgarian & Canadian tours) is generously funded in part by the Canada Council for the Arts.