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. A deep interest in storytelling and folk-traditions are the core of his artistic creation. 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, an Dance-Opera in three acts (80’). Whilst, ‘Three Memories’ released by the Four Aces Guitar Quartet in 2016 through Antarctica Records provided Adam with his start in Europe.
As 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 ‘La Danse Balkanique‘ (2019). His project ‘Est-Ouest’, a two (2) part intercultural project (Part I – Creation & Bulgarian tour, Part II – Canadian tour), exploring the inter-connectivity between folklore and contemporary art creation in Canada and Bulgaria within the medium of Music'(Bulgarian & Canadian tours), is generously funded in part by the Canada Council for the Arts.