Projects

Collateral is one of Norm’s very favourite collaborations! The music these three can make is expressive, fun and deep! More info here.

Norm Adams (he/him) and Joe Sorbara (they/them) is a new duo that has been developing since 2022. Find out more here.

Strata: Strata (Brandon Auger: objects and Norm Adams: cello/processing) sonically explores the undergrowth of the wild. Through listening, reflecting and sound we dig through mosses and lichens, engage in conversation with passing insects and revel in the murmurs and silence of the subterranean. Find out more here.

Chimera – Adams, Houle, Crofts: Is the bicoastal musical meeting of three of Canada’s most active and dedicated improvisers find out more here.

Augmented Celli – Baroni + Adams: An adventurous and spirited cello duo made of Italian Nicola Baroni: cellist, composer, programmer and inventor of the hypercello; and Norm Adams: cellist, electronic musician and improviser. This duo performed at Biennale Musica in Venezia and Colourscape Music Festival in London in 2018. In 2021 they toured Ontario, playing in Toronto and Kitchener at NUMUS Concerts. They plan further concerts in the future!

Adams and Pritchard: Norman Adams and Barbara Pritchard are a cello and piano duo exploring new Canadian works for solo and duo. They have played concerts at The Music Room Chamber Series in Halifax, and at Acadia and Saint Mary’s Universities.

Dwelling: A new composition with Glaswegian composer and electronics performer Nick Fells. Dwelling is currently in development and is ready for performance and bookings now. Dwelling is an ambisonic environment for cello and electronics and visual elements. The piece will surround the audience in a developing, organic world that challenges, envelops and inspires. This project is supported by The Canada Council for the Arts, Arts Nova Scotia and The University of Glasgow.