Norm Adams

About Norm Adams

I am a Canadian cellist, specializing in free improvised, interactive electronic and classical music. I believe in music made from listening, collaboration and interaction. I love to express the music of our ancestors and the music of my reality. I love to combine and integrate sounds: old and new, acoustic and electronic, pure and processed. I strive to find the music in all sound, getting inside a sound to find its core and expression. I believe that music made out of listening is music of the heart.

Sabbatical Tour Chronicles #1

It’s a stunning morning, misty and unusually warm for late-ish October. As the sun rises the beams stream in the windows of Stanfield airport revealing the equally stunned faces of my fellow travellers. Maybe it’s just that it’s 7:30, and many of these folks have been up for a couple of hours already, but I think it may be that airports have become a more serious and exhausting place, […]

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2017-18 Season Roll Out

Welcome to our new season. This year, the hard working people at sL have decided to tease you into things: announcing our season gradually, to let you fully absorb each exciting facet of our new season! You will read a post or get an email like this, then you can head to our website or FaceBook Page for links to recordings and more artist information. We think this is […]

By |September 17th, 2017|concert, suddenlyLISTEN, The Workshop|0 Comments

April Shows, not Showers

This post is the next in the series of suddenlyLISTEN’s email reposts!

Adams, Baroni, Crofts
As easy as 1,2,3…
8pm, Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The Presbyterian Church of St. David
1544 Grafton Street, Halifax
$20 or PWYC, available at the door

Surprise! Here’s a concert that has popped up for you all to enjoy: A mixed bag of new pieces, and new collaborations: Nicola Baroni is an Italian cellist who specializes in improvisation, contemporary music, and […]

By |March 18th, 2017|concert, new music, Norman Adams, suddenlyLISTEN, The Workshop|0 Comments

February Update

I haven’t posted here for quite a while, yet I spend hours assembling wonderful and informative suddenlyLISTEN email blasts. SO I thought I’d share them here, just in case you’re missing them!
Cory Unleashed
Our March 7 show is right around the corner.
What the heck is going to happen?
8pm, Tuesday, March 7, 2017
The Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen Street, Halifax
$20 or PWYC, available at the door

This is one of the shows […]

By |February 7th, 2017|concert|0 Comments