Kaspars Ādamsons graduated the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music with a master’s degree in music and choral conducting (under Andris Veismanis), completing additional conducting studies under early music specialist Professor Erik van Nevel at the Lemmensinstituut Leuven in Belgium. In 2011, Ādamsons graduated the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre with a master’s degree in orchestral conducting (under Paul Mägi); in 2012 he completed studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, where he studied orchestral conducting under professors Daniel Harding, Cecilia Rydinger Alin, B. Tommy Andersson, among others.
Since 2014, Ādamsons has led the Riga Music School symphony orchestra, and has conducted at the Latvian National Opera. To date, Ādamsons has served as assistant conductor for the opera and ballet productions of Rienzi. Rise and Fall, Three Meetings and Manon Lescaut. In the 2015/2016 season, he serves as conductor for The Birds’ Opera.
Ādamsons has collaborated with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, the Liepāja Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra RIGA brass band, the Vidzeme Chamber Orchestra, the Riga Music School symphony orchestra, the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music symphony orchestra, the Estonian Academy of Music student orchestra, the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, the Gävle Symphony Orchestra, the Umeå Symphony Orchestra, the Linköping Östgöta Blåsarsymfoniker and the Royal College of Music in Stockholm symphony and chamber orchestras.
In 2015, Ādamsons was nominated for the Grand Music Award in the category for “Best New Artist”, and was voted the audience favourite.