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Sam Carl

About this Artist

Sam Carl was born in London to Californian-British parents. He lives in Amsterdam and is on the young artist programme at Dutch National Opera. He was a 2019 Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

With Dutch National Opera he sings Filippo Marinetti in Wellem Jeths new opera Ritratto, Ein armige Bruder in Die Frau ohne Schatten under Katie Michell and Marc Albrecht, Antonio in Le Nozze di Figaro under David Bösch and Riccardo Minasi and Lesbo in Agrippina under Barry Kosky and Ottavio Dantone. He will also sing the role of 2nd Sacerdote in Il Prigioniero under Franck Ollu at the Concertgebouw.

With Deutsche Philarmonie Merck he sang the bass solos in Verdi Requiem under Ben Palmer at Kloster Eberbach. He returns to sing the solos in Dvorak Stabat Mater at the Stadtkircher Darmstaadt.

Whilst studying at Guildhall School of music and Drama he performed Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and Bottom in Midsummer Night’s Dream (GSMD) and Nick Shadow in The Rake’s Progress with the Southbank Sinfonia (British Youth Opera). Prior to that The Secret Police Agent in Menotti’s the Consul (GSMD), Betto in Gianni Schicchi at the Barbican Hall with Christopher Purves in the title role, and Lord Dunmow in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement (GSMD).

He has performed Mussorgsky and Brahms songs in both Wigmore Hall and Barbican hall and he is a Samling Scholar.