Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert
Sam Young - Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen (Korngold)
Sam Young - Per me giunto è di supremo (Verdi)
Winner, Bath Spa University Classical Performance Award (2014)
Winner, Chartered Surveyor’s Vocal Prize (2018)
Finalist, Dean & Chadlington Simging Competition (2015)
British baritone Sam Young trained on the Advanced Certificate course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the tuition of Marcus van den Akker. He previously completed his Masters and Bachelor of Arts at Bath Spa University under Henry Moss.
Over the years Sam has worked as both a soloist and chorus member with companies such as Bampton Classical Opera, Dorset Opera Festival, Bath International Music Festival, Iford Arts, and has appeared in concerts across the UK, Europe and China. He is also part of the Professional Singer Scheme with the Philharmonia Chorus. Sam has been a participant in masterclasses with esteemed singers and practitioners such as John Shirley-Quirk, Isobel Buchanan and Christopher Cowell. His awards include the Chartered Surveyor’s Vocal Prize at GSMD and The Bath Spa University Performance Award. He was a finalist in the Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition in 2015.
Some of Sam’s roles in opera and oratorio include Haman (Esther); Don Alonzo (Le Cid); Le Duc (Scene, La jolie fille de Perth); Sailing Master (Scene, Billy Budd); Coryphée (Le Comte Ory); Herald (Macbeth); Squire (Thomas and Sally); Moore (The Dragon of Wantley) Pluto (Orpheus in the Underworld); Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro); Speaker (The Magic Flute).
Sam has previously been a member of award-winning chamber choir Bath Camerata, with whom he has recorded with as a soloist and made television appearances. Sam is also a composer in his spare time, having written music for groups such as the Delta Saxophone Quartet and Plus Minus Ensemble. He is the composer of original rock musical Dennis! which has been performed multiple times in the South of England.
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