Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert
Sam Young - Being Alive (Sondheim)
Sam Young - E fra quest'ansie / E allor perchè (Leoncavallo)
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 Singing Competition (2015)
British baritone Sam Young trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the tuition of Marcus van den Akker, having previously studied at Bath Spa University. His awards include the Chartered Surveyor’s Vocal Prize at GSMD and the Bath Spa University Music Performance Award. He was a finalist in the Dean and Chadlington Singing Competition in 2015.
Sam has appeared in concerts across the UK, Europe and China. He performs with ensembles such as the Britten Sinfonia Voices and the Philharmonia Chorus, in prolific venues including the Barbican Concert Hall, Royal Albert Hall and King’s College Cambridge. In 2019 he performed as a soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of London at Downton Abbey Live Open Air Concert at Highclere Castle. Other solo concert and oratorio credits include Jesus in Bach’s St John’s Passion, Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem, Haman in Handel’s Esther, Howell’s Requiem, Handel’s Dixit Dominus and Violetta’s Party with Iford Arts.
In opera Sam has worked as both a soloist and chorus member for companies including Iford Arts, Opera Anywhere, Oxford Opera, Bampton Classical Opera, Dorset Opera Festival and Bath International Music Festival. Credits include Papageno (The Magic Flute), Moralès (Carmen), Don Alonzo (Le Cid), 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’s recording credits include the soundtrack of Urban Myths: Bleak House Guest (Sky Arts), Bath Camerata’s The Passing of the Year (SOMM Recordings) and John Featherstone’s Te Deum (Harmonia Mundi). He has appeared on television as part of Lucy Worsley: Elizabeth I’s Battle for God’s Music (BBC4).
Sam is 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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