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Sam Young



Sam will be joining Britten Sinfonia Voices for their upcoming performances with Britten Sinfonia of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 on Saturday 25th at St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich, & Sunday 26th May at the Barbican, London.

British baritone Sam Young trained 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 with companies such as Oxford Opera Company, Iford Arts, Dorset Opera Festival, Bampton Classical Opera, Bath International Music Festival, and has appeared in concerts across the UK, Europe and China. 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.

In 2018 Sam was awarded the Chartered Surveyor’s Vocal Prize at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Some of Sam’s opera and oratorio credits include Jesus (St John’s Passion); Moralès (Carmen); Don Alonzo (Le Cid); Haman (Esther); Coryphée (Le Comte Ory); Herald (Macbeth); Squire (Thomas and Sally); Moore (The Dragon of Wantley); Pluto (Orphée aux enfers); Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro); Speaker (Die Zauberflöte). His recording credits for both television and studio albums include Bath Camerata’s The Passing of the Year (SOMM Recordings); John Featherstone’s Te Deum (Harmonia Mundi); Urban Myths (Sky Arts) and 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.








Saturday 18th May, 7.30pm

Sunday 19th May, 5pm

Iford Arts

Strauss’s Die Fledermaus (Chorus)

Guildhall, High St, Bath, BA1 5AW

Tuesday 23rd July – Saturday 27th July, 7.00pm & 2.00pm

Dorset Opera Festival

Verdi’s Nabucco and Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (Bass chorus/section leader)

Coade Theatre, Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 0PX

Saturday 10th August, 7.30pm

Opera Anywhere

Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Papageno)

Penlee Park Open Air Theatre, Morrab Rd, Penzance TR18 4EX

Sunday 11th August, 5pm

Opera Anywhere

Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Papageno)

Sterts Theatre and Arts Centre, Upton Cross, Liskeard, PL14 5AZ


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