Sam Carl was born in London to Californian-British parents. He is a 2019 Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne and he is covering the role of Brander in Berlioz’ Damnation of Faust.
Last season he sang Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and Bottom in Midsummer Night’s Dream (GSMD) and Nick Shadow with the Southbank Sinfonia (BYO). Before that included 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 as soloist in Messiah and Die Schöpfung with Black Dyke Band and the Hanover Band under John Pryce Jones. And recently sang solos in Puccini Messa di Gloria with the Waltham Singers. He recently performed a recital of Wolf Schubert and Mussorgsky at St Mary’s Penzance with pianist Tim Dean. On September 1st he is singing the solos in Verdi requiem at Kloster Eberbach in Eltville am Rhein with the Deutsche Philharmonie Merck.
He is a 2018 Samling Scholar and participated in a number of masterclasses with Sir John Tomlinson.
In September he joins Dutch National Opera as a young artist, singing a number of roles and covers.