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Samuel Carl.

Bass-baritone.

Sam Carl is the Artistic Director of Music of the Spheres Consort. He studied at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Glasgow University. In September, he will continue his vocal studies in New York City with vocal pedagogue David Jones.

With Music of the Spheres, he recently performed the role of Schlendrian in The Coffee Opera, three immersive café performances of which combined music by Bach with music by contemporary composer James Oldham. He has sung the roles of Luca in Walton’s The Bear with Melos Sinfonia and Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea with John Butt. This summer, he is going to be performing the role of Ormondo in Rossini’s L’inganno Felice on a tour of Umbria with Raucous Rossini. At the Edinburgh Fringe he will be playing the role of Figaro in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.

He was a member of the inaugural Genesis Sixteen programme and has sung with such groups as Dunedin Consort and Ludus Baroque. Later this summer he will perform as soloist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Haydn's Nelson Mass alongside St Mary's Cathedral Choir.

Roles in Scotland

Frank an impresario
Schauspieldirektor 2012
Ormondo a follower of the Duke
Inganno felice 2015
Figaro the Count's valet
Nozze di Figaro 2015
Colline a philosopher
Bohème 2016

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