Soprano

Samantha Clarke

Samantha Clarke is in her second year on the Opera School at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Opera School. Recent and future engagements include Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte and Helena A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Guildhall; Georgiana Georgiana at the Buxton International Festival and Musetta La Boheme at Opera North.

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Introduction

Australian / British soprano Samantha Clarke is a member of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Opera School as a Baroness de Turckheim Scholar, Help Musicians, Tait Memorial and Countess of Munster Trust Scholar where she recently appeared as Helena A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte.  She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Guildhall Gold Medal, Leverhulme Royal Northern College of Music Award, the Dame Eva Turner Award and the Michael and Joyce Kennedy Award for the singing of Strauss. Samantha was awarded a 2017 RNCM Gold Medal and was a Ferrier semi finalist in April.


Repertoire

ADAMO
Little Women (Beth)

BRITTEN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Helena)

FAURE
Requiem

GOUNOD
Messe Solennelle

HANDEL
Messiah
Theodora (Theodora)

HAYDN
Nelson Mass

HUMPERDINCK
Hansel und Gretel (Hansel)

LINLEY;MARTIN Y SOLER;MOZART;PAISIELLO;STORACE
Georgiana (Georgiana)

MENOTTI
The Consul (Anna Gomez)

MOZART
Cosi fan tutte (Fiordiligi)
Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira)
Le Nozze di Figaro (Countess)
Die Zauberflöte (Pamina and First Lady)

POULENC
Gloria

PUCCINI
La Bohème (Musetta)

STRAVINSKY
Rake’s Progress (Anne Trulove)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Serenade to Music