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Samantha is currently performing Queen of the Night for a brand new production of the Magic Flute at Welsh National Opera.  See Dates

Samantha has sung Queen of the Night for WNO, Opera North, ETO, Mid Wales Opera, Opera de Bauge and numerous small scale and concert versions of the Magic Flute.

Spring 2020 Samantha covered for WNO in their new production of Carmen and was to take part in a number of family concerts for WNO.  

In Spring 2019 Samantha made her debut with Opera North and also returned to Welsh National Opera in the role of Queen of the Night and later that year made her European debut as Queen in France.
 
During 2018-2019 she covered Norina (Don Pasquale) for WNO & performed for a series of concerts for schools and families with Welsh National Opera throughout the UK and Hong Kong.
 
Samantha has also performed Goddess Ceres for the RSC for a run of The Tempest at London's Barbican Centre. and Stratford Upon Avon.
 
In 2016 she performed Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) & Priestess (Iphigenie) for English Touring Opera & Soprano Soloist for Raymond Gubbay's Strauss Gala Tour.

During the 2014-15 Season Samantha performed Queen of the Night and Frasquita for Welsh National Opera
In 2014 Samantha sang Queen of the Night for ETO and cover of Hecuba (King Priam)

In 2013 Samantha performed Queen of the Night for Merry Opera; La Modista for Wexford Festival Opera; Pit Soprano, for the first UK staging of  Wagner Dream, for WNO.

Other roles for WNO include Zerlina, covers of Musetta (La Boheme), Echo (Ariadne), Karolka (Jenufa), Alice Ford (Falstaff), High Priestess (Aida) and has also performed the role of Slave (Salome) & 2nd Bird in the world permiere of James Macmillan's 'The Sacrifice"

 

Samantha studied singing at the Royal College of Music and Birmingham Conservatoire, winning the Symphony Hall Recital Competition, Vincent Lieder Prize and Oratorio Prize.

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