Equally at home on the concert and opera stages, Carolyn Sampson has enjoyed notable successes worldwide in repertoire ranging from the early baroque to the present day. On the opera stage she has appeared with, amongst others, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Scottish Opera, Opéra de Paris, Opéra de Montpellier and Opéra National du Rhin. Carolyn Sampson’s numerous concert engagements have included regular appearances at the BBC Proms and with orchestras including the The English Concert, Bach Collegium Japan, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra.
In the USA Carolyn Sampson has featured as soloist with San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra, and has appeared at the Mostly Mozart Festival. In October 2013 she made her Carnegie Hall recital début to a sold-out audience in the Weill Recital Hall. Carolyn Sampson works regularly with conductors such as Ivor Bolton, Harry Bicket, Riccardo Chailly, Philippe Herreweghe, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Trevor Pinnock and Markus Stenz.
A consummate recitalist, Carolyn Sampson appears regularly at the Wigmore Hall – in the 2014–15 season as a ‘featured artist’ curating her own series. She is increasingly in demand, performing at the Saintes and Aldeburgh Festivals as well as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw. In 2010 she gave the world première of Huw Watkins’ Five Larkin Songs, written for her.
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