Carolyn Sampson has enjoyed notable successes worldwide in repertoire ranging from early baroque to the present day. On the opera stage she has appeared with English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Scottish Opera, Opéra de Paris, Opéra de Lille, Opéra de Montpellier and Opéra National du Rhin. In concert she performs regularly at the BBC Proms and with orchestras including the Bach Collegium Japan, Concertgebouworkest, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Vienna Symphony Orchestra and with numerous orchestras in the USA. She has worked with conductors such as Harry Bicket, Ivor Bolton, Riccardo Chailly, William Christie, Harry Christophers, Sir Mark Elder, Philippe Herreweghe, Andris Nelsons, Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Trevor Pinnock.
In recital, Carolyn Sampson is a regular guest at Wigmore Hall, and has performed at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall and in San Francisco, Frankfurt, Berlin, Vienna, Barcelona and Freiburg, as well as a recital tour of Japan. An extensive discography has earned her accolades including the recital award in the 2015 Gramophone Awards, a Diapason d’Or and nomination for Artist of the Year in the 2017 Gramophone Awards. She recorded her début recital disc ‘Fleurs’ with Joseph Middleton, and the two have gone on to release acclaimed albums including ‘A Verlaine Songbook’, ‘Reason in Madness’, ‘A Soprano’s Schubertiade’ and ‘The Contrast’, an anthology of English poetry in song – all for BIS Records.www.carolynsampson.com