Carolyn Sampson

A propos de la personne

Equally at home on the concert and opera stages, Carolyn Sampson has enjoyed notable successes all over the world. In addition to engagements with, among others, the English National Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival, the Boston Early Music Festival, the Opéra de Paris, the Opéra de Lille, the Opéra de Montpellier as well as the Opéra National du Rhin, she has sung concerts, among others at the BBC Proms. In Europe her many appearances have included concerts with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, The English Concert, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of the Bayerischer Rundfunk, WDR Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. In the US Carolyn Sampson has featured as soloist with San Francisco Symphony, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, St Paul Chamber Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra. Her many recordings include a highly-acclaimed CD of Stravinsky’s Les Noces and Mass. Her recording of Purcell songs was selected as Editor’s Choice in the December 2007 issue of Gramophone Magazine, as was her first recital CD, Fleurs, in May 2015.

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