Baritone

Samuel Dale Johnson

Australian baritone Samuel Dale Johnson graduated from the Royal Opera House’s Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in 2016. He will return to being a member of the ensemble at Deutsche Oper Berlin from the 2018/19 season.

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Introduction

Samuel’s roles as part of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Covent Garden included Wigmaker Ariadne auf Naxos, Morales Carmen, Zalzal L’Étoile and Thésée Oedipe, Silvio Pagliacci and Albert Werther.  During the 2015/16 season Samuel also made his debut with the London Symphony Orchestra in Tom Ades’ orchestral work Brahms, conducted by the composer.

Recent engagements for Samuel include Conte Le nozze di Figaro for his debut with Scottish Opera, before joining the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper Berlin for the year 2016/17. Further ahead Samuel will sing Guglielmo Così fan tutte for Northern Ireland Opera, Silvio Pagliacci for his return to the Royal Opera House and title role Eugene Onegin for Scottish Opera. He rejoins the ensemble in Berlin from 2018/19.


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Performance Schedule

 

Repertoire

OPERATIC REPERTOIRE

BIZET
‘Carmen’ (Escamillo, Morales)
‘Les pêcheurs de perles’ (Zurga)*

BRITTEN
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ (Peter Quince)
‘Billy Budd’ (title role, thr Bosun)*
‘Albert Herring’ (Sid)*
‘Death in Venice’ (The Clerk)

DONIZETTI
‘Don Pasquale’ (Dr Malatesta)*
‘L’elisir d’amore’ (Belcore)

GOUNOD
‘Faust’ (Valentin)

GIORDANO
‘Andrea Chénier’ (Mathieu)

HANDEL
‘Saul’ (title role)

LEONCAVALLO
‘I Pagliacci’ (Silvio)

MASSENET
‘Werther’ (Albert)
‘Cendrillon’ (Pandolfe)

MOZART
‘Cosi fan tutte’ (Guiglielmo)
‘Don Giovanni’ (title role)
‘Le nozze di Figaro’ (Conte)
‘Die Zauberflöte’ (Papageno)

MUSSORGSKY
‘Boris Gudunov’ (Border Guard)

PUCCINI
‘Gianni Schicchi’ (title role)
‘La bohème’ (Marcello)*
‘Madama Butterfly’ (Imperial Commissioner)
‘Turandot’ (Ping)

ROSSINI
‘Il Barbiere di Siviglia’ (Figaro)
‘La Scala di Seta’ (Dormont)
‘Guillaume Tell’ (Leuthold)

STRAVINSKY
‘The Rake’s Progress’ (Nick Shadow)

TCHAIKOVSKY
‘Eugene Onegin’ (title role)

VERDI
‘Don Carlo’ (Flemish Deputy)
‘La traviata’ (Barone Douphol)
‘Un Ballo in Maschera’ (Silvano)

*Upcoming

CONCERT REPERTOIRE

ADÈS
‘Brahms’

HANDEL
‘Messiah’

FAURÉ
‘Requiem’

MOZART
‘Mass in C Minor’

SCHUMANN
‘Liederkreis, op. 39’

Discography