English-American bass-baritone Samuel Carl is on the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama (GSMD) with Robert Dean and Janice Chapman. Last season’s highlights included Nick Shadow The Rake’s Progress (British Youth Opera and Southbank Sinfonia); The Secret Police Agent The Consul (GSMD); Betto Gianni Schicchi (Barbican Hall); and Lord Dunmow in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement. Next season includes Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte and Bottom in Midsummer Night’s Dream (GSMD). He was a finalist in both the 2018 Kathleen Ferrier and Guildhall’s 2017 Gold Medal competitions. He is part of the Glyndebourne Chorus and last year covered the role of Lakai in Ariadne auf Naxos. He will be a Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne in 2019.