Samling Artists

Faryl Smith

Soprano, Samling Artist Programme: 2021

Faryl Smith and pianist Leo Nicholson, Samling Artist Programme, Marchmont House. Photo credit: Mark Pinder

British soprano Faryl Smith is currently a Guildhall Scholar on the postgraduate course at The Guildhall school of Music and Drama, studying with Marilyn Rees. Prior to this, she graduated from the GSMD undergraduate course with a first-class honours degree and received The Ann Wyburd Prize for her performance of German Lieder.

Faryl has performed at Mendelssohn-Haus in Leipzip at the invitation of The Felix Mendelssohn Foundation and she is proud to be an ambassador for The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. This summer she appears as Berta Il barbiere di Siviglia for Clonter Opera. Opera scene performances include Fiordiligi Così fan tutte, Norina Don Pasqaule, Zdenka Arabella and Sophie Der Rosenkavalier.

Faryl will continue her studies on the GSMD opera course in September as a Sybil Tutton Opera Award holder, supported by Help Musicians.

Samling Institute for Young Artists is a leading global authority in the training of young voices.

Since 1996, the Samling Artist Programme has provided intensive residential masterclass weeks for early-career singers and pianists, followed by professional development and support through our activities and established networks.

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“I had such a lovely experience and learnt so much in a short space of time. The leaders were so helpful and clear during the sessions, and it was great to work with them. I also learnt so much about them during our dinners together which was fascinating!”

Faryl Smith

Faryl Smith with Yvonne Kenny and pianist Leo Nicholson, Samling Artist Programme, Marchmont House. Photo credit: Mark Pinder

Samling Institute for Young Artists is a leading global authority in the training of young voices.

Since 1996, the Samling Artist Programme has provided intensive residential masterclass weeks for early-career singers and pianists, followed by professional development and support through our activities and established networks.

Find out more
Samling Artist Programme | All Samling Artists