Samantha Clarke

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About Samantha

Australian/British soprano Samantha Clarke is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and a Tait Memorial Trust Scholar

In the 2023/24 season Samantha makes debuts with Opera Australia as Violetta (La traviata), Pinchgut Opera in the title role of Theodora, with Garsington Opera as Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro) and with the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy as Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte).

In concert, she tours the USA and Canada in a Bach and Handel programme with the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, sings Woglinde in concert performances of Das Rheingold with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Simone Young, performs a programme of Baroque arias with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Erin Helyard and appears at London's Wigmore Hall with The Mozartists/Ian Page.

Recent highlights have included Violetta for the West Australian Opera; Fiordiligi for Opera Queensland and the Grange Festival; Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for the Grange Festival; Musetta (La bohème) for Opera North; the title role in the Buxton Festival’s award-winning pasticcio Georgiana; Marzelline in concert performances of Fidelio with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra/Simone Young and the title role in The Golden Cockerel for the Adelaide Festival.

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23/24 Season Highlights

Oct 2023
Chicago Harris Theatre; Princeton; Carnegie Hall; St Martin in the Fields
Monteverdi Choir North American Tour Bach Mass in B minor Handel L’Allegro Dinis Sousa (conductor)
Nov 2023
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Symphony Orchestra Wagner Das Rheingold (Woglinde) Simone Young (conductor)
Jan 2024 - Feb 2024
Sydney Opera House
Opera Australia Verdi La traviata (Violetta) Jessica Cottis (conductor)