Sam Young (Emerging Artist)


Sam studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he was awarded the Chartered Surveyors Vocal Prize, and previously graduated from Bath Spa University. In 2023, he was recipient of the Young Artist Award in conjunction with the Strand International Song Series.

In opera, Sam has been a member of the chorus with companies including Glyndebourne Festival Opera/Tour and English National Opera. His roles include Dulcamara and Belcore cover in L’elisir d’amore (Longborough’s Playground Opera); the title role in Don Giovanni (Hurn Court Opera); Customs Officer cover in La bohème (Glyndebourne Tour); Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro (Heritage Opera); Guglielmo in Così fan tutte (St Bartholomew’s Orchestra; Flat Pack Music); La Comte Ludorf in La nonne sanglante (Gothic Opera, UK premiere, Off-West End Awards winner, Best Opera production 2022); Papageno in The Magic Flute, Captain Corcoran in HMS Pinafore, Pirate King in The Pirates of Penzance, Mikado in The Mikado (Opera Anywhere, UK tour); Marcello cover in La bohème, Moralès in Carmen (Oxford Opera); Leporello in Don Giovanni (Rogue Opera).

Sam has appeared as a soloist in concerts across the UK and Europe. In 2019, he performed as part of Downton Abbey Live with the Chamber Orchestra of London at Highclere Castle, and again with the City Lights Symphony Orchestra at KKL Luzern, Switzerland.