Samantha Price


Samantha Price read Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Reading before gaining in a Distinction for her MA in Opera Performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, assisted by the Dame Shirley Bassey Scholarship, the Jenkin Philips Memorial Scholarship and an Advanced Study Award from the Arts Council of Wales. 

A Samling Artist, she furthered her studies at London’s National Opera Studio and is a Harewood Young Artist at English National Opera, where her roles have included Cherubino/The Marriage of Figaro and creating Perdita in Ryan Wigglesworth’s The Winter’s Tale. Other companies with which she has appeared include Classical Opera, Opera Holland Park and Scottish Opera. Her broadcasts include The Winter’s Tale (BBC Radio 3) and Shakespeare Live! (BBC TV).

Longborough debut: Flora Bervoix/La traviata (2018)

Recent and current engagements: Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro (Xi’an Symphony Orchestra); title role/Iolanthe (English National Opera); Lucienne/Die tote Stadt (Nederlandse Reisopera); Rosina/The Barber of Seville (Charles Court Opera at Iford Arts); Clare/4.48 Psychosis (The Royal Opera, London); Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra; Mahler Symphony No. 2 with the Bath Symphony Orchestra; Mozart Requiem with the Mozart Festival Orchestra; and Vivaldi Gloria at London’s Royal Festival Hall.