Samuel Pantcheff is a graduate of the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Glenville Hargreaves and Audrey Hyland, and won the Blythe-Buesst Opera Prize. Samuel is a former Britten-Pears Young Artist and currently studies with Katharine Goeldner.
In recent seasons he has been a member of the solo ensemble at the Salzburger Landestheater. Operatic roles include Papageno/Die Zauberflote, Scherazmin/Oberon, and Harlekin/Ariadne auf Naxos, (Salzburger Landestheater); Pulcino/BambinO (Scottish Opera); Juan/Juliana (Nova Music Opera); Onegin/Eugene Onegin (OperaUpClose); Leporello/Don Giovanni (Head First Productions); Lumaca/La scuola de gelosi (Bampton Classical Opera); Sharpless/Madama Butterfly (King’s Head Theatre); The King/Eight Songs for a Mad King (Grimeborn Festival, Saint Petersburg Philharmonia); Guglielmo/Cosí fan tutte (Pop-Up Opera); The Younger Gentleman/ Exposition of a Picture (Buxton Festival); and L’horloge comtoise, Le chat/L’enfant et les sortileges (BBCSO).
As an oratorio soloist performances include Purcell Ode to Saint Cecilia (Dunedin Consort); Bach Cantatas BWV74 and BWV106 (RAM/ Kohn Foundation Bach Cantata Series); Handel Messiah (Johannesburg Concert Orchestra); Bach St. Matthew Passion (Israel Camerata); and a European tour of Bach Cantatas as a soloist with the Monteverdi Choir.