Samuel Boden to appear in new George Benjamin opera at ROH

Samuel Boden
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Tenor Samuel Boden will create a role in George Benjamin and Martin Crimp’s next opera, Lessons in Love and Violence at The Royal Opera House Covent Garden. The World Premiere takes place in May 2018 in a production by Katie Mitchell, conducted by the composer. More about the new work.

Samuel Boden to sing at Somme100 event

Samuel Boden
Photo: Marco Borggreve

Tenor Samuel Boden will take part in the event to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme on July 1 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepvel Memorial in Northern France. He will perform alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra and The Band of the Welsh Guards amongst others with the event being broadcast live on BBC One. 10,000 people are expected to attend including the Prince of Wales, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Harry, David Cameron and European and Commonwealth heads of state. Sam will also be performing Butterworth The Lads in their Hundreds at the Military Vigil the evening before which will be broadcast live on BBC Two. http://somme2016.org/.

Samuel Boden records Berlioz Romeo & Juliette

Samuel Boden TenorTenor Samuel Boden will join the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sir Andrew Davis on January 22 at The Barbican to sing Berlioz Romeo et Juliette. The performance will be followed by recording sessions for future release on the Chandos label and broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on January 26.

Sam Boden is L’Ormindo – again

Samuel Boden TenorTenor Samuel Boden reprises his performance of Cavalli’s L’Ormindo  “led by the vocally remarkable Sam Boden in the title role” New York Times. 28/3/14

A co-production between the Royal Opera House and Shakespeare’s Globe, performances take place at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on February 3, 6, 7, 11, 13, 16, 19, 21, 22, 25, 27, March 3, 5. Kasper Holten directs and Christian Curnyn conducts.