Tenor Samuel Boden makes his début at the Staatsoper Hamburg singing Boy and Young King in Katie Mitchell’s production of George Benjamin Lessons in Love and Violence. Opening on April 7 with further performances on April 10, 13 and 18 conducted by Kent Nagano. The production then moves to Opéra de Lyon for performance on May 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 & 26 conducted by Alexandre Bloch. “… lustrous honeyed lines in the final scenes for the high-tenor role of the Son (who becomes Edward III), beautifully delivered by Samuel Boden.” The Guardian. “Samuel Boden is inspired casting as the Boy, growing up to be King”. Financial Times
Available on Iplayer until November 19 tenor Samuel Boden appears in the television broadcast of the Royal Opera’s production of George Benjamin’s Lessons in love and Violence on BBC 4. Later this season he reprises the roles of Boy and Young King in the work for the Staatsoper Hamburg and Opéra de Lyon.