Samuel Hasselhorn

Samuel Hasselhorn

opera singer

Samuel Hasselhorn has made an international name for himself both in song and on the opera stage, especially after winning the 2018 Queen Elisabeth Competition. Highlights of the current 2022/23 season include roles such as the Conte d'Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro and his debuts as Ford in Falstaff and Dandini in La Cenerentola at the Staatstheater Nürnberg, of which he is a member of the ensemble. He will also make his debut at the Opéra national de Paris, in a ballet production of Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen. Numerous concerts and recitals have taken him to Hanover, Brussels, Paris, Tallinn, Stuttgart, Barcelona, Budapest, Aix-en-Provence, Cambridge and Tokyo, to name but a few.

Highlights of the past seasons, among them many house and role debuts, include Conte d'Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Staatsoper Berlin, conducted by Daniel Barenboim, Pelléas (Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Staatstheater Nürnberg, conducted by Joana Mallwitz, Harlequin (Ariadne auf Naxos) at La Scala in Milan, Guglielmo (Cosí fan tutte) with the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, his debut as Wolfram von Eschenbach (Tannhäuser) at the Opéra de Rouen or the leading role in Viktor Ullmann's opera Der Kaiser von Atlantis with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Recitals have taken him to Wigmore Hall in London, Boulez Hall in Berlin, St. Petersburg, Bayreuth, Padua and Cambridge. He made his debut with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein Vienna singing Britten's War Requiem under the baton of Ivor Bolton, sang the Christmas Oratorio on a tour under Laurence Equilbey in Paris, Aix en Provence and Budapest, and sang the part of Jesus in Bach's St. Matthew Passion on a tour with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

Harmonia Mundi released his Schumann CD "Stille Liebe" in September 2020 and his CD "Glaube, Hoffnung, Liebe" with songs by Franz Schubert in early 2022.