[email protected] 22nd September 2019
Samantha Clarke soprano
Dearbhla Collins piano
Dublin Song Series 2019 #1
Works include Barber, Schumann and Copland
Australian/British soprano Samantha Clarke is the winner of the 2019 Guildhall Gold Medal. She is a recent graduate the Guildhall School of Music & Drama Opera School as a Baroness de Turckheim Scholar, Help Musicians, Tait Memorial and Countess of Munster Trust Scholar and studies with Yvonne Kenny. In addition to the 2019 Guildhall Gold Medal, Samantha is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Leverhulme Royal Northern College of Music Award, the Dame Eva Turner Award and the Michael and Joyce Kennedy Award for the singing of Strauss. Samantha was awarded a 2017 RNCM Gold Medal and the Nora Goodridge Developing Artist Award through the Australian Music Foundation for 2017/18 and 2018/19.