Sam Hird


Sam Hird studies at the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London for a Master of Performance with baritone Peter Savidge. Recent engagements include baritone soloist in a special RCM concert to celebrate the life of composer Joseph Horovitz, L’Ambasciatore in Respighi’s opera La Bella Dormente nel Bosco, and Jesus in Bach’s St John Passion with Milton Keynes Chorale. Previous experience includes baritone solo in Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony conducted by Jonathan Willcocks, London Song Festival masterclass with Sir Thomas Allen, a Winter’s Night Recital of songs by Schubert, Britten and Fauré for baritone and guitar at All Saint’s Church (York), and baritone solo in Handel’s Messiah with the Orchestra of St John’s at Dorchester Abbey conducted by John Lubbock. Sam is a Richard Silver Scholar and is supported by the Josephine Baker Trust.