About


Recognized for her “authenticity” and “attention to text,” American soprano Samantha Farmilant appears regionally as a recitalist and on the opera, oratorio, and concert stages. Favorite roles include Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Fire in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges, Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, and Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale. International credits include Suor Genovieffa in Puccini’s Suor Angelica (Viterbo, Italy) and Ascanio in Pergolesi’s Lo frate ‘nnamorato (Rome, Italy). In 2016, Samantha sang the world premiere of Gwyneth Walker’s Emily! at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Publishers Showcase in Chicago. Samantha performs regularly with baritone Daniel Grambow and with the Floating Opera Company. Most recently, she made her solo debut with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and won a scholarship from the American Opera Society. Samantha received her Master of Music from Cleveland Institute of Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Music and French from Oberlin College. She currently resides in Chicago, IL.

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Repertoire

 

OPERA


 

BERNSTEIN                                  Cunegonde                         Candide
BELLINI                                          Amina                                    La Sonnambula
BRITTEN                                        Titania                                   A Midsummer Night's Dream
CIMAROSA                                    Carolina                                Il matrimonio segreto
DONIZETTI                                   Norina                                   Don Pasquale
MOORE                                          Baby Doe                              The Ballad of Baby Doe
MOZART                                        Despina                                 Così fan tutte
                                                          Königin der Nacht             Die Zaubeflöte
                                                          Pamina                        
                                                          Zerlina                                    Don Giovanni
PERGOLESI                                   Ascanio                                  Lo frate 'nnamorato
PUCCINI                                         Lauretta                                  Gianni Schicchi
                                                          Musetta                                   La Bohème
                                                          Suor Genovieffa                   Suor Angelica
RAVEL                                             Le Feu/Le Rossignol           L'Enfant et les sortilèges






 

 

SACRED

BERNSTEIN                                   Soloist                                      Chichester Psalms
FAURÉ                                             Soloist                                      Requiem
HÄNDEL                                         Soloist                                       Messiah
MENDELSSOHN                          Soloist                                        Elijah
SCHUBERT                                   Soloist                                        Mass G Major
VIVALDI                                          Soloist                                        Gloria

 

CHORAL

BERNSTEIN
GERSHWIN
LANG
RAMIN DJAWADI

Soprano II
Soprano I
Soprano
Soprano

Mass
Porgy and Bess
Little Match Girl Passion
Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

 

RECORDINGS

NOBUO UEMATSU
SANDER

Soprano I
Soprano I

Final Fantasy
Divine Liturgy