Samuel has been pursuing his passion for opera since his high school days. He has performed roles such as Le Petit Vieilliard in L’enfant et les sortileges (Ravel), First Armored Man in Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) and Le Doyen in Cendrillon (Massenet). He also sang as Stephen in Laksa Cantata from The Singapore Trilogy (Chen Zhangyi), the Frog Prince in Three Feathers (Lori Laitman), Jacquino in Beethoven’s Fidelio (abridged) and Don Ottavio for select scenes. Most recently, he has covered the role of Tito in La Clemenza di Tito with Bronx Opera and sang the role in an abridged version with them. He will be debuting the role of Don Ottavio in August, and is currently studying with Arthur Levy as a 2nd year Masters student at Mannes School of Music.