Carolyn Sampson

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English concert soloist, recitalist, and opera star Carolyn Sampson was traveling when governments in Europe and the UK began shutting down in early 2020. In this TIME IN interview, she talks about getting home to England, where she's been making online discoveries with her kids, exploring nature, and looking forward to new projects in the offing.

October 19, 2020. Songs can entertain and touch us with emotions, from happiness to humor to heartbreak. The Contrast, a new release by soprano Carolyn Sampson and pianist Joseph Middleton, celebrates the range of works by five English composers writing over the last 120 years. 

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WRTI is proud to bring you a very special Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast on Sunday, June 28th from 1 to 4 PM on WRTI 90.1, and Monday, June 29th from 7 to 10 PM on WRTI HD-2.

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WRTI is happy to bring you this festive re-broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra performing Handel’s Messiah on Easter Sunday, April 12th from 1 to 4 PM, and Monday, April 13th from 7 to 10 PM on WRTI HD-2.

August 19, 2019. Women and their emotions have been subjects of literature for centuries. In Reason and Madness, soprano Carolyn Sampson and pianist Joseph Middleton perform music from 16th-century England to 19th-century Germany and 20th-century France, exploring through song the various ways women have been characterized as "mad."