Praised for his “laserlike precision in a role that demanded nothing less” (Tampa Bay Times) and a voice
that “he can deliver…all the way to the parking lot” (Archikulture Digest) tenor Samuel Hall has made a
career on the concert stage, in musical theater, operetta, and opera.
This season, Sam made his role debut as the title character in Gounod’s Faust with St. Petersburg Opera,
followed by covering the roles of Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut) and Pollione (Norma) as a Studio Artist with
Sarasota Opera. He will also have debuts this season with Opera Tampa as Malcolm (Macbeth) and Mid
Ohio Opera as Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera), in addition to concert work across Florida and in Kentucky.
Other performance credits include Giovanni in Daniel Catán’s La hija de Rappaccini for Opera Naples,
Benvolio (Roméo et Juliette ) with Opera Grand Rapids, Prince Karl Franz in Orlando Light Opera’s The
Student Prince, Don Curzio in The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Columbus, and Gherardo (Gianni
Schicchi), King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), and Nelson Deadly (Too Many Sopranos), as well as
covering the role of Canio (Pagliacci), all with Opera Project Columbus. Additionally, Sam has covered the
roles of Calàf (Turandot), Don José (Carmen), Manrico (Il Trovatore), and Hoffmann (Les contes
d’Hoffmann) for St. Petersburg Opera.
In addition to his operatic roles, Sam played Monsieur Thénardier in Mansfield Renaissance Theater's
production of Les Misérables, was the tenor soloist in Verdi’s Requiem with the Community Church of Vero
Beach, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the New Albany Symphony, and performed excerpts from
Madama Butterfly with the Tampa Bay Symphony.