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Photo Gallery

East Hampton Photoshoot

Philadelphia Photoshoot

La Traviata

During the summer of 2021 Samual made his return to the

stage after 2 years of the COVID-19 pandemic. His return saw

his role debut of Alfredo in Verdi's La traviata. The beautiful

Al. Ringling Theater, built in 1915, was designed after the 

grand French opera houses and is a must see if visiting

Baraboo, Wisconsin.

Alfredo-- La Traviata-- La Musica Lirica 

The Pirates of Penzance

The summer of 2021 was highlighted by a 37 performance run

of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance. Premiered in

1879, this work features the much beloved "I am the very

model of a modern Major General."

Frederic-- The Pirates of Penzance--

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts 

Street Scene

The final performance for Samual with The Maryland Opera

Studio. Street Scene contains music by Kurt Weill and text by

Langston Hughes and was premiered in Philadelphia, PA. These

performances were part of the Kurt Weill Festival put on by 

the University of Maryland School of Music.

 Sam Kaplan-- Street Scene-- Maryland Opera Studio


Sometimes opera as an art form allows for performances in

interesting venues. These performances took place on the steps

of the Badia delle Sante Flora e Lucilla in Arezzo, Italy. This work

features a Mezzo-Soprano playing a man in the title role. 

Oftentimes referred to as a pants role, these roles were

originally performed by a castrato.


 Lurcanio-- Ariodante-- Oberlin in Italy

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