Welcome to my official website.

I feel very lucky to have a career spanning so many styles of music and which has been enriched by countless wonderful musicians and inspiring friends and colleagues. Have a look at the discography page to see some of the recordings that we've made together.

On the other pages you'll find details of my forthcoming performances for approximately the next 12 months, various video clips and press items, and I'll keep you up-to-date with CD releases and other news.


Latest Release


A Soprano’s Schubertiade

Carolyn Sampson
Joseph Middleton
April 2018
Label: BIS

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Latest News

Verlaine prize

Joseph Middleton and I are thrilled that ‘A Verlaine Songbook’ has received the Edison Klassiek Vocal Soloist Award for 2017. We love this disc so much – it’s great to …

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Carolyn Sampson - Home

“...Carolyn Sampson’s pure soprano cossets the words, savouring their expressive implications, relishing their shifts of rhythm and subtly sighing with bliss, yearning or heartache...”

- Geoffrey Norris, The Daily Telegraph