Samuel Levine is back at Oper Frankfurt, where made his European debut in 2018 in Trojahn's Enrico, which was followed by an Old Prisoner (Aus einem Totenhaus / From the House of the Dead) and Andy in Olga Neuwirth's Lost Highway, Arv (role debut) in a new production of Nielsen's Maskerade and Edrisi in Szymanowski's Król Roger, to sing Kunz Vogelgesang (a role he sang for the first time at the National Theater in Mannheim) in this new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Recent roles have included Player 3 (Brett Dean's Hamlet), Laca Klemeň (Jenůfa) at Theater Bremen, Jack (Brokeback Mountain) at the Stadttheater in Gießen, Walther von der Vogelweide (Tannhäuser) at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt and Gary (The First Child) at Irish National Opera. He also sang the Tailor and a Noble of Brabant in new productions of Humperdinck's Königskinder and Wagner's Lohengrin at the Tirol Festival in Erl. Later this season you can hear him as Skuratov and Jimmy in From the House of the Dead and Oryx and Crake at Hessen's Staatstheater in Wiesbaden. Born in America, engagements have taken him to theatres including Opera Philadelphia, Cincinnati Opera, West Edge Opera (title role in Frankenstein), Virginia Opera (Narraboth), the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York and Handel's Messiah with the Houston Symphony. Other engagements have included roles in Carmen, Clemency and Don Giovanni at Boston Lyric Opera, Mascagni's Iris for Bard SummerScape, River of Light (world premiere) at Houston Grand Opera and the Ghosts of Versailles at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Wexford Festival. He studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Yale University before joining the Juillard School in New York. He took part in the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and Santa Fe Opera's young artist programs and was awarded a Gerda Lissner Foundation scholarship in 2017.