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Samantha Rubenhold


South Australian soprano, Samantha Rubenhold, graduated from the Elder Conservatorium of Music in Adelaide with a Bachelor of Music First Class Honours. Samantha made her
professional solo debut with the South Australian company Co-Opera. She toured extensively throughout Australia appearing as Fiordoligi (Così fan tutte), Micaela (Carmen), Susanna (Le
nozze di Figaro), Musetta (La bohème) and Papagena (The Magic Flute).

Samantha was awarded a number of scholarships and grants including the German Operatic Award, American Institute of Musical Studies Graz Scholarship, Emerging Artist Mentorship Award, Goethe Institute Düsseldorf Scholarship and the Australian National Academy of Music Scholarship. These facilitated her ongoing development of her career in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Graz, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Berlin and Cologne.

Residing in Europe for 5 years, Samantha undertook further specialist training in both the UK and Germany and was a member of the Cologne Opera. During this time she performed in a
wide array of operatic productions appearing as Anne (The Diary of Anne Frank), Atalanta (Xerxes), Clorinda (La Cenerentola), Yvonne (Jonny Spielt auf), Pedro (Don Quichotte),
Cinderella (Cinderella), Viviane (Merlin), Gottliebchen (Scherz, Satire, Ironie), Schopfhenne (The Cunning Little Vixen), Nicolette (The Love of Three Oranges), and Die Lust
(Rappresentazione di Anima e di Corpo).

Samantha returned to Australia to perform her debut main stage role for State Opera South Australia appearing as Giannetta (L’Elisir d’Amore). Since that time she has appeared as
Barbarina (The Marriage of Figaro), Countess Ceprano (Rigoletto), Jay/Cock (The Cunning Little Vixen) and soloist in ‘Divine Mozart’ and ‘Puccini Spectacular’ at the Adelaide Town Hall.
Samantha also covered as Eva (The Mastersingers of Nuremberg), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Nedda (Pagliacci), Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus), Desdemona (Otello), Liu (Turandot), Gilda (Rigoletto), Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro), Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore) and Nuria (Ainadamar) for the company.

Performances with state opera south australia