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SAMUEL JAMES DEWESE

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ABOUT

Dewese is possessed of an outgoing, golden personality, which effortlessly fills every corner of a large hall: he possesses his audience without making any apparent effort to do so.

-- Seen and Heard International

Trained in the Illinois heartland and in the heart of bustling London, the "rich and deep" (Shepherd Express) voice of American baritone Samuel James Dewese can now be experienced worldwide in operas, oratorios, and recitals exploring the rich and varied song repertoire.

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about SAMUEL

LISTEN

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Listen to more of Samuel's recent recordings, see press photos, production photos, and more

LISTEN
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ENGAGEMENTS

ENGAGEMENTS
Image by Dima Pechurin

TBA

Sep–Oct 2024

Samuel returns to Lyric Opera of Chicago as a soloist in a soon-to-be announced production.

see website

Coming soon
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Champion

Jan–Feb 2024

Samuel joins Lyric Opera of Chicago in the chorus of Champion, an opera in jazz about the complicated life of boxer Emile Griffith.

see website

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Fidelio

Sep–Oct 2024

Samuel joins Lyric Opera of Chicago in the chorus of Fidelio, the moving political thriller that is Beethoven's only opera.

see website

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Lyric Unlimited

21 October 2023

Samuel joins Lyric Unlimited to share the story of Jason and the Argonauts in a 45-minute opera for the whole family.

11:00, 14:00 CST

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Aida

Mar–Apr 2024

Samuel joins Lyric Opera of Chicago in the chorus of Aida, the grand opera recounting a royal Egyptian love triangle.

see website

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AMPLIFY premiere

20 May 2023

LYNX Project's 2022 – 2023 AMPLIFY commissions are premiered in this exciting afternoon celebrating song. 

16:00 CST

From local streets to international stages, follow Samuel's entire performance schedule: 2023 and beyond

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NARRATION

N A R R A T I O N

Always looking for new ways to use his voice, Samuel recently completed The Great Audiobook Adventure as a recipient of the Black Voices in Audiobooks Grant, sponsored by The Global Actor.

 

Keep watching this space for news of Samuel's first completed audiobooks as well as demos and information surrounding ongoing voiceover work.

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#abaritoneabroad

#abaritoneabroad

 

#abaritoneabroad is a collection of photos started on 16th September 2016, when Samuel James Dewese moved from Chicago, USA to London, UK. These images are all shot by Samuel on iPhone and feature sights and sounds from his journey outside the States. Follow #abaritoneabroad on Instagram and on Twitter.

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CONTACT

CONTACT

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