Sam Smith

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Sam Smith is an NHS Manager by day, and, for five years now, a reviewer by night. He covers opera, classical music and the occasional piece of jazz for musicOMH, and theatre and ballet for other websites. He has a PhD in Political History from Royal Holloway, University of London, and a particular love of Wagner. He fondly remembers going to Bayreuth at the age of seven to watch the entire Ring Cycle, and his signed book from Wolfgang and Gudrun remains one of his most cherished possessions. He is just at home, however, listening to a Handel oratorio, and loves the gargantuan Proms as much as the intimate Wigmore Hall. More generally, Sam has a wide ranging interest in the performing arts, art and architecture, and has been known to have spent more time in exhibitions on the Italian Renaissance or German Expressionism than it would take to see Götterdämmerung!
Sam Smith

Articles by Sam Smith

State of Emergency @ Gate Theatre, London (Theatre)
Sweeney Todd @ Union Theatre, London (Theatre)
Savion Glover: Bare Soundz @ Sadler’s Wells, London (Theatre)
Delirium @ Barbican Pit, London (Theatre)
La Cage aux Folles @ Playhouse Theatre, London (Theatre)
Newley – The Fool Who Dared To Dream @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse, London (Theatre)
The Mariinsky Ballet @ Sadler’s Wells, London (Theatre)
Two Gentlemen Of Verona @ Barbican Pit, London (Theatre)
Cradle Me @ Finborough Theatre, London (Theatre)
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Mariinsky Opera @ Sadler’s Wells, London (Opera + Classical Music Reviews)
Orion Symphony Orchestra/Purser @ St John’s, Smith Square, London (Opera + Classical Music Reviews)
‘Allo ‘Allo! @ Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage (Theatre)
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo @ Peacock Theatre, London (Theatre)
Turandot @ Hampstead Theatre, London (Theatre)
Eurobeat: Almost Eurovision (Sarajevo) @ Novello Theatre, London (Theatre)
in-i @ National Theatre, London (Theatre)
Liberty @ Globe Theatre, London (Theatre)
The Barber of Seville @ Coliseum, London (Opera + Classical Music Reviews)
Prom 46: London Symphony Orchestra / Gergiev @ Royal Albert Hall, London (Opera + Classical Music Reviews)
Prom 34: BBC Philharmonic/Noseda – Rachmaninov, Puccini (Il tabarro) @ Royal Albert Hall, London (Opera + Classical Music Reviews)
The Threepenny Ring Cycle @ Square2, National Theatre, London (Theatre)