Wigmore Hall concert in September 2020

As part of a revised concert series at Wigmore Hall in the autumn of 2020, Carolyn Sampson and lutenist Matthew Wadsworth collaborate in a programme of Purcell, Johnson and Dowland on Friday 25 September.

The concert will be streamed live on Wigmore Hall’s website and YouTube channel.


From the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

Tiny becomes grand in The Recital Hall. Great lyrics describing the undiscribable, an enchanting melody and a heavenly voice who brings it all together.

latest recording

The Contrast

Carolyn joins forces pianist Joseph Middleton to explore English poetry in song. Released 2020. 



Purcell recording wins BBC Music Magazine's Recording of the Year 2020

BBC Music Magazine has awarded the Signum release of Purcell’s King Arthur directed by Paul McCreesh, Recording of the Year 2020.

The recording features Carolyn alongside Anna Dennis, Mhairi Lawson, Rowan Pierce, Jeremy Budd, James Way, Roderick Williams, and Ashley Riches, accompanied by the Gabrieli Players.