While Elisabeth Croft is on maternity leave, we are delighted to welcome Samuel Evans as guest conductor for our current concert. Sam is a professional singer, conductor and teacher. He is Music Director of Riverside Opera, a community opera company based in Kingston, and Thomas’s Choral Society, Battersea. He performs regularly with the Monteverdi Choir and has sung with all the major professional UK choirs, including Polyphony, The Sixteen and the BBC Singers. Solo engagements have included Mozart Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall, and Bach Christmas Oratorio at Sydney Opera House. Sam has given solo recitals at the Wigmore Hall and St. John’s Smith Square, and performed principal operatic roles at the Opera Comique in Paris, the BBC Proms and the London Handel Festival. He teaches singing at Eton College and Westminster School.