Sam Hutchins

Viola

When did you join the orchestra?
2005

Favourite ENO opera?
Nixon in China, Castor and Pollux

Best ENO moment?
Playing Peter Grimes in the BBC Proms, 2012.

How did you start?
Inspired by the mellow sound of the viola (and the viola teacher being the most fun) I started learning following the Suzuki method when I was 9.

Passion outside of opera?
Walking the dog and family time.

Last updated: 22nd July 2021