Samuel Hamzem


Samuel started playing French horn with his cousin in 1987, no one could imagine how far this young boy would be 29 years later. Throughout Samuel's career, he has performed with significant orchestras such as Sao Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra with Yan Pascal Tortelier and Marin Alsop since 1997, and invited for the Sao Paulo Municipal Orchestra, Brasilia Philharmonic, Del Maggio Musicale with Zubin Mehta, Minas Gerais Philharmonic and Pacific Music Festival Orchestra with Charles Dutoit in Japan.

He participated in several tours with the Sao Paulo State Symphonic Orchestra: Latin America, United States, Europe and Brazil.

Samuel has taught in important festivals in Brazil and Argentina. Some of his students are internationally recognized.

His is debuting with Lyric Opera of Chicago this season, and he looks forward to playing with this wonderful institution.