Samuel is an avid opera lover and has been pursuing his passion since his secondary school days. A graduate of NUS Theatre Studies, he actively takes up opportunities to enrich his experience as a classical singer and performer, and is a regular in boutique local opera productions. He has sung several roles in shows such as L’enfant et les sortileges (Maurice Ravel), Die Zauberflöte (W.A. Mozart) and Cendrillon (Jules Massenet) with the Music Academy International opera studio in Italy. Recently, he sang as Stephen in Laksa Cantata, part of The Singapore Trilogy written by Chen Zhangyi.