The Australian baritone has been a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin ensemble since 2017. Here are the albums in his CD player this month.

Samuel Dale Johnson Samuel Dale Johnson. Photo © Inna Kostukovsky

 

Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan cond
DG 4630802

I recently saw the Berlin Philharmonic perform this incredible work. All the colours in the orchestration blew my mind as I gradually began to sink deeper and deeper into this extraordinary, horrifying giant.