San Francisco native Samuel Faustine (Boyar Khrushchov) has appeared in Europe, China, and across the US in roles such as Anthony in Sweeney Todd (San Jose Stage), Vašek in The Bartered Bride (Pocket Opera), Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Ray of Light Theatre), Curly in Oklahoma! (Broadway by the Bay), Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi (Kunming Opera Festival), in Carmina burana (San Jose Sinfonia), and many leading roles with Lamplighters Music Theater. Mr. Faustine regularly sings with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Gaude, Volti, Cappella SF, and many other local ensembles. He graduated with a Master of Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He makes his San Francisco Symphony solo debut with these performances.