Highlights of Susan’s concert performances include Ariadne Laments by John Woolrich (European premiere) and Pergolesi Stabat Mater at the Bournemouth International Festival. Most recently she was the mezzo soloist in Rossini Petite messe solenelle with Iain Ledingham at the piano and Anne Page at the harmonium. She has also given three successful recital series tours, A Woman’s Life & Love and A Charm of Lullabies with accompanist John Flinders and Songs of Nature, a recital series that accompanied the world premier tour of Martin Read’s opera, Rainforest with pianist Nicholas Bosworth.
As well as being an accomplished opera, oratorio and recital singer, Susan is also an experienced musical theatre performer. Her roles include Eliza My Fair Lady Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Baker’s Wife Into the Woods (Last Word Productions) and Mrs. Lovett Sweeney Todd (as part of a masterclass with Dennis Quilley).
Susan is also committed to working with amateur singers, including developing and running several performance workshops with Opera Minima, Last Word Productions-Musical Theatre Group, Streetwise Opera, Morley Opera School, W11 Opera (as their Education & Outreach Director) and The Voice Studio. She is also a permanent member of the St. Giles-in-the-Fields vocal quartet.
In the current season Susan returns to English Touring Opera for further performances of Laika the Spacedog, while expanding skills as staff director.