Susan has given concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, St. John, Smith’s Square and St. James’s Palace as well as major venues in Moscow, Copenhagen and Stockholm. Operatic engagements have taken her to Glyndebourne, Bayreuth, Wexford and Aldeburgh Festivals and the Walton Trust, Ischia. In oratorio, Susan has performed all of Elgar’s works, the Bach Passions, Verdi and Mozart Requiems and given performances of Handel’s Messiah in Mexico. She has recorded soundtracks for Film, TV and video games and regularly sings with the BBC Singers.
Susan’s awards include: the National Mozart Singing Competition; Richard Tauber Schubert Society Prize; Tillett Trust’s Young Artists’ Platform; finalist in the Kathleen Ferrier Awards and Belvedere International Singing Competition, Vienna and British representative in the Queen Sonja International Music Competition, Norway.
With pianist Ann Martin-Davis, Susan received international acclaim for a CD of Lutos?awski chamber music for ASV Label which will soon be re-released on the Nimbus Label, following their new CD: ‘Heaven-Haven’ – The Songs of Peter Pope.’ The duo recently gave a successful tour of South America and will return next year.
Susan studied singing with Margaret Kingsley at the Royal College of Music and the National Opera Studio and piano with Clifford Benson and Phyllis Sellick. She is currently Head of Voice at University of Chichester. Susan enjoys singing with Neil Jenkins and Sussex Chorus and also frequently performs with Jacquelyn Fugelle and Terry Allbright on the concert platform.