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Susanna made her professional debut as Zerlina/Don Giovanni at Grange Park Opera and soon after her German debut as Adina/L'Elisir d'amore at Nürnberg Opera. Thereafter she has sung roles as Gilda, Oscar, Musetta, Queen of the Night, Violetta, Susanna, Lisette, Pamina, Zerbinetta, Gretel, Venus and Gepopo in numerous European opera houses as well as in Argentina (Teatro Colon) and Australia (Adelaide Festival).
As a sought after contemporary music singer Susanna often perform works by George Benjamin, Oliver Knussen, Luigi Nono, Wolfgang Rihm, Albert Schnelzer and György Ligeti. She has given world premieres of works written especially for her by Albert Schnelzer, Sven-David Sandström and Stuart McRae. She has performed at the Adelaide, Aldeburg, Salzburg and Rouen Festivals among others and appeared with the Copenhagen and Swedish Royal Philharmonic Orchestras, Malmö and Helsingborg Symphony Orchestras, Stockholm Sinfonietta, Nordic, English and Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Queensland, Odense, Aalborg, Porto, BBC Scottish and BBC Symphony Orchestras.
She has worked with conductors such as Christopher Hogwood, Lawrence Foster, Edward Gardner, Roy Goodman, Ira Levin, Andrew Manze, Baldur Brönnimann, George Benjamin, Alberto Hold-Garrido, Anja Bihlmeier, John Storgårds, Sian Edwards, Stefan Solyom, Staffan Larsson, Johannes Gustavsson, Daniel Blendulf, Marc Soustrot, Ville Matvejeff, Henrik Schaefer, Ingo Metzmacher, Leo Hussain, Tecwyn Evans, Risto Joost, Fawzi Haimor, Vincent de Kort, Marit Strindlund, and Leif Segerstam.
When I heard Susanna for the first time it was like hearing an angel in the room. Her clear and incredibly beautiful tone caused me to literally lose the breath. Since then, almost 10 years ago now, I can not stop listening to her no matter what she's singing. Baroque or modern does not matter, she master everything!
NALLE RÖSELL, former head of DECCA & PHILLIPS CLASSICS, SWEDEN
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"…Susanna Andersson was if anything even more impressive, with her gloriously beautiful soubrette timbre, light in colour yet full and firm, offering superb accuracy and solidity in the high lying tessitura, and equal commitment to diction and characterisation…"