Suzanne Fischer

Suzanne Fischer

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

Lyric coloratura
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2016Schubert Boulanger and BrittenSoprano
2016Schubert Boulanger and BrittenSoprano
2016Mahler: Symphony No. 4, G majorSoprano soloist
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaBerta
2016Vaughan WIlliams: Serenade to MusicElsie Suddaby
2016Haydn: Il mondo della lunaClarice
2014Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailKonstanze
2014Handel: AriodanteGinevra
2013Verdi: RigolettoGilda
2013Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2013Strauss R.: Der RosenkavalierSophie
2000Handel: AriodanteGinevra

Bio

A Britten Pears Young Artist, soprano Suzanne Fischer recently won first prize at the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform 2016, the Förderpreis for most promising young artist at Das Lied: International Song Competition 2015 as well as the Pavarotti Prize at the 65th Viotti Competition in Italy and in September 2015 sang at the Prinzregententheater with the Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra, winning 4th place at the International ARD Competition. In Summer 2016 she will return to Glyndebourne Festival Opera, following that with Berta in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Münchener Kammeroper. Operatic performances include Ginevra/Ariodante for Tristan & Associates and Katja/O.H.I.O for the Deutsche Oper Berlin, further roles include Gilda/Rigoletto, Olympia/Les Contes D’Hoffmann and Konstanze/Die Entführung. An avid interpreter of lied, Suzanne works extensively with pianist Jonathan Ware, together they have given recitals at Liedfestspiele Rüedlinger, Switzerland, Schloß Bieberstein in Saxony and the Midsummer Festival, Berlin. Future plans of chamber music and lied recitals with cellist Jessica Kuhn and pianist Anna Magdalena Kokits are in preparation in the south of Germany, followed by Mahler’s 4th Symphony in London in October and recitals for Oxford Lieder throughout 2016/17.   Suzanne read Music at the University of Edinburgh and Università degli Studi di Milano and is currently completing her masters in Gesang (Oper) at the Hanns Eisler conservatoire in Berlin under the guidance of Thomas Quasthoff. She is mentored by sopranos Norah Amsellem, Laura Claycomb and Laura Aikin and is fluent in Italian and German. Suzanne is grateful for the support from the Countess of Munster, Help Musicians UK, Hamburgische Brücke and Bucher Fraser Scholarship during her training.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Schubert Boulanger and Britten Soprano Immediately Sonorizzonte 2016
Schubert Boulanger and Britten Soprano Immediately Sonorizzonte 2016
Mahler: Symphony No. 4, G major Soprano soloist Immediately Firebird Orchestra 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Berta Immediately Munich Kammeroper 2016
Vaughan WIlliams: Serenade to Music Elsie Suddaby Immediately London Philharmonic Orchestra 2016