Winner of the 1994 Kathleen Ferrier Award, Susan Gritton is one of the most accomplished lyric sopranos of her generation, acclaimed for her versatility in roles ranging from Handel and Mozart to Britten, Janacek and Strauss.

Highlights in her 2014/15 season include Strauss' Vier Letzte Lieder (Symphony Orchestra of Augusta/Kuwahara), Britten's War Requiem (Orchestra of the Teatro Réal Madrid/Casado) and Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 and Ah! perfido (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Matheuz).  She will also return to Grange Park for Tatyana Eugene Onegin and she will sing her first Alice Ford Falstaff (Swedish Radio Orchestra/Harding).

Notable highlights in opera have included Ellen Orford Peter Grimes (La Scala, Opera Australia & Tokyo's New National Theatre); Blanche Dialogues des Carmélites (Bayerische Staatsoper); Countess Madeleine Capriccio (Grange Park); Micaela Carmen and Liu Turandot (Covent Garden); Donna Anna Don Giovanni (Bolshoi & Opera de Montreal); Elettra Idomeneo (Netherlands Opera) and Konstanze Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Deutsche Staatsoper & Bayerische Staatsoper).  Title roles include Theodora (Glyndebourne); Rodelinda (Bayerische Staatsoper); The Bartered Bride (Covent Garden) and The Cunning Little Vixen (ENO). (Source:
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