Susannah Lawergren

Performer's Story

As a fulltime member, Susannah has a full schedule of subscription concerts, festivals, residencies, tours and schools shows and is regularly broadcast on ABC Classic FM. In 2008, she completed a Diploma of Opera at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, having previously earned a degree in Politics and International Relations with Distinction at the University of NSW. She has studied singing in Rome, Uppsala, London and New York, where she sang in a master class on French song at the Metropolitan Opera Guild. In 2010, she was a finalist in the Opera Foundation of Australia's German Award and came second in the National Aria Award in Canberra. She is a recipient of an ArtStart Grant from the Australia Council for 2011-2012. Susannah's professional solo engagements have included OzOpera, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, the Renaissance Players, St James Church and The Song Company. This year, she was the soprano soloist in Pergolesi's Stabat Mater at the Coriole Festival and in Mozart's "forgotten oratorio", Davide Penitente, at the Canberra International Music Festival.