Biography

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Photo: Elias Gammelgård

"Susanna Sundberg’s Mrs Quickly being particularly notable for her wide range and delightful acting." (Seen & Heard International )

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Susanna Sundberg grew up in Stockholm. She had her advanced music education at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki (Finland) and the University Collage of Opera in Stockholm (Sweden). In December 2006 she graduated with diploma and made her debut as Maddalena in Rigoletto at Folkoperan the same year.

In autumn 2017 Susanna will sing Suzuki at Malmö Opera.

Important operatic engagement include roles like Mary in Wagner's The flying Dutchman at at Opera på Skäret, Amastre in Händel's Xerxes at Artipelag, Mrs.Quickly in Verdi's Falstaff at the Läckö Opera, Mercedes in Bizet's Carmen at the Swedish Royal Opera House and Maddalena in Verdi's Rigoletto at Folkoperan.

Susanna has also sung with Anne Sofie von Otter on her cd Sogno Barocco.


Susanna's warm and expressive contralto voice is perfectly suited for the classical oratorio repertoire. She has performed with orchestras such as Ensemble Matheus and Jean-Christophe Spinosithe Royal Court Orchestra with conductor Lionel Bringuier, Daniel Blendulf, Rossen Milanov and Graham Bond, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gustaf Sjökvist, Norrlandsoperans Sinfonietta with conductor Benjamin Bayl, ReBaroque, Stockholms Baroque Orchestra, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester and Kristiansands Symfoniorkester. Her repertoire includes Bach's B minor mass, St Matthew passion, St John Passion and the Christmas Oratorio, Pergolesis Stabat Mater, Handel's Messiah and Mozart's Requiem.
 
Susanna won the 1st Prize in the Kokkola Lied Competition (Finland) together with pianist Javier Arrebola, and later the same year, 2007, she was awarded a special prize at the International Sibelius Singing Competition. She has recieved scholarships from the Swedish Wagner society, the Drottningholm theater, Anders Wall, Konstnärsnämnden, Musikaliska Akademien, and the TSO-sisters, to name a few. Susanna was chosen as the jubilee laureate of the Dagmar Gustavsson's society for Lied singers 2008.

 

Contact Susanna:  info@susannasundberg.com

Susanna is represented by TINA LINN AUSTAD at Nordic Artist Management

Artist Manager
Ensembles and singers
Phone: +45 4449 2903
Mobile: +45 2274 4904
Email: tla@nordicartistsmanagement.com