Susanna MacRae (Soprano) graduated from the Royal College of Music, London, where she studied with Jeffrey Stewart (Vocal Studies) and Nigel Clayton (Piano). Currently, she continues her studies in London with Sheila Barnes and Jeremy Silver.
On the operatic stage Susanna has recently completed a successful tour of Italy and Spain performing Galatea (Acis & Galatea) with Ad Parnassum. In October she performed Gianetta in L’elisir d’amore for Arcadian Opera. Other roles include Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan) at The Harlequin Theatre, Giulietta (I Capuleti e I Montecchi) for Microscopera and many different G & S roles for companies in London and the South. In April she will appear with Benslow Baroque Opera singing the role of Emilie (Les Indes Galantes). Solo highlights include appearing as soprano soloist for numerous choral societies across south-west England, most recently including Mozart Coronation Mass (Mosaic Chamber Choir) and Mendelssohn’s ‘Hear my prayer’ (Fleet Choral Society). In addition Susanna regularly appears on the recital platform around London and the South, collaborating with Guy Murgatroyd. In March the duo will compete as finalists in the John Kerr Award for English Song.
Initially trained as a pianist, Susanna made her concerto debut playing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto with Guernsey Sinfonietta in August 2013.