Susanna MacRae (Soprano) graduated from the Royal College of Music where she studied with Jeffrey Stewart (Vocal Studies) and Nigel Clayton (Piano). Currently, she continues her studies in London with Sheila Barnes.
On the operatic stage Susanna has recently completed a successful tour of Italy performing Galatea (Acis and Galatea) with Ad Parnassum. The tour continues in Italy in August and Spain in November. 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. Solo highlights include appearing as soprano soloist for numerous choral societies, most recently including Mozart Coronation Mass (Mosaic Chamber Choir), Haydn Creation, Fauré Requiem, Bach B Minor Mass (all with Uxbridge Choral Society), Dvořák Mass in D, Mendelssohn's Hear my Prayer (Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society, The Broadstone Choir), Mozart Exsultate Jubilate (Guernsey Sinfonia) and Vaughan-William's Benedicite (GCOS).
Susanna is part of the concert series Too Many Sopranos who perform staged opera excerpts and arias and with whom she has recently completed a tour of the Channel Islands. Susanna released her debut CD of Britten Folk Songs with accompanist Bridget MacRae in April 2015, available on iTunes. Initially trained as a pianist, Susanna made her concerto debut playing Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto with Guernsey Sinfonietta in August 2013.