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Winner of the 1994 Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Prize, Susan Gritton read Botany at Oxford and London Universities before taking up a career in singing. She made her operatic début as Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro at Glyndebourne, subsequently returning as Susanna in the same opera, Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring. Other appearances include Romilda in Xerxes and Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare at Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich; and Tiny in Paul Bunyan, Marenka in The Bartered Bride, First Flowermaiden in Parsifal and Euridice in Orfeo for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

She is a Company Principal at the English National Opera where her repertoire includes Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Nannetta in Falstaff, Constance in Dialogues des Carmélites, Xenia in Boris Godunov, Drusilla in L’Incoronazione di Poppea and the title rôle in The Cunning Little Vixen. In concert, she has sung with the Berlin Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle, the London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Colin Davis, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with Sir Charles Mackerras, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Sir Andrew Davis. She has recorded for many leading record companies.

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