Susan Platts

Mezzo-soprano

Appearances: La Scala, Teatro di San Carlo, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Frick Collection, Kennedy Center, Vancouver Opera, Oregon Bach Festival

Performances: Elijah with the Cleveland Orchestra; Argento’s Casa Guidi with the Minnesota Orchestra; Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder with the Houston Symphony; Mahler No. 2 with the Baltimore and San Diego Symphonies; Mahler No. 8 with the American, Toronto, and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras and Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Mahler No. 3 with the Orchestre de Paris; Das Lied von der Erde with the Louisville, Florida, and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestras and The Orchestra Now; Mahler’s Rückertieder with the Montreal Symphony; Mozetich’s Under the Watchful Sky world-premiere/commission with the Québec Symphony Orchestra; Adams’ Nixon in China in Berlin with the B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming: Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream with Pacific Opera Victoria, Mahler No. 3 with the Oregon Symphony, Mahler No. 8 with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahler No. 2 with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Discography: Two recordings of Das Lied von der Erde (Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra/Bertini, Virginia Arts Festival/Falletta), solo recital disc, chamber arrangement of Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Honors: As part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, world-renowned soprano Jessye Norman chose Ms. Platts as her protégée from 26 international candidates

Susan Platts will perform with The Orchestra Now on December 16 & 18, 2016.
She also performed with The Orchestra Now on February 13 & 14, 2016.