Suzi researched, devised and wrote an online learning session for English National Opera and BBC Bitesize called Why And How Singing Makes Us Feel Good.
‘Karen and Suzi spearheaded ROH YOC for eight years, developing an outstanding model to excite young people and give them the chance to immerse themselves musically and dramatically. With their vision, commitment and creativity, Karen and Suzi have led generations of young people on an inspiring journey through which they have developed as individuals and […]
Suzi was vocal director for this People’s Opera in which over 180 people from the ages of 8-80 from the local community joined the Silver Birch Company alongside professional artists. The opera was performed on Garsington Opera’s main stage as part of the 2017 Season.
The children’s ensemble was awarded an Olivier in 2020 in the ‘Outstanding Achievement in Opera’ category. Suzi worked intensively with the young soloists and animal choruses to prepare them for their debut performance of Benjamin Britten’s opera at Theatre Royal, Stratford.