Susan Platts

Mezzo-soprano

Susan Platts
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Bio

British born Canadian mezzo-soprano Susan Platts brings a uniquely rich and wide-ranging voice to the concert and recita lrepertoire. She is a Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative Fellow, which gave her the opportuniy to study with world-renowned soprano Jessye Norman.

Ms.Platts has performed with ,amongst others, the Philadelphia, Cleveland and Minnesota Orchestras, Orchestre de Paris, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Montreal, Vancouver, Toronto, Baltimore and Houston Symphonies, as well as the Los Angeles and St. Paul Chamber Orchestras. Recent opera performances include the Royal Opera, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the National Arts Center Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Ms. Platts appears on recent Naxos releases La Tragédie de Salomé and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde (chamber version). She has also recorded the full version of Das Lied von der Erde, the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, and Lieder of Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms on the ATMA label.

In 2021, she pursued her love of baking and wrote a cook book Aria Ready for Dessert? –A Musician Takes Center Stage in the Kitchen. She also started a food blog called Baking, Bits & Bobs. www.bakingbitsandbobs.com