IntroductionPortuguese soprano Susana Gaspar joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in September 2011 and represented Portugal in the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.
She made her Royal Opera House, Covent Garden debut as Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro, followed by Ceprano’s Wife Rigoletto; Giannetta L’elisir d’amore; First Innocent Minotaur; Papagena Die Zauberflöte and Voice from Heaven Don Carlo. Other roles include Serpina La serva padrone, Mimì La bohème for British Youth Opera, Josephine Comedy on the Bridge, Dircea/Mochila No esculto la deidad e Iphigenia en tracia, title role The Little Prince and Euridice Orfeo ed Euridice. She also appears regularly in concert and recital, at St Martin in the Fields, St Olave’s Church, Winchester, Cambridge, Lisbon (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Centro Cultural de Belém), France, Zürich, Malaysia and Mexico.
She recorded Les Nuits d’été and Aurore Le Portrait de Manon for the Opus Arte label.
Highlights include a concert performance of Rigoletto with the London Symphony Orchestra under Noseda; a recording of Mendelssohn song with Malcolm Martineau and Mimi for Grange Park Opera.