Susanna Phillips

Soprano Susanna Phillips returns to the Metropolitan Opera in 2019–20 for her twelfth consecutive season, appearing as the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Musetta in La Bohème, and the title role of Janáček’s Kát'a Kabanová. Additionally, she returns to Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in the title role of Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah. Ms. Phillips will sing Handel’s Messiah with the Philadelphia Orchestra and John Adams’s El Niño with the Houston Symphony. In the 2018–19 season, Ms. Phillips sang the roles of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Musetta in La Bohème, and made her role debut as Micaela in Carmen, all at the Metropolitan Opera. Concert appearances in previous seasons include engagements with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Phillips recently paired with bass-baritone Eric Owens for a recital of music by Schubert, which they have also taken on tour with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Gilmore Festival, and Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. A native of Huntsville, AL, she made her San Francisco Symphony debut in 2012.

(September 2019)