Dublin-born soprano Susie Gibbons graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music, London, with a Master of Performance as a Sussex Scholar in 2021.
Susie recently made her debut with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra as a finalist in Opera Festival Scotland’s inaugural Young Artist Singing Competition. The 22/23 season will see Susie make her debut as Fiordiligi in Cosí fan Tutte with Random Opera Company and she will perform a solo recital in the National Concert Hall, Dublin. For the 21/22 season Susie joined the English National Opera Chorus for their production of The Handmaid’s Tale in April 2022. Susie was also an Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera performing in the chorus for Cosí fan Tutte and Rusalka.
Susie has performed the roles of Dido (Dido and Aeneas; Smock Alley Theatre) and The Sleeping Queen (The Sleeping Queen by William Balfe; Blackwater Valley Opera Festival; Mananan International Festival) . For scenes, she has performed the roles of Fiordiligi (RCM; British Youth Opera), Bella (RCM), Aricie (RCM), Héro (TU Dublin) and Poppea (TU Dublin). Susie has also participated in masterclasses with Dame Ann Murray, Celine Byrne and Tara Erraught.
Susie was a semi-finalist in the Singers Royal Overseas League competition in 2022 and is the winner of the Bernadette Greevy Bursary and Mahler Prize, presented by the National Concert Hall, Dublin in 2019. Having originally studied psychology at University College Dublin Susie turned her attention to her singing studies in 2016 and enrolled as a part-time student in the TU Dublin Conservatory of Music.
Susie lives in London and teaches singing alongside her performing career.