The Casket Girl

The Casket Girl Trailer - Jubilee Opera 2019

Very proud to have been part of this incredible production. Walking in the footsteps of Benjamin Britten Jubilee Opera have been producing opera productions starring young people for over 30 years. THE CASKET GIRL was their first commission and this is the teaser trailer for the production, beautifully produced by Clare Bowskill. Libretto by Helen Eastman, Music by Russell Hepplewhite, MD Jack Ridley.

THE CASKET GIRL - Jubilee Opera

30 November 2019

Opera In Luxembourg

SEND Opera BIRDWATCHING (Luxembourg) or WAXWINGS (UK)

A very sweet, informal trailer from our recent performances at the Luxembourg Philharmonie of English Touring Opera’s WAXWINGS which is called BIRDWATCHING in Luxembourg.

05 July 2019

Turtle Song

Turtle Song at Warden’s Trust
Turtle Song at Warden’s Trust

A very exciting year ahead starting with:

Turtle Song workshops for people living with dementia and their carers at Wardens Trust, Suffolk

Waxwings, a SEND opera, for ETO in Luxembourg

Words, Music & Drama workshop with Mish Kelly & Alastair Chilvers

The Silverlake (Weill) performances for ETO & supporting Streetwise Opera performers who are joining the production in three venues on tour

Reprising the role of Valentina is Laika the Spacedog (opera for young people & families) ETO

Directing the world premier of Casket Girl for Jubilee Opera in Aldeburgh

Developing two projects for young people & family audiences for 2020/21

Phew!

25 April 2019

W11 Opera SHADOWTRACKS Trailer Now Online

W11 Opera SHADOWTRACKS Trailer

Very pleased to share the W11 Opera 2018 Production SHADOWTRACKS trailer with you. This was a great project to work on. W11 Opera is made up of a cast if 64 young people aged 9-18yrs, a professional creative/production team & incredible trustees & volunteers. A vert special company!

W11 Opera WEBSITE

13 March 2019

Falstaff Review

Fiona Mackenzie (Meg), Catriona Clark (Alice), Susan Moore (Quickly), Hazel McBain (Nannetta) - Opera Bohemia, Falstaff
Fiona Mackenzie (Meg), Catriona Clark (Alice), Susan Moore (Quickly), Hazel McBain (Nannetta) - Opera Bohemia, Falstaff

A great review for our recent Opera Bohemia Falstaff: OPERA BOHEMIA: Falstaff Review

08 September 2018

Trailer For THE PRICE

THE PRICE - W11 Opera 2016

I’ve finally got round to commissioning some trailers for my directing work. This is the first one. An extended W11 Opera THE PRICE trailer. More to come!

16 May 2018

Shackelton’s Cat At Snape Maltings

Andrew Glover as McNish
Andrew Glover as McNish

It was a real privaledge to see the Shackelton cast, band and crew in action at the Britten Studio, Snape Maltings. A gorgeous venue, a very special location and a fantastic performance of this exceptional piece. It really is such a thrill to work with this talented bunch!

24 April 2018

Magic Flute In Hastings

The Magic Flute - UK TOUR 2018
The Magic Flute - UK TOUR 2018

A lovely review for our most recent performance in Hastings!

The Magic Flute Review

20 March 2018

Handel & the Georgians at Hampton Court

Hampton Court Palace Festive Music Weekend
Hampton Court Palace Festive Music Weekend

Join Robin Walker and I as we explore Georgian Christmas traditions and music at the beautiful Hampton Court Palace this weekend.

HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVE MUSIC WEEKEND

14 December 2017

Music Theatre Cabaret

Halifax Opera Festival
Halifax Opera Festival

We had great fun performing our 'party pieces' for an evening of Musical Theatre last week. Here is my offering - THE BOY FROM... by a Stephen Sondheim.

03 August 2017

Mrs Herring - Halifax Opera Festival - Nova Scotia, Canada

Halifax Opera Festival
Halifax Opera Festival

Very pleased to be joining the cast of Benjamin Britten's Albert Herring with Halifax Opera Festival. I'm going to be performing the role of Mrs Herring in this wonderful piece.

14 July 2017

Reviews For Patience In Norwich

Susan Moore - Lady Jane in ETO PATIENCE, Norwich Theatre Royal
Susan Moore - Lady Jane in ETO PATIENCE, Norwich Theatre Royal

"Plainest of the lovesick maidens is The Lady Jane, sung tonight by understudy Susan Moore. You would not know this, as she delivers a masterpiece of comic timing and performance in this Contralto role, and receives warm applause for her efforts at the curtain call"

NORWICH EYE

"For this farewell performance, Susan Moore replaced Valerie Reid as the doughty Lady Jane. Her “rugged old bosom” harbours a splendid traditional contralto, and she makes a great job of her solo, accompanying herself not on a cello, but on a double bass whose generous curves echo her own"

MICHAEL GRAY

"Susan Moore making good use of her ample charms and matching contralto tones in the role of Lady Jane"

EASTERN DAILY PRESS

20 June 2017

Cutlass Crew

A real female pirate is at the centre of our 2017 commission CUTLASS CREW
A real female pirate is at the centre of our 2017 commission CUTLASS CREW

I am very excited to be starting the design process on the 2017 W11 Opera CUTLASS CREW based on the real life story of Lady Mary Killigrew. You can register to audition from the beginning of June and I will be sending out information about registering and the audition process in the next couple of weeks. Anyone between the ages of 9-18 can audition and we take as many applicants as we can. If you love singing, acting and dancing this is the company for you! We offer training as part of the rehearsal process in good vocal technique, stage craft and movement. Roles are allocated on merit so it doesn't matter if this is your first time on stage or you are really experienced, there are lots of opportunities for all.

27 May 2017

New CV on Spotlight

Spotlight Website
Spotlight Website

I am very pleased to include my new Spotlight CV below!

Susan Moore: SPOTLIGHT

20 May 2017

W11 Opera Summer Fundraiser

W11 Opera - THE PRICE - Susan Moore (Director)
W11 Opera - THE PRICE - Susan Moore (Director)

I will be performing a short programme SONGS OF THE SEA with company MD Philip Sunderland. Please join us and support the work of this wonderful company!

W11 Opera: SUMMER FUNDRAISER

20 May 2017

ETO Singing Workshop

Flyer for my Norwich workshop
Flyer for my Norwich workshop

Join me at THE ARC, City of Norwich School for a FREE workshop for English Touring Opera. I will be leading a session from 1-2pm for young people between 15 & 25 years who are thinking of joining the singing profession.

The workshop will consist of a group warm up, discussions about what it's like to be an opera singer, information about how to audition for music colleges and good audition technique. We'll also have literature to take away from all the major singing courses in the U.K.

To secure your place please email: daniel.coelho@englishtouringopera.org.uk

20 May 2017

SILVER ELECTRA

SILVER ELECTRA - a new opera about the fate of aviatrix Amelia Earhart
SILVER ELECTRA - a new opera about the fate of aviatrix Amelia Earhart

We've had an amazing two weeks rehearsing a new opera by Russell Hepplewhite and Tim Yealland and designed by Jude Munden for English Touring Opera. It's an amazing piece that explores Amelia's life through beautiful music, imaginative storytelling and an exquisite and ever-changing set. We mainly tour schools but you can catch us at:

Snape Maltings - Britten Studio 1st April

Wilton's Music Hall 4th & 5th April 2017

Curve, Leicestershire 13th April 2017

This really is new opera at its best - suitable for children but never childish. I'm very excited to share this beautiful work with thousands of young people all over the UK.

28 January 2017

The Price Is A Hit!

The Suffragettes - THE PRICE - W11 Opera
The Suffragettes - THE PRICE - W11 Opera

It's been such a rollercoaster ride but what a finale. The production was a smash and the cast did brilliantly! Very much looking forward to next year!

THE PRICE: W11 Opera 2016

13 December 2016