Susan began her vocal tuition in Bristol with Margaret Thomas and moved to London to study at Trinity College of Music to post-graduate level.
She worked extensively with Opera Minima as a performer, workshop leader and director for over ten years while she retrained as a contralto with renowned singing teacher Susan McCulloch.
In 2009 Susan was cast as Little Buttercup (HMS Pinafore) with Opera della Luna and Marcellina (Le Nozze Di Figaro) with Longborough Festival Opera receiving excellent reviews for both productions and kick-starting her career as a performer.
Susan continued developing her Gilbert & Sullivan roles with Charles Court Opera playing first Cousin Hebe and then Little Buttercup (HMS Pinafore), as well as Pitti-Sing and then Katisha (The Mikado) in the following season.
She began her long association with English Touring Opera in 2011 covering the role of Filipyevna (Eugene Onegin). She has performed several roles in new operas by Russell Hepplewhite & Tim Yealland including creating the roles of Valentina (Laika the Spacedog), Mrs Plumpster (Borka) & Milly (Silver Electra). On the main stage she has performed Third Lady (The Magic Flute) & Lady Jane (Patience).
Recent roles include: Mistress Quickly for Opera Bohemia (Scottish Tour), Mrs. Herring for Halifax Opera Festival (Nova Scotia, Canada), Mrs, Caution for The Arnold Festival, and Marcellina (Le Nozze Di Figaro) at Kilden Theatre, Norway for Pop Up Opera.
Lady Jane - Patience - Grims Dyke Opera - 2019
Old Woman/Headteacher - Waxwings - ETO - 2019 (Luxembourg)
Mrs. Caution - The Dancing Master - The Arnold Festival - 2018
Mistress Quickly - Falstaff - Opera Bohemia - 2018
Mrs Herring - Albert Herring - Halifax Opera Festival, Nova Scotia, Canada - 2017
Milly - Silver Electra - World Premier - ETO Spring Tour - 2017
Lady Jane - Patience - ETO Spring Tour - 2017
Marcellina - Le Nozze di Figaro - Pop Up Opera/Kilden Theatre - 2016
Valentina - Laika the Spacedog - ETO - 2016
Mrs. Aesop - A Sting in the Tail - World Premier - ETO - 2015
Old Woman/Headteacher - Waxwings - ETO - 2015 (Luxembourg)
Popova - The Bear - Opera Minima - 2014
Ericlea - The Return Of Ulysses - Early Opera Company/Iford Arts - 2014
Lady Alice - Edenbridge - World Premier - ETO - 2014
3rd Lady - The Magic Flute - ETO - 2014
Mrs. Plumpster/Ferdinand - Borka - World Premier - ETO - 2014
Beetle - Paul Bunyan (OLIVIER AWARD) - ETO - 2014
Ariel - Offshore - World Premier - ETO 2013
Valentina - Laika in Lambeth - World Premier - ETO 2013
Valentina - Laika the Spacedog - World Premier - ETO - 2013
Suzuki - Madam Butterfly - Opera Brava - 2013
Filipyevna (cover) - Eugene Onegin - ETO - 2012
Suzuki - Madam Butterfly - Opera Brava - 2012
Mrs. Herring (cover) - Albert Herring - ETO - 2012
Katisha - Mikado - Charles Court Opera - 2012
Widow Browe - Peter the Great - Opera South - 2011
Mrs. Partlet - The Sorcerer - Opera della Luna - 2011
Florence Pike - Albert Herring - Surrey Opera - 2011
Pitti-Sing - Mikado - Charles Court Opera - 2011
Buttercup - HMS Pinafore - Charles Court Opera - 2011
Lady Sangazure - The Sorcerer - NOMADS - 2011
Cousin Hebe - HMS Pinafore - Charles Court Opera - 2010
Mrs. Partlet - The Sorcerer - Opera della Luna - 2010
Buttercup - HMS Pinafore - Opera della Luna - 2009
Marcellina - Le Nozze di Figaro - Longborough Festival Opera - 2009
RECITAL SERIES: *Script by Susan Moore
Handel at Hampton Court - with Robin Walker (harpsichord) - 2017
Something Childish... - with pianist & composer Russell Hepplewhite - 2015
What is Life?* - with pianist Nicholas Bosworth - 2012, 2013 & 2015
Songs of Nature - with pianist Nicholas Bosworth - 2007
A Woman's Life & Love - with pianist John Flinders - 2005
A Charm of Lullabies - with pianist John Flinders - 2004