Susanne Gritschneder

Born in Munich, Susanne Gritschneder made her debut at Grand Théâtre de Genève in Prokofiev's L'Amour des trois oranges in 2011, singing Dryade in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos in 2010 accompanied by the Münchner Rundfunkorchester. In 2009 she was starring Principessa Zia in Puccini's Suor Angelica in Italy. Her opera debut took place at Theater Freiburg in 2005. In 2012/2013, she will join Theater St. Gallen singing a.o. Ramiro in Mozart's La finta giardiniera.
The contralto is a dedicated concert singer, her repertoire including Bach Cantatas, Berlioz' Les nuits d'eté, Britten's Michelangelo Sonnetts, Dvořák's Biblic Songs, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, Wagner's Wesendonck-Lieder. She sang Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Filharmonia Lódzka.
Susanne Gritschneder worked with conductors including Enrico Delamboye, Michael Jurowski and Ulf Schirmer. The recitalist performed at Heidelberger Frühling, Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Richard-Strauss-Festival Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Schubertiade Schwarzenberg.