Susanne Resmark
Mezzo-soprano

Combining crystal-clear diction with beauty of sound, Susanne Resmark is one of the world’s leading dramatic mezzo-sopranos.

Contacts

Shirley Thomson +44 (0)20 3725 9173
Catherine Znak +44 (0)20 3725 9105

Biography

Considered one of the world’s leading dramatic mezzo-sopranos, Susanne Resmark has worked in many major theatres around the world and with many of the world’s leading conductors including Herbert Blomstedt, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Semyon Bychkov, Michael Schønwandt, Valery Gergiev, Kent Nagano and Michael Boder.

Recent performances include a return to The Metropolitan Opera as Ragonde (Le comte Ory), a repeat of her success as Mère Marie (Dialogues des Carmélites) at Bayerische Staatsoper under Kent Nagano and a highly successful debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Mistress Quickly, under Mark Elder.

Highlights of the current season include Mistress Quickly (Falstaff) for

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Considered one of the world’s leading dramatic mezzo-sopranos, Susanne Resmark has worked in many major theatres around the world and with many of the world’s leading conductors including Herbert Blomstedt, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Semyon Bychkov, Michael Schønwandt, Valery Gergiev, Kent Nagano and Michael Boder.

Recent performances include a return to The Metropolitan Opera as Ragonde (Le comte Ory), a repeat of her success as Mère Marie (Dialogues des Carmélites) at Bayerische Staatsoper under Kent Nagano and a highly successful debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Mistress Quickly, under Mark Elder.

Highlights of the current season include Mistress Quickly (Falstaff) for Bayerische Staatsoper under Asher Fisch and the Witch (Hansel und Gretel) for Goteborgs Operan. Concert appearances include Elgar’s Sea Pictures with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Lan Shui.

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Shirley Thomson +44 (0)20 3725 9173
Catherine Znak +44 (0)20 3725 9105

Reviews

"There are formidable Glyndebourne debuts here too, [including] a basso profundo of a Land Army Mistress Quickly in the stentorian yet agile and nuanced singing of Susanne Resmark."  (Hilary Finch, The Times, May 2013)

"For the first time, Resmark has taken on a dramatic soprano role. She sang the part quite naturally, with a strong high register without shrillness or wobble, a voice capable of rising above the full choir and orchestra in the Easter refrain." (Cavalleria Rusticana, Det Kongelige Theater - ConcertoNet, December 2011)

"The whole cast was strong, including Susanne Resmark, a warm, dark-hued Swedish mezzo-soprano, in her Met debut as Ragonde." (Anthony Tommasini, The New York

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"There are formidable Glyndebourne debuts here too, [including] a basso profundo of a Land Army Mistress Quickly in the stentorian yet agile and nuanced singing of Susanne Resmark."  (Hilary Finch, The Times, May 2013)

"For the first time, Resmark has taken on a dramatic soprano role. She sang the part quite naturally, with a strong high register without shrillness or wobble, a voice capable of rising above the full choir and orchestra in the Easter refrain." (Cavalleria Rusticana, Det Kongelige Theater - ConcertoNet, December 2011)

"The whole cast was strong, including Susanne Resmark, a warm, dark-hued Swedish mezzo-soprano, in her Met debut as Ragonde." (Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times, March 2011)

"Voices of Wagnerian proportions are required in the later scenes – and Susanne Resmark does not fail to hurl her voice over the orchestra pit as if the notes were fiery comets falling on the Earth." (Classical.net)

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