2013 Music Prize

Susanna Stern

Jury motivation: ”Susanna made her debut at the Royal Swedish opera in 2009 as Amor in Mats Ek’s production of Orpheus and Eurydice. Since then, she has appeared in roles such as Romilda in Xerxes, Norina in Don Pasquale, the Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute and the Countess in the Marriage of Figaro, all on the same stage.”

About Susanna Stern

Susanna graduated from the opera programme at Stockholm University of the Arts in 2009. Already during her studies, she made her debut at Folkoperan as Ännchen in Der Freischutz and sang Flaminia in Haydn’s the World on the Moon. She has also performed roles such as Susanna in the Marriage of Figaro and Despina in Cosi fan Tutte. In the summer of 2010, she could be seen in the role of Zerlina in Don Giovanni at Drottningholm, which was also broadcast on Swedish national public television.

As a concert singer, Susanna has performed works such as Händel’s Messiah, Haydn’s the Creation, Mozart’s Requiem, Coronation Mass and Great Mass in C Minor, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Brahm’s Ein Deutsches Requiem.

Susanna Stern was awarded Jenny Lind Scholarship in 2008. She has also been awarded scholarships from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Friends of Drottningsholm’s Theatre, and the Anders Sandrews Foundation.