American Soprano, Susan Consoli has led an active and versatile career throughout the United States and abroad from Bach to Harbison to Gershwin. Ms. Consoli’s first solo was in 3rd grade, and has been making music ever since.
Many thanks to conductors Grant Llewellyn, Paul Goodwin, Harry Christophers, Bruno Weil, Laurence Cummings, Odaline (Chachi) de la Martinez, David Angus, John Finney, William Jon Gray, Craig Smith, Michael Beattie, David Alan Miller, Tom Hall, David Carrier, Kevin Leong, Daniel Perkins, Donald Teeters, David Hodgkins, Melinda O’Neil, Christopher Shepard, Jerome Laszloffy, Holly Krafka, Robert Duff, Peter Bagley, Pamela Mindell, Gerald Mack, Andrew Clark, Andrew Megill, John Harbison, Steven Karidoyanes, Lisa Graham, John Erhlich, William Cutter, Jonathan Barnhart, Michael Driscoll and Paul Phillips.
Additional collaborators include directors/choreographers/composers Chen Shi-Zheng, Tero Saarinen, Anne Azema, Joel Cohen, Betsi Graves, Carson Cooman, Euan Tait, Peter Child, David Patterson and John Harbison (Boston premiere) A Clear Midnight and Vocalism.
Festivals include: Festival CLASSIQUE au vert, Boston Early Music Festival, Movimentos Internationales TanzFestival, LAOKOON Festival, Ribeauvillé Festival de Musique Ancienne, Carmel Bach Festival, Rome Opera Festival, Great Waters Music Festival, Nantucket Arts Festival. Appearances with Boston Camerata & Tero Saarinen Dance Company include: Borrowed Light in Paris Théâtre National de Chaillot, Berlin, Hamburg, Wolfsburg, Oulu, Tampere, An American Vocalist, Saw ye my hero in Paris, Travellin’ Home in Ribeauvillé. Ms. Consoli made her Carnegie Hall debut performing Handel Messiah under the direction of Christopher Shepard. Ms. Consoli’s Emmanuel Music highlights include: Beethoven Ah perfido!, Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito, Handel Apollo e Dafne, Bach Mass in B Minor, Handel Alexander's Feast, Bach Phoebus and Pan with Urbanity Dance, Bach St. Mark Passion, Bach St. Matthew Passion and over fifty Bach cantatas. Ms. Consoli was the Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow for the 2010-2011 season. Ms. Consoli’s recordings include Handel & Haydn Society All is Bright Avie Records and David Patterson Loon’s Tail Flashing Albany Records. Ms. Consoli resides north of Boston with her husband, Ryan Turner, their two children and sweet puppy. This marks Ms. Consoli’s 19th season with Emmanuel Music. Thank you to all my colleagues here on stage and beyond for all the musical memories.