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Opera Moderne (New York and company debut)

George Crumb’s “Ancient Voices of Children”

August 2011 “George Crumb's georgeous "Ancient Voices of Children", ... was the concert's highlight... The work's mezzo-soprano... moves from keening vocalize and ghostly lyricism” – The New York Times, “Chadwick’s technique appeared to be made of nothing but musicianship, with meaning behind each eerie vocalise and declamation” – Thousand Fold

Washington National Opera

Jerome Kern's "Showboat"

Mother Superior

Lyric Opera of Baltimore (debut)

Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata”


November 2011

Austin Symphony Orchestra (debut)

Giuseppe Verdi's "Messa da Requiem"

Mezzo-Soprano Soloist

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (debut)

J. S. Bach's “Cantata No. 60”

Alto Soloist

Landon Symphonette (debut)

G. F. Händel’s “Messiah” (December, 2010) & Concert (January, 2011)

Alto Soloist

WSCL “Celebration of Music” (debut, concert and radio broadcasts)

Concert-ending Soloist

Baltimore Opera Company

10 staged roles, (8-mainstage, 2-Artscape,),

Amici Opera (Philadelphia)

Pietro Mascagni's "Cavalleria rusticana"


AGMA Relief Fund Concert with Washington National Opera Chorus

Santuzza in Ineggiamo Chorus, “Cavalleria Rusticana” by Pietro Mascagni

Concert-ending Soloist

January 2010



La Traviata – Giuseppe Verdi

Lyric Opera of Baltimore, mainstage

Jade Boucher

Dead Man Walking – Jake Heggie

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage

“Suzanne S. Chadwick, … offered dynamic voices and effective characterizations.” – The Sun

Mother Superior

Showboat - Jerome Kern

Washington National Opera


I Puritani – Vincenzo

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage

“Suzanne S. Chadwick (Enrichetta), … also turned in fine performances” – The Washington Post


Prodaná nevěsta – Bedřich Smetana

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage

Dritte Magd

Elektra - Richard Strauss

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage


Lakmé – Léo Delibes

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage


Rigoletto – Giuseppe Verdi

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage


La Fanciulla del West – Giacomo Puccini

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage


Cavalleria rusticana - Pietro Mascagni

Amici Opera


Turandot – Giacomo Puccini

Baltimore Opera Company, mainstage


Un Ballo in Maschera - Giuseppe Verdi

Amici Opera


Queen of Spades -Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Amici Opera

Second Daughter

Beauty and the Beast - Vittorio Giannini

Baltimore Opera Company, Artscape

Jenny Carr

The Village Singer - Stephen Paulus

Baltimore Opera Company, Artscape


Mikado - Sir Arthur Sullivan

Maryland Lyric Opera Company


Kismet - Based on the music of Alexander Borodin

Baltimore Actors' Theater (Oregon Ridge)

This Kismet has several of the loveliest voices we've ever heard in any BAT production. This is especially true of Suzanne Chadwick ..." - The Jeffersonian

Cousin Hebe

H. M. S. Pinafore - Sir Arthur Sullivan

Young Victorian Theater Company

"Worthy of special mention was the "Cousin Hebe by Susan Simon, a minor (Rash Field Theater, Baltimore , MD) role but handled with insight." - Baltimore Evening Sun


Dido and Aeneus - Henry Purcell

Peabody Opera

Mrs. Herring (‘Mum’)

Albert Herring - Benjamin Britten

Peabody Opera


Le Nozze di Figaro - W. A. Mozart

Peabody Opera

Meg Page

Falstaff - Giuseppe Verdi

Peabody Opera

Second Lady

Die Zauberflöte - W. A. Mozart

Peabody Opera

Squirrel & Shepherd

L'enfant et les sourtileges - Claude Debussy

Peabody Opera


Beatrice di Tenda – Vincenzo Bellini

Amici Opera (Debut)

The Mother

Mavra – Igor Stravinsky

Opera Vivente


Messa da Requiem - Giuseppe Verdi

Austin Symphony Orchestra

Chadwick shone brighter than the rest, her expressive tones adding just the right touch." - Austin American Statesman

Cantata No. 60 - J.S. Bach

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

"It was a spirited performance, with well-colored solos by … and mezzo-soprano Suzanne Chadwick…" - The Sun;

Messiah – G. F. Händel

Landon Symphonette

Vesperae Solennes de Confessore - W. A. Mozart

Baltimore's Bach Society

Lord Nelson Mass - F. J. Haydn

Baltimore's Bach Society

Cantata No. 11 - J. S. Bach

Baltimore's Bach Society

Magnificat - J.S. Bach

Baltimore’s Bach Society

Christmas Oratorio - J.S. Bach

Peabody Symphony

Magnificat - J. S. Bach

Peabody Symphony


Master of Music & Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance: Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
Master Classes: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf; Eleanor Stieber; Martin Katz; Joan Dornemann; Thomas Grubb; Hans Hotter
Vocal Mentors: Frederick Petrich; Wayne Conner; Mary Ruzicka; Flore Wend; Angelo Chiarelli; Sharon Lewis Burawa
Awards: Baltimore Music Club Competition, Opera Category; George M. Castelle Memorial Award; Clarence Beyers Award; The Henrietta R. Kern Memorial Scholarship; Wolve's Club Scholarship; and Peabody Scholarship.