Susan Flannery was born in Australia and obtained her B.A. (Mus) from the Canberra School of Music. Before coming to Britain she gave several broadcast recitals for the ABC and worked extensively in the field of contemporary music as well as making numerous concert and oratorio appearances.
In 1977 she commenced studies at the London Opera Centre under Otakar Kraus and made her debut as Maurya in Rulers To The Sea. She has subsequently appeared on the concert and operatic platforms in Holland, Germany, Belgium and Italy as well as in Britain.
Her recent roles have included Lucretia in The Rape Of Lucretia, Charlotte in Werther, the Composer in Ariadne Auf Naxos, Ameris in Aida and Carmen.
Susan’s work in musicals includes A Little Night Music and Company and in the West End her credits include On The Twentieth Century at Her Majesty’s and Oklahoma! at the Palace Theatre.
Susan has also provided off-stage vocals for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical, Cats at the New London Theatre.