Artist Spotlight: Conductor Susan Morton

Susan Morton, Conductor and Pianist

Susan Morton, conductor, coach, pianist, linguist, long associated with Italian language and culture, will be joining OCB to conduct La Clemenza Di Tito on November 12, 2016. Susan is the Director/Founder of Sing Through Central at the Metropolitan Opera Guild and Festa Lirica Italiana in Italy, a role study and language seminar. She has spent ten summers with the award-winning Opera Festival di Roma. Her US credits include: New York City Opera, Glimmerglass Opera. Posts at Hofstra University, Florida State University, Westminster Choir College, Manhattan School of Music, Opera Colorado, Connecticut Opera, Sarasota Opera, Indianapolis Opera, Martina Arroyo Foundation, Augusta Opera. She maintains a busy studio in New York City.

 

How did you get into Opera?

Played for singers

 

How do you relax when not on stage?

Scuba

 

Do you have any advice for other singers?

Learn your languages and style

 


What/who is your favorite opera and composer? Why?

Too hard to say

 

What other music do you listen to?

rock, fado,chamber music

 

Do you read books/watch movies to prepare for a role?

Of course, everything I can get my hands on.

 

How do you balance a career with a life offstage?

What life offstage?

 

How do you unwind after singing?

Food, drink and rest

 

The dreaded question: Have you ever appeared in Phantom of the Opera?
There is not enough money in the world to induce me to do this.

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Opera Company of Brooklyn Presents: La Clemenza Di Tito on Saturday, November 12 from 7 PM to 9:45 PM at 600 W 218th Street, 1 G, NY, NY 10034. Tickets are a suggested donation of $20 in advance, $40 day of and can be reserved online here. For more information about the production and cast, click here.

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