Susanna Uher Jiménez  is an accomplished artist in both
opera and concert.  Since moving back to the Bay Area in
2001, Susanna has performed with Opera San José as
Mary
Warren
(The Crucible), Adele (Die Fledermaus) and Second
Lady
(The Magic Flute).  Susanna has also performed Violetta
(La Traviata), Despina (Così fan tutte) and Rosalinda (Die
Fledermaus) with Mission City Opera,
Hannah (The Merry
Widow) with Lyric Theatre of San Jose, and
Gretel (Hansel &
Gretel) with Apollo Touring Company, Festival Opera Walnut
Creek Guild, and Golden Gate Opera.  
  Susanna first stepped out on to the American opera scene
at age 21 when she made her
American debut with Arizona
Opera singing Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) and Echo (Ariadne
auf Naxos.)  Shortly thereafter, she made her international
debut in Rome, Italy as
Norina (Don Pasquale.)
  Equally at home on the concert stage, Susanna has coached and performed art songs with Marilyn
Horne and Warren Jones.  She was featured in concert at the Boston Hatch Shell sponsored by Boston’
s classical radio station WCRB, and also for the International Convention of Libraries held at the
Boston State House.  As a guest artist Susanna has performed with various orchestras and churches in
California, Virginia and Boston.  Recently, Susanna was soprano soloist for Mozart’s Requiem in
Berkeley, and soprano soloist for Schubert’s Mass in G for Boston’s famed King’s Chapel Music Series
directed by Daniel Pinkham.  
  Susanna has received several awards and scholarships, and has won and placed in numerous
competitions including The Florida Grand Opera Vocal Competition, The MacAllister Awards
Competition, The Rosa Ponselle International Vocal Competition, and The NATS Vocal Competition.  
She was a Young Artist at Music Academy of the West and received a Bachelor of Music from
University of the Pacific, and a Master of Music from New England Conservatory both in Vocal
Performance.
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Other favorite roles she has performed include: Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro), Musetta (La
Bohème),
Rita (Donizetti’s Rita), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Elisetta (Le
Matrimonio Segreto),
Dalinda (Ariodante), Geraldine (A Hand of Bridge), and Susanna (Wolf - Ferrari’s
Il Segreto di Susanna.)
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