Portrait of Susan Bullock:: ENO1819 Ripper:

Susan Bullock


Susan Bullock’s international acclaim in the operas of Strauss and Wagner has led her to collaborate with some of the world’s leading conductors including Fabio Luisi, Semyon Bychkov, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Mark Elder and Edo de Waart.

Previously for ENO: Elizabeth Stride Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel

Upcoming for ENO: The Magic Flute

Career Highlights

Susan’s unique position as one of the world’s most sought-after British dramatic sopranos was recognised by the award of a CBE in June 2014. In recent seasons, she has extended her repertoire to include new roles such as Kostelnička Jenůfa (Grange Park Opera), Minnie The Girl of the Golden West (ENO), both Gertrude and The Witch Hänsel und Gretel (Opera North) and Mrs Lovett Sweeney Todd (Houston Grand Opera).

Following her debut as Mother in Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Greek at the Edinburgh International Festival last season, she reprised this role at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, this season. She recently debuted as Klytaemnestra Elektra (Canadian Opera Company) under Johannes Debus and will return to Grange Park Opera in Hänsel und Gretel. In recital she returns to Wigmore Hall in their Late Night series with pianist Richard Sisson.

Last updated: 15th November 2023

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