winning the National Mozart Singing Competition in the UK, Susan Legg
has enjoyed a flourishing international career that has taken her to
major concert venues around the world. She is regularly broadcast on
BBC Radio 3 and has recorded Bach arias for Norwegian Radio. Her lyric
mezzo soprano has received praise from the legendary mezzo Christa
Ludwig and her disc of Lutoslawski chamber music for ASV with award-winning pianist Ann Martin-Davis received great acclaim.
'A vibrant, rich mezzo voice'
'A rich mezzo quality that is naturally
Rachmaninov Celebration, Purcell Room, London
Edward Bhesania, Musical Opinion
On March 19th Susan is excited to join forces with Nottingham Harmonic Choir and Philharmonic Orchestra for a performance of Verdi's iconic Requiem with conductor Richard Laing in the Albert Hall, Nottingham
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On March 10th Susan joined the fabulous pianist Ann Martin-Davis for a lunchtime concert at Warwick Arts Centre, exploring the music of Francis Poulenc. With her pianist's head on she performed the Sonata for Four Hands with Ann as well as singing the song-cycle Le Bestiaire and the ravishing setting of Louis Aragon, "C."
Februrary 2020 Susan featured on ITV's flagship drama Endeavour in series 7 as the opera
diva lead Angelica in Matthew Slater's opera La Sposa Del Demonio. She recorded the
soundtrack with the London Metropolitan Orchestra.
At the start of the 2021 Lockdown, Susan wrote and performed the song Hold on Tight recorded with Guy Fletcher from Dire Straits, and Caroline Dale (cello) raising money for NHS Charities Together.
The single is available on itunes and proceeds go to the NHS: - Hold on Tight
Lockdown proved busier than expected with studio recordings of Project Cars 3, Fast and Furious Crossroads as well as singing solo vocals for two Runescape trailers.
In October 2021 Susan won the 3 Coro Universitario Sant Yago Choral Composition Composition for her choral work Terra qui floreix which was awarded first prize for the best work in the Valencian language.
Also in October 2021 Susan returned to the concert platform after Lockdown for
Mozart's Requiem and Beethoven's Choral Fantasia with Ashtead Choral
Society under the baton of Andrew Storey in Epsom.
"The vocal quartet of Lucy Cox, Susan Legg, Ed Saklatvala and James Oldfield were all on top of their game."
- The Warrior
In November Susan performed Mozart's Requiem and Vesperae solennes de confessore at Cadogan Hall,
returning to sing with Goldsmith's Choral Union in a special concert
celebrating conductor Brian Wright's 50 years at the helm!
November also saw her returning to Dorchester Abbey to sing with Benson Choral Society and conductor Richard Laing in
Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
On February 5th, 2022 Susan will sing the mezzo role in Mendelssohn's Elijah in Dorking Halls with Ashtead Choral Society and Kent Sinfonia, celebrating the choir's 70th anniversary. Click for information.
Susan recorded and co-composed the soundtrack with composer Stephen
Baysted for the feature film ‘The Impressionists’
(‘dazzling’ Sydney Arts Guide)
which played in cinemas worldwide. The soundtrack was recorded at Air
Edel Studios with soprano Louise Walsh and pianist Jonathan Plowright
Buy the album on itunes here
Susan Legg and pianist Ann Martin-Davis feature on the score to Phil Grabsky's feature documentary film Renoir: Revered and Reviled. As well as original music by Stephen Baysted, they perform vocal and piano solos by Ravel, Debussy, Poulenc and Mompou.
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The release of the million-selling number one game Project CARS
in which Susan is featured vocal soloist has been collecting rave
reviews since its release.
Project CARS original soundtrack
A hugely enjoyable collaboration in 2015 with composer Laurie
Dunkin-Wedd saw the recording of his musique concrète score Brancusi for solo mezzo and industrial sounds which features on his new CD Lorelei.
Susan recorded the score to the forthcoming AAA
game: Project Cars at Air Edel
Opera arias and duets with Soprano Louise Walsh in Watergate Theatre, Ireland.