In the 2013/14 Season British soprano Susanna Hurrell makes her Royal Opera debut, singing Erisbe in The Royal Opera's production of L'Ormindo at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe.
Hurrell was born in London and trained at the Royal College of Music with Patricia Rozario and at the National Opera Studio with Jeffrey Talbot. For the London Handel Festival she has sung roles including the title role in Rodelinda, Rossane (Alessandro) and Amarilli (Il pastor fido). Other roles have included Rose Maurrant (Street Scene) with The Opera Group, Maid (The Crocodile) for Grimeborn Festival and Serpetta (La finta giardiniera) for Opera de Baugé.
Hurrell sings regularly in concert, her engagements including Messiah with the English Chamber Orchestra, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with Oxford Philomusica and the world premiere of David Oppenheimer's Deborah with the Southbank Sinfonia.