About Susanna Phillips:
Susanna Phillips is an American opera singer who has sung leading lyric soprano roles at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera, the Metropolitan Opera as well as internationally. She won First Prize in the women's division and the People's Choice Prize at the Operalia International Opera Competition in 2005 and in 2010 received the Metropolitan Opera's Beverly Sills Award. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Phillips co-founded Twickenham Fest, a week-long chamber music festival that takes place Huntsville.
When you go to a show on opening night, or even the second performance, it is at the very beginning of what it will become. By the end of this run, the show will actually be what it is intended to be.Susanna Phillips
As a young singer, you have to get experience somehow, to try things out and grow as a singer. They way you do that is by going through the ranks and singing at companies like Opera Birmingham. It's a perfect place to foster a career.Susanna Phillips
Sometimes, going to see one opera is hard because you don't know the genre. Good opera is like good wine. There are so many varieties, and it helps to inform you about what you like when you see a lot.Susanna Phillips