* born in Germany.
In 2018, Susan Zarrabi made her debut at Bayerische Staatsoper, in November 2019 she will sing Cherubino in a new production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at Theater Bielefeld. In 2016, the mezzo-soprano made her professional debut singing Gianetta in a new production of Donizetti’s L’ elisir d’amore at Theater Augsburg and has since sung Giacinta in a version of Mozart’s La finta semplice with Kammeroper München at Munich’s Nymphenburg Palace and Cuvilliéstheater as well as Stadttheater Aschaffenburg.
As a concert soloist, Susan Zarrabi performed in masses and oratorios, including Bach’s b-minor-Mass, Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, Beethoven’s Mass in C, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Paulus, Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Requiem as well as Vivaldi’s Glorai. In 2020, she will sing Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.
In 2017, the mezzo-soprano made her Mozartfest Würzburg debut, accompanied by Bamberger Symphoniker under the baton of Juraj Valčuha. Susan Zarrabi also performed with Münchner Symphoniker and made her debut with Munich’s Rundfunkorchester in the concert series “Paradisi Gloria”, singing Sara in Dove’s Tobias and the Angel under the baton of Ulf Schirmer in 2016.
In 2018, Susan Zarrabi has sung Mahler lieder at 3rd Gustav Mahler Festival 2018 in Steinbach am Attersee. In 2016 and 2017, Susan Zarrabi has been holding a scholarship at the Lied Academy of the International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling, in 2018 at Schubertiade Schwarzenberg.
Erster Preis – Liedgestaltung: 28. Wettbewerb des Musikpreis des Kulturkreis Gasteig e.V., München, 2019