Sue Braatvedt

Sue appeared as solo artist in all the major centres in South Africa, in Boston and New York City (U.S.A), in New Zealand, and in Australia. She has sung over 40 operatic roles and she has performed as a soloist in numerous concerts and oratorios. In South Africa Sue was a contracted solo artist for many years, during which time she was awarded the Nederburg Prize for Opera for her performance of ‘Amneris’ in AIDA, and the Vita Award for Opera for ‘Maddalena’ in RIGOLETTO. Her name has appeared in the Who’s Who of Southern Africa annually since 1986.


In Australia Sue has performed for Opera Australia, Opera South Australia, Opera Queensland, Melbourne Opera, Melbourne City Opera and Melbourne Lyric Opera. Some operatic highlights include ‘Azucena’ in IL TROVATORE, the title role of CARMEN, ‘Dorabella’ in COSI FAN TUTTE, Olga’ in EUGENE ONEGIN, and ‘Madame Flora’ in THE MEDIUM. In 2008 Sue was nominated for a GREEN ROOM AWARD for her role as ‘The Princess’ in SUOR ANGELICA for Melbourne Opera.