Since 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'   
Opera Magazine



'A rich mezzo quality that is naturally


Rachmaninov Celebration, Purcell Room, London

Edward Bhesania, Musical Opinion











Susan Legg

Review info



8th JUNE
Art in the Nave, St Mary's Church, Hemel Hempstead, 8pm



Composer Professor Stephen Baysted and mezzo/pianist Susan Legg have collaborated with award-winning documentary film-maker Phil Grabsky to write four of the musical scores for his Exhibition on Screen films; Matisse; The Impressionists; Renoir: Revered and Reviled and I, Claude Monet. Susan will perform some of the original music from three of the the film scores as well as songs and piano music by Debussy, Ravel, Satie and Poulenc featured in the films. Stephen will discuss the compositional process with clips from the films and how the paintings inspired the music.
There will be a Q&A afterwards.

Doors open 7pm - Admission £20 includes free entry to the Art in the Nave Exhibition. Licensed bar open 7pm

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16th JUNE

Dorchester Abbey - Mozart's Mass in C Minor, 7.30pm

Benson Choral Society with conductor Christopher Walker

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Further dates coming soon



Susan's performances feature on composer Stephen Baysted's score to award-winning film-maker Phil Grabsky's latest film I, Claude Monet. The film is premiered in cinemas worldwide from 21st February, 2017. Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insights into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to Impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Click HERE to find a screening at a cinema near you.

1st APRIL, 7.30pm

St Michael's Church, Great Torrington (click HERE for map)

Susan joins fellow Singers Direct soloists and The Winkleigh Singers in a performance of Mozart's Requiem and Liszt's Via Crucis, conducted by Andrew Millington.

17th JUNE, 7.30pm 

St. Bartholomew's Church, Brighton

Susan is mezzo soloist in a performance of Mendelssohn's oratorio Elijah. Alan Vincent conducts Sussex Chorus and Kent Sinfonia.

Click HERE for ticket information

20-27th AUGUST

Susan rejoins AIMS Summer School as a vocal tutor.

AIMS International Music School run by tenor and Artistic Director Neil Jenkins offers a week of fantastic singing classes and performance opportunities, along with concerts and social events.

The historic Eastbourne College provides a beautiful backdrop for AIMS residential Summer School which will take place from 20 – 27 August 2017

Click HERE for more details.

more concert information for 2017 season to follow

Autumn Concert dates, 2016

3rd SEPTEMBER 2016, 7.45pm     Peter Irvine - 'Requiem'

Premiered in March 1998 with the composer conducting, Peter Irvine has now re-scored this work for smaller orchestra and will once again be at the helm for this new version with soprano soloist Lesley-Jane Rogers.

St Peter's, Dormer Place, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AA

12th NOVEMBER 2016, 7.30pm

Susan joins Lewisham Choral Society with Helen Meyerhoff (Soprano)
Mark Chaundy (Tenor) and Philip Tebb (Bass) with conductor Dan Ludford-Thomas in a programme of Schubert and Mozart at Great Hall, Goldsmiths, Lewisham Way SE14 6NW

Tickets: £15, £13 (concessions), £5 (full-time students), £2 (16 and under) are available from: 

or on the door

19th NOVEMBER 2016, 7.30pm    Elgar - Dream of Gerontius

Susan returns to Canterbury to sing Elgar's Angel with conductor Mark Deller and Ashford Choral Society and Mark Padmore singing the role of Gerontius.

Colyer-Fergusson Hall, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NB


26th NOVEMBER, 2016, 7.30pm    Verdi - Requiem

Susan joins soprano Elizabeth Roberts, tenor Mark Chaundy and bass Christopher Foster for a performance of Verdi's choral masterpiece with Benson Choral Society and conductor Christopher Walker.

Dorchester Abbey, High St, Dorchester on Thames OX10 7HH

Tickets: £20 & £15 (reserved) or £12 (unreserved)  will be available six weeks before the concert from: 01865 407395 or

Verdi Requiem

Latest news...

Susan Legg and pianist Ann Martin-Davis feature on the score to Phil Grabsky's latest 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.

The film is premiered in cinemas worldwide from 16th February 2016. Click HERE to find a screening at a cinema near you.

Renoir: Revered and Reviled

Spring Oratorios

19th MARCH

Susan looks forward to singing with Benson Choral Society again under the baton of Chris Walker in a performance of Bach's B Minor Mass in the splendid surroundings of Dorchester Abbey

24th APRIL

Susan has enjoyed a long and happy association with Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by Graham Jones and joins them again for Elgar's Dream of Gerontius in St Saviour’s Church

Susan recently 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

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 and a soundtrack album will be released shortly.

Hear Susan on Project Cars here

Project Cars

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.


On 25th July Susan is taking part in a special event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. In the stunning setting of the 15th Century house St. Mary's in Bramber, West Sussex, Susan will be joined by Dr Simon Lee, Susan Jameson, James Bolam, Terence Allbright and Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks.

For more information click here

In August Susan looks forward to joining some of the UK's finest vocal tutors and accompanists at AIMS International Summer School.

Looking ahead...

Autumn will see a busy diary of oratorio and concert engagments, including including Mozart's Requiem in Cadogan Hall with London Concert Choir and London Mozart Players. More information coming soon!

Looking back...

2015 Spring oratorios...


Beethoven's Choral Symphony

Susan joins St Albans Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Bjorn Bantock for

Beethoven's glorious Choral Symphony in the stunning setting of St Albans Abbey.

St Albans Cathedral


Beethoven's  Missa Solemnis

Historic Dorchester Abbey in Oxfordshire is the wonderful venue

for Benson Choral Society's performance of Beethoven's  Missa Solemnis,

conducted by Christopher Walker.


Tippett's A Child of Our Time

Susan will perform Tippett's masterpiece with conductor Mark Deller and Ashford Choral Society in the Colyer-Fergusson Hall at  the University of Kent, Canterbury.




The popular festive annual fixture Christmas Cracker - a celebration of festive readings, songs and

merriment - takes place again in the stunning 15th Century house St. Mary's, Bramber 

Susan Legg performs with Terence Allbright, Andrew Wicks, Simon Brett

and Susan Jameson

Ticket information here

Christmas Cracker lineup


Susan joins an illustrious team of performers for Beethoven's 9th Symphony at
Christ Church, Spitalfields.

For information and tickets click here

Beethoven 9, Camden


Handel's Messiah will be performed in the beautiful setting of Steyning, West Sussex
with Chanctonbury Chorus and orchestra. For further details click here


Susan recorded the score to the forthcoming AAA
video game: Project Cars at Air Edel Studios,
Air Edel recording             


Susan joins acclaimed soprano Louise Walsh for an evening of opera arias and duets in
Watergate Theatre, Ireland.

More information here

Watergate Theatre with pianist Aoife Hubbard             Louise Walsh and Susan Legg, Watergate Theatre


Susan Legg and Ann Martin-Davis featured on Michael Berkeley's  Radio 3 programme Private Passions,
performing music by Gabriel Jackson

5 JULY   Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle - Romsey Abbey

Romsey Choral Society

Rachel Nicholls (soprano)
Susan Legg (mezzo-soprano)
Peter Wilman (tenor)
Alex Ashworth (bass)
Richard Scott-Copland (harmonium)
Paul Provost (piano)

Jamie W Hall (conductor)

Tickets: Romsey Abbey Concerts
Concert Diary - Tickets and Directions

Romsey Abbey Concerts


Recent concerts

24 MAY  Haydn Nelson Mass 7.30pm - St Bartholomew's Church, Ann Street, Brighton

Sussex Chorus. Soloists: Elaine Tate, Susan Legg, Mark Curtis, Jack Holton
Musicians of All Saints.

Tickets: Tickets £15, concessions £12, students and children under 16 £5.
Tickets available from or 01273 912727, Dome Box Office 01273 709709

3 MAY   Handel Messiah. 7.30pm - Arundel Cathedral, West Sussex

Soloists: Catherine Hamilton, Susan Legg, Tom Robson, Colin Campbell
The Chichester Chorale
The University of Chichester Chamber Choir
Arthur Robson conductor
Tickets are £12 / £10 concessions and free for University of Chichester staff and students.
Tickets must be pre-booked or by calling 0844 8700 887

5 APRIL  Bach St John Passion. 7.30pm - St Mary’s Church, Horsham, West Sussex

St. Mary’s Church, The Causeway, Horsham RH12 1HE

Soloists: Lesley-Jane Rogers, Susan Legg, Neil Jenkins, Michael Bundy. Conductor: Stephen Hope.

Tickets are £14 and available on the door

27 APRIL   Verdi Requiem. 7.30pm - St Saviour's Church, South Street, Eastbourne BN21 4PA

Soloists: Alison Pearce, Susan Legg, Andrew Mackenzie-Wicks, Jozik Kotz. Conductor: Grahma Jones
Eastbourne Symphony Chorus, Eastbourne College Choral Society, Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra

25 January  BEETHOVEN MISSA SOLEMNIS in Durham Cathedral

For more information and tickets please visit:

Susan began 2014 in Air Studios  recording vocal solos for a AAA game which will soon be released.
She also joined the BBC Singers for their first live concert of the year, broadcast on Radio 3.

After a busy oratorio season before Christmas, Susan is looking forward to joining fellow soloists in
Mozart's Requiem in Chichester Cathedral in February, Verdi's Requiem with

Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra in April and Mendelssohn's St Paul with Sussex Chorus in May.


Susan records with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios



Susan spent a day in September at the historic 'Beatles' Studio 2 in Abbey Road Studios,

recording the vocal solos for a new track with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, in

collaboration with composers Stephen Baysted and Darren Leigh Purkiss for Audio Network

on a forthcoming trailer music album. The track is a powerful epic orchestral and choral work.



Susan recording in Abbey Road Studio 2




VERDI REQUIEM in Tonbridge School Chapel



23 NOVEMBER Susan returns as mezzo soloist with conductor Robin Morrish

and Tonbridge Philharmonic Society for Verdi’s choral masterpiece. For more

information and tickets please visit:


'Susan Legg produced perhaps the finest singing of the evening…a voice whose depth of colour and evenness of quality across the whole range made it ideally suited to Verdi's music.'   

Kent and Sussex Courier


December 14th - Susan joins Godalming Choral Society and conductor Michael Veazey to sing Elgar's Angel in Dream of Gerontius at Charterhouse School



Susan joined an illustrious team for Neil Jenkins' AIMS Summer School...


On September 7th Susan performed with distinguished viola player Christopher Wellington and pianist Alan Brown for a programme of French rarities in the stunning setting of St Mary's House in Bramber...


The Leggdavis duo featured in the following venues this Summer...


May 10th   Goodwood, West Sussex:


July 10th   Henley Festival:



July 16th-18th   Petworth Festival:



On July 28th, Susan joined Dame Felicity Lott and Neil Jenkins in Mozart's Requiem and C Minor Mass with conductor Stephen Hope and Sussex Festival Choir in Arundel Cathedral, West Sussex:


April proved a busy month for Susan. Stepping in at a moment’s notice, she joined conductor Chris Walker and Benson Choral Society to sing the role of the Angel in a ravishing performance of Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius in Dorchester Abbey.


Susan also appeared with West Sussex Philharmonic Choir and conductor Stephen Hope in Horsham for Mozart's Missa Brevis in D and Missa Brevis in Bb.


A few days later Susan joined acclaimed pianist Ann Martin-Davis for a recital tour of Mexico. For more info about the duo please visit:






























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