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After an eventful five years in Berlin, including the pandemic and a new addition to her family, Suzanne Rigden will now be based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. *New engagements to be announced soon.


February 10, 2023 @ 6:00pm for 6:30pm

Opera Valentine Fundraising Gala
Opera Nova Scotia
Italian-Canadian Cultural Association Club
2629 Agricola Street, Halifax, NS

February 18-28, 2023

Nachtigall (cover) in Die Vögel (The Birds) by Braunfels
Pacific Opera Victoria
Victoria, BC

May 26 @ 7pm & May 27 @ 2pm, 2023

Despina in Cosi fan tutte by Mozart
Opera Nova Scotia 
Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre
Halifax, NS
October 1, 2022
L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi by Laurence Jobidon
Musique 3 Femmes: "INCONNU" (a double bill of L'hiver attend beaucoup de moi and Plaything, featuring Kristen Hoff, mezzo, Suzanne Rigden, soprano, Rachel Krehm, soprano, and Jennifer Szeto, piano) 
Berlin, Germany
September 28, 29, 2022
L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi by Laurence Jobidon
Musique 3 Femmes: "INCONNU" 
ufaFabrik Internationales Kulturcentrum
Berlin, Germany

June 2020 

Mini-Concerts Santé
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, & Christianne Bélanger, mezzo
Various Outdoor Locations
Berlin, Germany

September 19, October 3 & 17 @ 8pm, 2019 

Soloist with The Berlin Orchestra
Main Hall, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche
10789 Berlin, Germany
September 11, 2019 
Mécénat Music & Concerts Noncerto Gala

Gala Mécénat Musica - iLove culture

Ensemble vocal Arts-Québec and Musique3Femmes

Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur
Montréal, QC
May 24 & 25, 2019 
The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan
Opera Nova Scotia, Tickets: ONS office @ (902) 425-8586 
Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax, NS
April 25, 27, May 3, 5, 2019
Countess Maritza by Emmerich Kálmán 
Pacific Opera Victoria
Royal Theatre, Victoria, BC


March 31, 2019, 2pm
Sunday Music in the Garden Room
Suzanne Rigden in recital with Tara Scott, piano
Acadia University
Wolfville, NS
March 23, 2019, 7:30pm 
Musique 3 Femmes, with the support of Tapestry Opera,
an evening of staged excerpts from winners
of this year’s Mécénat Musica Prix 3 Femmes
Ernest Balmer Studio, Tapestry Opera
Toronto, ON
March 19-23, 2019 
The Next Wave Workshop
Musique 3 Femmes in collaboration with Opera TO Collective 
Toronto, ON
March 19, 2019
Musique 3 Femmes: 
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, Kristin Hoff, mezzo, 
Jennifer Szeto, piano
Prix3Femmes Winners Compositions
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre, COC ​
Toronto, ON
March 6-8, 2019 
Musique 3 Femmes: Residency
Queen's University DAN School of Music
Kingston, ON
March 1-4, 2019 
Musique 3 Femmes: Residency
Mount Allison University Music Department
Sackville, NB
May 2018 
World Opera Forum
Performance at Pre-Conference Reception
Hosted by Canadian Ambassador to Spain, 
Matthew Levin and is wife Rosalba Imbrogno Levin
Official Residence, Madrid, Spain
May 25-26, 2018
La finta giardiniera by Mozart
Opera Nova Scotia
Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax, NS
March 24, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31, 2018
Svadba by Sokolovic 
Opéra de Montréal
Salle Principale, Espace Go, Montréal, QC
March 18, 2018
Festival de la Voix - Broadway in Beaconsfield
Christ Church Beaurepaire
Beaconsfield, QC

December 21 & 22, 2017
Mozart's Messiah
Symphony Nova Scotia
Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax, NS
November 16, 17, 18, 19, 2017
La soirée lyrique Consulaire
La soirée lyrique Bavaroise
La soirée Italienne
XXIV Gala des Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques
Le Théâtre Lyrichorégre
Montréal, QC
September 13, 2017
The NonOpera RR14, by Mathias Maute
Gala Concert by Concerts noncerto 
Celebrating the 375th Anniversary of Montreal
and the 150th Anniversary of the Canadian Federation
Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal, QC
July 12, 14, 16, 2017
Classical Cabaret to Celebrate Women by We Are Women,
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, Kristin Hoff, mezzo, 
Sarah Russell, piano
Quelph, St. Catharines, Toronto, ON
June 18, 20, 22, 24, 2017
Maritime Concert Opera
Halifax, Shelburne, Annapolis Royal, & Lunenburg, NS
June 9-12, 2017
Classical Cabaret to Celebrate Women by We Are Women
Mahone Bay, Lower Sackville, Halifax, NS
Charlottetown, PEI
Wolfville, NS
June 2, 2017
Voices Ten & Fab Five Instrumental
East Coast Classical 
Wolfville, NS
May 13, 2017
New York Lyric Opera Showcase & National Finals
Carnegie Hall 
New York 
May 5, 2017
Lord Nelson Mass by Haydn
Northwest Florida Symphony and Chorale
Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center
NWF State College 
Niceville, Florida
April 15, 2017
Classical Cabaret to Celebrate Women
We Are Women, Suzanne Rigden, Kristin Hoff, & Sarah Russell
Montreal, QC
March 4, 5, 6, 2017
Soprano soloist, Carmina Burana
Victoria Symphony, Victoria Choral Society,
Victoria Children's Choir
Victoria, BC
October 29, 30, 2016
Moonlight Serenades
Heny Janawati (mezzo soprano), & Suzanne Rigden (soprano)
Ayke Agus (violinist), Airin Efferin (pianist)
Padma Resort Ubud & Padma Resort Legian
Denpasar, Indonesia
October 13, 14, 15, 2016
Magic Flute by Mozart
Queen of the Night
Opera Company of Middlebury
Middlebury, Vermont, USA
September 18, 2016
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, with Francis Perron, piano
La Maison d'opéra et de Concerts de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC
September 14, 2016
iLove Music Concert noncerto
Phil Chiu (piano), Suzanne Rigden (soprano) & Ensemble Caprice
Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur
Montreal, QC
August 15 - 20, 2016
Workshop on Marathon of Hope: The Musical 
Based on Terry Fox story
Drayton Entertainment
Cambridge, ON
May 9 - June 12, 2016
Artist in Residence
Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance
Lunenburg, NS
April 27, 2016
Un Moment Anne - Un Récital
Suzanne Rigden, soprano
Michel-Alexandre Broekaert, piano
Mona Latif-Ghattas, récitante
Chapel historique du Bon Pasteur
Montréal, QC
April 14, 16, 22, 24, 2016
A Midsummer Night's Dream by Benjamin Britten
Pacific Opera Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
April 10, 2016
75th Spectacular Musical Gala
Pacific Opera Victoria & Victoria Symphony
Victoria, BC 
March 12, 2016
Piano in the Plaza concert
Philip Chiu, piano, and Suzanne Rigden, soprano
Grizzly Plaza, Revelstoke, BC
January 16, 2016
Die Entfürung aus dem Serail with Maestro Arie Lipsky

"Mozart Birthday Bash" with Ann Arbor Symphony

Ann Arbor, Michigan
January 1, 2016
A Viennese New Year's
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, with Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Victoria Ballet & Victoria Symphony
Victoria, BC
November 8, 2015; April 17, 2016 on CBC Radio 2
CBC/McGill Recital by Suzanne Rigden, soprano, 
Lara Deutsch, flute, & Francis Perron, piano
Montreal, QC
November 6, 2015
Opera Nova Scotia's 2015 Distinguised Artist Recital
Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts
Halifax, NS
October 7 - 25, 2015
The Pirates of Penzance
St. Jacobs Country Playhouse
Waterloo, ON
July 7, July 24, August 4, August 16, 2015
Suzanne Rigden Performances as Fellow at Tanglewood 
Lenox, Massachusetts


May 25 - June 5, 2015
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, Quarter-Finalist 
Montreal International Voice Competition
Montreal, QC
April - May, 2015
Suzanne Rigden worked with Gianni Fabbrini 
from the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory in Florence, Italy
Lunenburg Academy of Music Performance
Lunenburg, NS


March 13 - 29, 2015
Eternal Classic Opera Concert Tour 
Featuring Suzanne Rigden, soprano,
Christianne Bélanger, mezzo, & Rich Coburn, piano
February 28, March 5, 7, 8, 2015
Die Fledermaus
Vancouver Opera
Vancouver, BC, Canada
January 13, 2015
Suzanne Rigden took First Place, Artist Division,
Winning the Todd Duncan Legacy Award at the
Carolyn Bailey and Dominick Argento Vocal Competition
National Opera Association 
Greensboro, North Carolina


September 5, 6, 7, 2014
Suzanne Rigden, soprano, & Rich Coburn, piano
Musique Royal Summer Festival Series
Bedford, Lake Charlotte, Mahone Bay, NS


July 19-21, 2014
Second Prize, Audience Prize, Audition for Torino & Bologna
Spacio Musica Opera Competition
Orvieto, Italy
June 26 - July 6, 2014
Suzanne Rigden with Natalie Dessay, Michel Plasson,
& José van Dam
Académie Internationale de Musique Français Michel Plasson
Poilhes, France
June 15, 17, 19, 21, 2014
Die Fledermaus
Maritime Concert Opera
Yarmouth, Wolfville, Annapolis Royal, Lunenburg, NS

May 30, June 1, 3, 5, 7, 2014

The Italian Girl in Algiers
Elvira (cover & performance)
Opera Company of Middlebury
Middlebury, Vermont, USA

May 23, 24, 2014

Don Giovanni
Opera Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS, Canada


March 9, 2014

"Affermis bien ta voix!" Gems from Lakmé & Mignon
Opera Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS, Canada


February 13, 15, 21, & 23, 2014

Ariadne auf Naxos 
​Pacific Opera Victoria
Victoria, BC, Canada

November 29, 2013

Soloist, Portia White NSTT Fundraiser Concert
Dalhousie Medical Choir & Sackville Concert Band
Halifax, NS, Canada


October 18, 2013

Magic Flute
Queen of the Night 
FestivalOpéra de Saint Eustaches
Saint Eustaches, PQ, Canada


September 27, 2013 

Dartmouth Community Concert Series
​Suzanne Rigden, coloratura soprano
​Tara Scott, piano

Dartmouth, NS, Canada

July 30 - August 17, 2013

Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges
Feu and Rossignol 
International Vocal Arts Institute

​Montreal, PQ, Canada


​June 21, 2013

Vivaldi's Motezuma
Ensemble Caprice
Montreal Baroque Festival
Montreal, PQ, Canada

February 15 & 16, 2013
Opera Valentine, Opera Nova Scotia
Halifax, NS, Canada


February 13, 2013

Love and Sax: A Recital
​Suzanne Rigden, coloratura soprano
​Jérémie Pelletier, piano
Sax4Hire, saxophone quartet

Maritime Conservatory, Halifax, NS, Canada


​February 5, 2013
St. Moritz Concert Series
Montreal, PQ, Canada

January 13, 2013
Gala Event for IVAI
Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th St, NY

December 8-15, 2012​

Enchanting Classics on the Seas Concert Series
On Board Celebrity Cruise Ship Reflections

Sailing Eastern Caribbean from Port of Miami

August 29-30, 2012

Festival lyrique

Marmande, France

August 18, 2012

Merola Grand Finale Concert
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco


July 19-21, 2012

Postcard from Morocco
Lady with a Hand Mirror
Merola Opera Program
San Francisco, CA

May 2012

The Abduction from the Seraglio
Opera Nova Scotia

Halifax, NS

March - May 2012


Jeunesses Musicales Canada

Tour of Ontario and Quebec

February 2012

George London Foundation Competition
New York


Suzanne Rigden, soprano

Adele in Die Fledermaus Vancouver Opera

Suzanne Rigden, Coloratura Soprano

Sophie in Werther Montreal Opera

Suzanne Rigden, Tytania

Midsummer Nights Dream, Pacific Opera Victoria


Pacific Opera Victoria

Suzanne Rigden as Rosina

Barber of Seville, Merola

Suzanne Rigden as Adele

Vancouver Opera's Die Fledermaus

Suzanne Rigden, soprano

Mabel in Pirates of Penzance

Suzanne Rigden, soprano

Moonlight Serenades Concert in Indonesia

Suzanne Rigden, Coloratura Soprano

Lady with the Hand Mirror at Merola`s Postcard from Morocco

Suzanne Rigden & Philip Chiu

Revelstoke, BC

Suzanne Rigden,Canadian soprano


Suzanne Rigden, soprano


Suzanne Rigden, soprano

Italian Girl in Algiers

Suzanne Rigden, Coloratura Soprano

First Spirit in Montreal Opera`s Magic Flute

Suzanne Rigden, Canadian soprano

Nightingale, L'Enfant et les Sortilèges

Suzanne Rigden, Coloratura Soprano

Marie in La fille du régiment, International Vocal Arts Institute, Israel

Suzanne Rigden, soprano

Dream Healer UBC Opera

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