Susanna Poretsky made her debut in America in Carnegie Hall in 1993, in a production conducted by Eve Queler who led the New York Opera Orchestra. In the same year she was also called by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra to sing the Jeremiah Symphony for Leonard Bernstein's 75th birthday. In 1993 Poretsky sang this composition with the Bochum Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Steven Sloane, in 1997 she sang the same composition once again for her debut with the New York Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Kurt Masur and in 2001 with the Orchestre de Paris.
In 1995, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in the role of Maddalena in Rigoletto
; she made her debut at the Royal Opera in Stockholm in the role of Charlotte in Werther
by Massenet and in the role of Adalgisa in Norma
In 1998 she won the prestigious Placido Domingo competition "Operalia" and gave a concert with Maestro Domingo while on tour in Japan.
In 1999-2000, she made he debut: at the Théâtre de La Monnaie in Carmen
, conductor Antonio Pappano: at the Opera Bastille in Paris in War and Peace
by Prokofiev; at the Teatro alla Scala in Arianna a Nasso
by Strauss, conducted by Maestro Sinopoli, with whom she also sang at the Opera di Roma in Götterdämmerung
In the 2000-2001 season the mezzosoprano went on tour in France to play the role of Fenena in Nabucco
by Verdi at the Opéra Bastille, in Lille she sang in Verdi's Requiem
and with the New Israeli Opera she performed in Norma
and the contemporary opera Alpha and Omega
She sang the Requiem
and Sanctus by Penderecki and also the Te Deum
by Bruckner conducted by Penderecki and continues to perform in prestigious concert houses with the greatest conductors, for example Leonard Slatkin, Michael Tilson-Thomas, Antonio Pappano, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Gary Bertini, Yuri Aharonovitch, Sergiu Comissiona, Frederic Chaslin, Bertrand du Baille.
Some of the most important performances given by Susanna Poretsky are: with Placido Domingo in Los Angeles and at the Washington DC Opera House in the opera The Queen of Spades; Die Fledermaus
in the role of Prince Orlofsky, conducted by Zubin Mehta; at the Houston Opera (Texas) as Carmen
. She sang Kindertotenlieder (songs on the death of children) with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; and at the San Francisco Opera, Mlada in the opera of the same name by Rimsky Korsakov conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.
At the moment, the mezzosoprano is working with the Arena di Verona in the opera Nabucco
, playing the part of Fenena, conducted by Daniel Oren.
Some of Susanna Poretsky's future commitments include: Les Nuits d'Eté
by Berlioz with the Hamburg Symphoniker conducted by Yoav Talmi; with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra she will sing in Stabat Matter
by Rossini (conductor Aldo Ceccato), in Magnificat by Bach
(conductor Dan Ettinger), in Mozart's Requiem
and Mass in D Minor
(conductor Gary Bertini).