Praised by the The New York Times as a “voice notable for its dramatic nuance” and described by Opera News as “Refreshing… (with) beautifully molded, vividly communicative phrasing,” Suzanne Vinnik has captivated audiences on many international stages. She has also been recognized beyond music as an interdisciplinary artist and entrepreneur. Ms. Vinnik is an accomplished photographer, successful clothing designer, and an advocate for women in the arts and business. Her diverse operatic engagements have included performances at Florida Grand Opera as Violetta in La traviata, Musetta for Nevada Opera Theatre, Opera North, and at the Castleton Festival under the baton of the late Lorin Maazel. She has appeared as Mimì with New Jersey Festival Orchestra in La bohème, at Pittsburgh Opera as Leïla in Les pêcheurs de perles, and as Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel. Audiences at Lyric Opera Virginia and Opera Las Vegas heard her as Micaëla in Carmen. This Hart Institute administrator alumna covered the title role in Manon Lescaut in The Dallas Opera’s 2018/2019 season, stepping in to rehearse under the baton of Maestro Villaume. She has performed extensively overseas, including Norway, where she was featured as a “Star of the Future” in the Kirsten Flagstad Festival. Her voice and original song are recorded on the motion picture soundtrack “Shadow of the Sword” with the Prague Philharmonia, starring Nikolaj Coster- Waldau from Game of Thrones.