Official website for Norwegian Artist Susanna
Susanna on tour in 2023
Susanna is on tour in 2023, and the year opens with the concert at Bærum Kulturhus together with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra. They will play Susanna's Baudelaire-songs, arranged for the orchestra and Susanna by Jarle Storløkken and Jan Martin Smørdal. In March...
Susanna plays with Juhani Silvola in the north of Norway
Susanna visits Tromsø and Kirkenes in the north of Norway in November together with guitarist Juhani Silvola. It will be the first time Susanna plays in Kirkenes. They also visit the University in Tromsø, before playing in the evening at Tromsø Jazz club.
Susanna plays Baudelaire-songs with Norwegian Radio Orchestra
It is a great pleasure to announce my debut with full orchestra; on 20th of January 2023 I will play my Baudelaire-songs arranged for the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and me at Bærum Kulturhus. Stina Stjern and Anita Kaasbøll will join on tape recorder and backing...
Elevation Extended EP is out and Susanna is playing live
Susanna has released the EP "Elevation Extended" recorded together with Stina Stjern and Delphine Dora. New music and new versions and new versions of music from the album "Elevation", which comes highly recommended. Susanna is playing live in September with this...
Susanna’s Elevation receives good reviews
Susanna released the album "Elevation" on LP/CD/MC in March 2022 and digital in April 2022. The record is a follow-up to her "Baudelaire & Piano" from 2020, with music set to poetry by Charles Baudelaire from his Les Fleurs du Mal (1857). Stina Stjern and French...
New album and concerts is happening
The start of this new year 2022 has been thrilling with a whole tour with the duo Susanna & David Wallumrød LIVE-program. Thank you all for coming out, it was such great joy to meet you and play for you. And I am happy to tell that my new Baudelaire-album...
Jeg vil hjem til menneskene – demoer is out
Due to a conflict with the original record label Grappa Musikkforlag regarding yearly sales numbers, my album from 2011 "Jeg vil hjem til menneskene" Susanna Wallumrød synger Gunvor Hofmo was destructed and removed from all digital platforms in 2018. Against my will,...
Susanna with new album LIVE in August
So happy to announce that I am releasing a new album Susanna & David Wallumrød LIVE 13th of August. There is two singles out so far, Chelsea Hotel #2 by Leonard Cohen and For No One by The Beatles. David and I have played together for a long time, this is our...
Times are rough… do we see the end of this tunnel?
I haven't updated this page in a long time. The COVID-19 situation has been rough with it's cancellations and lock downs across Norway. To play concerts abroad is put on hold for now. All my concerts in 2021 was cancelled one by one. I had my hopes up every time, but...
Baudelaire & Piano Songbook, totebag and poster
I have made my first songbook. The Baudelaire & Piano album is transcribed into scores for piano and vocals. You can order it now, on this webside or through susannasonata.com. It will be in more normal distribution in 2021, at least in Norway. We have also made a...
New album out in September
Very happy to announce the first single from my upcoming album 'Baudelaire & Piano'. The song 'The Dancing Snake' is out on all platforms. Would love it if you have a listen. The album is my first complete solo-effort, recorded at Atlantis Studio in Stockholm - a...
Baudelaire & Piano at Henie Onstad in September
We are happy to announce that Susanna get to play her commissioned work for Henie Onstad Art Center 27th of September. Susanna has composed music to poetry by Charles Baudelaire and will do an exclusive concert performance together with light design, video,...
Susanna live 2020
2019 has been a busy concert year, with presenting of almost every project Susanna has these days. It seems like there will be a lot happening in 2020 too, with the live season starting 12th of January already in UK with the 'Go Dig My Grave' project Baroque at the...
Fall is coming
Thank you so much to all who came out to the different festival shows with Susanna over the summer! It has been inspiring and wonderful to meet you all and play for you in the various settings. The fall is coming, and there is exciting things to come in September and...
Susanna’s new album is out and concerts is announced
Due to work with these web pages, we're a little bit behind with updated news. Susanna's new album was released as planned 22th of February to very good reviews, and she played release concerts in Oslo and Malmö in March. New concerts is announced throughout the...
New Susanna singles released
Susanna has three new singles out, 'City of Hope', 'Ecstasy X' and 'Wilderness' is from the upcoming 'Garden of Earthly Delights' to be release 22nd of February. Here is what the press says about the album so far: “Intriguing” 8/10 UNCUT "Heavy stuff, easy...
Lovely reviews of ØYA and Oslo Jazzfestival concerts
Summer is coming to an end, Susanna has received lovely reviews for her concerts at ØYA festival with 'Go Dig My Grave' and the Joni Mitchell tribute at the Opera house in Oslo, two sold out concerts as the opening for Oslo Jazz festival. Read here (in Norwegian):...
Susanna plays Øya Festival and announces fall dates
We're happy to announce that Susanna will play the great Øya Festival in Oslo, Norway 10th of August, and the September tour for 'Go Dig My Grave' is coming together. There will also be some solo shows during the fall. Stay tuned!
Susanna announces release concert ‘Go Dig My Grave’ in Oslo
Susanna announces release concert for her new album 'Go Dig My Grave' in Oslo at St.Edmund's Church on the 26th of May. The line up will be the original one with Giovanna Pessi on baroque harp, Ida Hilde on accordion and Tuva Syvertsen on fiddle and vocals alongside...
Susanna new album ‘Go Dig My Grave’ and concerts
Susanna's new album 'Go Dig My Grave' feat. Giovanna Pessi, Ida Hidle & Tuva Syvertsen is out 9th of February and has already received some very good reviews. Concerts is also announced in the fall; in UK and Belgium so far. Mor info and tickets for sale coming.
Susanna with new single and announces concerts in 2018
Susanna has just released a new single from her upcoming album, the song is called 'Freight Train' and has received good reviews. CLASH Magazine "A genuinely entrancing experience, it's dominated by Susanna's hypnotic, wholly original vocal.” http://bit.ly/2AaFeV8 In...
Susanna won the EDVARD-award
Susanna won the prestiges EDVARD-award in Open Category as a composer of music and lyrics for her album 'Triangle' released in 2016. The jury statement: “For many listeners, the first meeting with Susanna Wallumrød was through her characteristic interpretations of...
Susanna to play Big Ears Festival 2018
Susanna will visit Big Ears Festival in Knoxville (TN) in 2018, with her new program and the musicians Giovanna Pessi, Frode Haltli and Cheyenne Mize + play a solo show at the festival. Looking forward! Check out the line up and tickets here: https://tbits.me/trk/rq
Susanna announces new album in 2018
We're thrilled to reveal that Susanna has a new album 'Go Dig My Grave' ready for 2018, the first single was released today. These music websites has posted about the release and shared the single: -The Quietus http://bit.ly/2gYwFIZ -Disharmoni http://bit.ly/2gYKvLr...
Susanna is nominated to EDVARD-award
We're thrilled to announce that Susanna is nominated to the EDVARD-award for her album 'Triangle' in the Open Category. EDVARD-award is a composer of music and lyrics award. Susanna is nominated alongside Kristoffer Lo and Marius Neset. The winner will be announced...
Susanna & the Brotherhood of Our Lady concert in Oslo
We're happy to announce that Susanna will perform the commissioned work for Vossa Jazz 2017 at Nasjonal Jazzscene Victoria 1st of September together with the band Brotherhood of Our Lady. The piece is called ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’ and the line up is: Susanna:...
Susanna announces concerts in April
Susanna is preparing for the commissioned concert at Vossa Jazz 8th of April these days. After a small break during easter she will be playing two concerts in Oslo: 19th of April Grus Grus (Tranen) duo with David Wallumrød 27th of April Lille Sal Oslo Concert house...
Susanna won her third Norwegian Grammy Award
Susanna won her third Norwegian Grammy (Spellemannprisen) award this weekend, in Open Category for her album 'Triangle'. The award show took place at Sentralen in Oslo, and was later broadcasted on national TV. Susanna thanks all the musicians, technicians,...
3 x Susanna at Kongsberg Jazzfestival 2017
We're so so happy to announce the 3 concerts with Susanna taking place at 3 different venues in different constellations at Kongsberg Jazzfestival in July. 6th of July: Susanna with Giovanna Pessi, Ida L. Hidle and Tyva L. Syvertsen playing new interpretations of new...
2016 was a blast! Best wishes for 2017 to you all.
Thank you to everyone who follow and support my music. 2016 was such a hectic and fun (and sometimes exhausting) year. Lots of great projects and collaborations, and of course the release of the massive solo album 'Triangle'. The album made it to several newspapers,...
Susanna with new commissioned work for Vossa Jazz 2017
We are so pleased to announce that Susanna is the composer of the annual commissioned work presented at Vossa Jazz 2017. She will bring a totally new constellation called Susanna & the Brotherhood of our Lady, and newly written music inspired by the art of...
Susanna joins Georg Buljo
Susanna joins Georg Buljo in his commissioned piece with music written for Norwegian poet Tor Jonsson's poetry. The concert is held 12th of November at Kulturstugu in Lom. Rest of the band is Erlend Viken, Per Willy Aaserud and Christian Svensson.
Susanna awarded at Kongsberg Jazzfestival with DNB-award
Susanna was awarded with the big prize for musicians from Kongsberg Jazzfestival, which includes a money prize and a commissioned concert at the festival in 2017. Susanna says she proud and happy to receive such recognition for her work, and trust in further...
Susanna to play Olavsfestdagene and adding fall tour dates
Susanna is confirmed to play Olavsfestdagene in Trondheim in July, and has added dates to the tour in the fall. Among the dates is a solo show at Risør Jazzklubb and a concert with band at Kilden Konserthus in Kristiansand. Tickets on sale!
Susanna to play Oslo Jazzfestival
We're happy to announce that Susanna will be playing at Oslo Jazzfestival 19th of August. The concert will take place at Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene at 18:00, and she brings her material from the album 'Triangle' and the musicians Jo Berger Myhre, Andreas S. Løwe,...
Susanna’s new album ‘Triangle’ is out
Susanna has released her new album 'Triangle' 22.April, and the reception is very good. Top ratings in daily newspapers like Aftenposten and Klassekampen, and very good and thorough reviews in Dagsavisen, Morgenbladet and Dagens Næringsliv + lots of other good...
Susanna on solo tour in March + new album in April
Susanna plays solo around in Norway in March, and releases a new album 'Triangle' 22.April. Among the places she will visit is Haugesund Billedgalleri, Tungenes Fyr and Fryd Scene in Ål. In April she will play a couple of release concerts, one in London and one in...
Susanna receives Radka Toneff Minnepris 2015
Susanna receives Radka Toneff Minnepris (Memorial Award) 2015 at the concert 5th of December at Nasjonal Jazzscene in Oslo. Susanna will be joined by guests like Giovanna Pessi, Jessica Sligter and Jenny Hval ++ in the celebration of more than 10 years as a recording...
Susanna to perform with Carte Blanche in 2016
We are thrilled to announce that Susanna will perform with her trio four shows with the National modern dance company Carte Blanche, at the Opera in Oslo and at Studio Bergen in Bergen. The dates are 29th and 30th in Oslo, and 16th and 17th in February in 2016. Get...
Susanna finally to play with her trio in Oslo
Happy to announce that Susanna finally will play a trio concert again in Oslo, it's been a while since last time. It will also be special guests joining that evening, to celebrate the different collaborations Susanna has going on. Among them is Giovanna Pessi, Jessica...
Welcome to Susanna’s new web pages!
Welcome to Susanna's new web pages! New design and more info about Susanna, live dates forthcoming and previous dates + discography and contact info, links to the social media channels where Susanna is present. Hope you will find what you're looking for.
New web pages soon and more live dates!
Susanna will play a selection of festivals in Europe this fall, in addition to various concerts in Norway. We are working on new web pages, which hopefully will be ready soon- with more updates.
Susanna compose new piece for Oslo 14
Susanna has composed a piece called Mass For The Witch Woman for the vocal ensemble Oslo 14 led by Elin Rosseland. The piece premieres at nyMusikk's festival Only Connect in Oslo, the performance will happen at Fabrikken on 5th of June.
Susanna announces concert in Berlin
Susanna will play a solo concert in Berlin, at a concert series at Kiezsalon in Prenzlaur Berg.
Best Of Susanna cassette series and ‘Meshes of Voice’ preorder!
In 2014 Susanna celebrated 10 years as a recording artist, with ten albums released- all of them highly acclaimed. The new technology and digitalized way of listening to music is exciting but also challenging both in the sense of new ways of listening, and how to get...
Meshes of Voice concert in Copenhagen cancelled!
The concert Jenny Hval & Susanna 'Meshes of Voice' is cancelled. For all of you who has the chance, come to Malmö instead. Concert at 19th of February at 19:30.
Jenny Hval & Susanna ‘Meshes of Voice’ won Norwegian Grammy and confirmed for Kongberg Jazz Festival
So happy about the Norwegian Grammy in Open Category for the Jenny Hval & Susanna 'Meshes of Voice' album!! Thank you for all your support. We are considering to do a vinyl! Jenny Hval & Susanna will play 'Meshes of Voice' at Kongsberg Jazz Festival in July....
‘Meshes of Voice’ nominated for Norwegian Grammy
The album Jenny Hval & Susanna 'Meshes of Voice' is nominated for Spellemannprisen (Norwegian Grammy) in Open Category.
Announces to perform ‘Meshes of Voice’ in Berlin
Jenny Hval & Susanna will perform their highly acclaimed 'Meshes of Voice' at CTM Festival in Berlin in January 2015.
Meshes of Voice video
Jenny Hval & Susanna has received rave reviews for the album 'Meshes of Voice', and also played some concerts during the fall. More concerts will be announced soon- and in the meantime, you can enjoy this wonderful video made by Guri Dahl.
Susanna with new album together with Jenny Hval
Susanna's label SusannaSonata has just released the collaboration album between Jenny Hval and her 'Meshes of Voice', and they will be playing at Ultima Festival in Oslo 12th of September and at UNSOUND Festival in Krakow 14th of October.
Susanna available on streaming services
Susanna has made all her music and all her label's releases available on various streaming services. Just press the buttons on the site here. Looking forward to see what kind of playlists you would include Susanna's music in. And stay tuned for Susanna's playlists as...
Susanna announces more summer dates and new album in August
Susanna adds more dates to the summer concerts, one show in San Francisco, one in Malmö, and two in Oslo in August and September- two different projects and two different festivals.
Susanna and Ensemble neoN at Molde Jazz Festival
Susanna and Ensemble neoN is presenting their collaboration project, the Norwegian Grammy winning The Forester + new material at Molde Jazz Festival on the 16th of July.
New date for the London concert at Vortex
The London concert we had to cancel this month is confirmed to happen in August, on the 12th- still at Vortex.
Susanna is confirmed to two new festivals, Germany and Canada this summer!
Susanna is confirmed to play at Jazz in E. in Eberswalde in Germany in May and Vancouver Jazz Festival in June.
A big thank you!
A big thank you to all who came to my concerts in Philadelphia, Chicago, Louisville, Knoxville, New York, Oslo, Basel, Dornbirn and Voss!
The London-show is cancelled
We are sorry to announce that the London-show 22nd of April is cancelled. We will have a new date ready for the London-show as soon as possible. Stay tuned!
Susanna announces US Tour in March 2014
Susanna returns to US, this time with her trio with Helge Sten (Supersilent/Deathprod/Minibus Pimps) and Fredrik Wallumrød (El Caco).
Susanna won her first Norwegian Grammy Award
Susanna won her first Spellemannpris (Norwegian Grammy Awards) for the release Susanna and Ensemble neoN 'The Forester'. The award took place in Stavanger this weekend, and Susanna and neoN was represented at the ceremony.
Celebrating 10 years as a recording artist in 2014!
Susanna is celebrating 10 years as a recording artist in 2014, and what ten years it has been. Nine albums, and touring in Europe and even Asia and USA has kept Susanna busy for a decade. The new year starts with announcing the release of Minibus Pimps (John Paul...
Susanna with new release, short film and concerts
Susanna had a very busy late summer and fall. In August she was a guest with Stian Westerhus & Pale Horses in Nidarosdomen in Trondheim during Olavsfestdagene. In September she released her collaboration with Ensemble neoN 'The Forester' on her own label...
Susanna with new release and more concerts
Susanna will release a new album in September (US and Norway), and November (GSA and UK)- it is called 'The Forester' and will be released on Susanna's own label SusannaSonata.
Susanna and Giovanna Pessi concerts September 2013
Giovanna Pessi and Susanna will togehter with Jane Achtman and Marco Ambrosini play two festivals in September, in Bratislava and in Düsseldorf.
Susanna supporting Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
Susanna will be playing the opening concert for Bonnie 'Prince' Billy at Rockefeller in Oslo 24th of May.
Susanna returns to Japan
We are happy to announce that Susanna returns to Japan in May, to play three concerts in Tokyo and one in Kyoto.
Susanna sings Hofmo in Oslo and Hamar
Susanna sings the songs she made for Gunvor Hofmo's poetry, in Oslo and Hamar in March.
Susanna plays concerts in the north of Norway
Susanna will bring her trio consisting of herself, Helge Sten and Fredrik Wallumrød to the north of Norway- to visit Bodø and Tromsø.
Susanna to return to Germany
Susanna will return to Germany to play in Bremen, Bielefeld and Cologne in February 2013.
Wild Dog and Susanna nominated for Best Norwegian Album and Best Norwegian Solo Artist 2012
We are happy to announce that Wild Dog and Susanna is nominated for the GAFFA-price.
Happy to announce first “If Grief Could Wait” concert in Oslo
We are happy to announce that Giovanna Pessi and Susanna Wallumrød will do their project together; ECM-released "If Grief Could Wait", for the first time in Oslo Norway in 2013.
Rolf Gammleng award to Susanna
Susanna received the Gammleng award for her deserving contributions as a recording artist.
Susanna received a great review in The Guardian
Susanna received a wonderful review in The Guardian, for her concert in London at LSO St Luke's on the 16th of October.
Susanna plays Cork Jazz Festival 2012
Susanna is confirmed to play at Cork Jazz Festival 2012, and will be doing the concert as a trio.
Susanna on European tour fall 2012
Susanna is touring the "Wild Dog" material visiting UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.
Giovanna Pessi and Susanna Wallumrød confirmed to play Vestfoldfestspillene
Giovanna Pessi and Susanna Wallumrød will together with Marco Ambrosini and Jane Achtman play "If Grief Could Wait" in Trondsnes church at the festival Vestfoldfestspillene in Tønsberg. The concert is on Thursday, the 28th of June.
Giovanna Pessi/Susanna Wallumrød confirmed to Festspillene i Nord-Norge
Giovanna Pessi and Susanna Wallumrød will together with Marco Ambrosini and Jane Achtman play "If Grief Could Wait" in Trondsnes church at the festival Festspillene i Nord-Norge in Harstad.
SUSANNA plays Rockfeller in Oslo
For the first time SUSANNA is invited to play at Rockefeller in Oslo, without sharing the night with any other artisit.
Booking of SUSANNA live
You can book SUSANNA live here: booking(at)susannamagical.com
Great reviews for Wild Dog
SUSANNA's new album "Wild Dog" is out, and has received a bunch of great reviews here in Norway. Very happy about that!
SUSANNA – Wild Dog will be released 16th of March
SUSANNA's new album Wild Dog will be released on Rune Grammofon 16th of March in Norway.
Giovanna Pessi/Susanna Wallumrød confirmed to Molde International Jazzfestival
Giovanna Pessi and Susanna Wallumrød will together with Jane Achtman and Marco Ambrosini play the material from "If Grief Could Wait" at Molde International Jazzfestival.
SUSANNA plays support for Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
SUSANNA will play the opening show for Norwegian Tord Gustavsen and his Ensemble in Queen Elizabeth Hall 18th of March.
SUSANNA plays the Øyafestival
SUSANNA is confirmed to the Øyafestival in Oslo in August.
News for 2012
First of all I would like to thank everyone who came to our shows throughout 2011, and all the best wishes for the new year 2012!...........
It’s NOT our version in the Smirnoff commercial
Susanna and the Magical Orchestra made a version of the Kiss song "Crazy, Crazy Nights", released in 2006 on the album "Melody Mountain". The version in the Smirnoff commercial is NOT our version, but a rip off.
Susanna nominated for norwegian Grammy
Susanna's album "Jeg vil hjem til menneskene" is nominated for the Norwegian Grammy award. The award is given out on Saturday 14th of January.
More shows added to the Bonnie-tour
There are three more shows added to the Bonnie 'Prince' Billy support-tour in January 2012. Glasgow, Dublin and Cork wil alsol be visited.
Susanna support for Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy
Susanna is invited by the american artist Bonnie 'Prince' Billy to do the opening shows at his concerts in Europe in January 2012.
New single on 2nd of December
SusannaSonata is releasing "When I Am Laid" by Susanna and the Magical Orchestra, which will also be available for streaming at Spotify and Wimp, together with the first release "Twelve Hours of Sunset" on Friday 2nd of December. "When I Am Laid" is a song by the...
Susanna – “Twelve Hours of Sunset”
Susanna has released a new single, "Twelve Hours of Sunset", which is available in most online stores world wide.
First release on SusannaSonata due to 1st of November
Susanna is releasing the first single on her new label SusannaSonata on the 1st of November.