Susan Graham

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Mahler To Dominate Metropolitan Opera Orchestra’s Carnegie Hall Concerts
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra launches its Carnegie Hall series on May 31, 2017 and will showcase three diverse programs showcasing some of Mahler's greatest vocal writing. The series kicks off on May 31 with Susan Graham and Matthew Polenzani in selections from "Des Knaben Wunderhorn" and Symphony No. 1. Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the program. On June 3, Salonen conducts mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill and tenor Stuart Skelton in Mahler's "Das Lied Von…
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Social Media Beat (4/28-5/4): A Look at How The Stars Are Preparing For The Met Gala
It's the weekend and many of the top stars in opera are getting ready for the Metropolitan Opera's 50th Anniversary Gala. Let's find out what they were up to! Pretty Yende shared a selfie in her dressing room with Susan Graham. She shared no clues but she looked very excited to be in her presence. With the extraordinary Susan Graham❣❣❣ #MetOperaGala #Starlights #PrettyJourney A post shared by Pretty Yende (@pretty_yende_official)…
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Metropolitan Opera 50th Anniversary Celebration: Stories From The New House Told By Opera’s Greatest Stars
For 50 years, the Metropolitan Opera has made its home in Lincoln Center, creating numerous cathartic and revelatory memories for both audiences and artists alike. In speaking with some of the world's greatest artists that have performed at the Met, OperaWire has been granted the opportunity to hear some unique, enriching and entertaining stories and experiences that have taken place at the new Met. As a celebration of the season's climactic…
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Susan Graham To Become Artistic Advisor For LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program
LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program will have a new shining Artistic Advisor, internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Susan Graham. Graham will be in residence for 10 full weeks, and possibly longer, providing leadership counseling and guidance for the younger rising stars in the LA Opera. She will specifically help out with their skills, methodologies and philosophy departments of having a long-lasting career. At her position, she will help “create complete artists”…
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Jonas Kaufmann Headlines Boston Symphony Orchestra 2017-18 Season With ‘Tristan und Isolde’
The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced its 2017-18 season with Jonas Kaufmann headlining. The German tenor will perform the second act of Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" with Camilla Nylund as his Isolde. The concert will be performed once in Boston with Andris Nelsons conducting and will later be repeated in Carnegie Hall. The season will also feature Frederica von Stade as both mezzo-soprano and host for the opening night concert celebrating…
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Cathartic Trauma – How Susan Graham Overcame the Emotional Challenges of Performing ‘Dead Man Walking’
Overcoming a traumatic experience is an arduous task that really never goes away. It leaves its mark, the smallest stimulus bringing it back with greater potency. Artists don't always have the luxury of running away from trauma. They not only have to portray it but live it time and time again. And in the case of opera singers, they might have to relive it throughout their careers. For Susan Graham,…