A French Celebration with Susan Graham
11 - 22 July 2015
and memorable concert." ★★★★★ Limelight
Magazine, 14 July
"Susan Graham is an artist at the height of her powers." The Australian, 14 July
“It is hard to imagine anyone but Ravel setting the exquisite but slippery poetry of ur-symbolist Stephane Mallarme. And it is hard to imagine a better performance of this otherworldly work.” Sydney Morning Herald, 15 July 2015
Susan Graham is not just one of the world’s favourite mezzo-sopranos. She has also been awarded the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur, Ordre des Artes et Lettres, one of France’s most prestigious awards, an honour she shares with the likes of Rudolf Nureyev, Philip Glass and Cate Blanchett. She earned the Legion d’Honneur for her passionate commitment to the music of France. Now she brings a very personal selection of repertoire from La Belle Epoque.
'America’s favorite mezzo'
Cleveland Plain Dealer
'It is impossible to take eyes or ears off of Susan Graham whenever she is onstage. At almost 6 feet, the American mezzo-soprano is a commanding presence in opera or concert. And once Graham opens her mouth, a listener can only submit to a lustrous voice that abounds in expressive colors …'
New York Times
'The American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham has for the better part of a decade impressed audiences with her creamy singing and chiseled characterizations …'