Soprano Susan Narucki's coming season is a reflection of her continued commitment to the performance of the music of our time, the creation of new works for voice, and placing music at the center of significant conversations.
On August 20 2016, CANAL 22 International will broadcast Imaginante Productions film of Cuatro Corridos on international affiliate stations, including in the United States. The hour-long broadcast will take place on at 16:30 Central Time/14:30 Pacific Time. Cuatro Corridos was performed at the Theatre de las Artes, CENART, Mexico City in May, 2015; the hour long film is a full presentation of the last performance of three performances. This is the fourth broadcast of Cuatro Corridos on Canal 22 since its debut in September 2015.
Highlights of the upcoming season includes a November performance of Hans Abrahamsen's stunning song cycle for voice and orchestra Let Me Tell You with the Louisville Orchestra conducted by Teddy Evans. In addition, the soprano collaborates with American pianist Donald Berman in a new recital offering, which includes works of Győrgy Kurtág, and Robert Schumann. August, 2016 sees the Naxos elease of American composer Peter Lewis's CD, . The Four Cycles. The disc includes Three Songs from Ish River, recorded by Susan Narucki and guitarist Colin McAllister. Peter Scott Lewis is based in San Francisco, and his deeply expressive music is much in demand; The Four Cycles collects his complete vocal music to date.
Ms. Narucki continues development of the chamber opera Inheritance with composer Lei Liang, librettist Matt Donovan and artist Ligia Bouton. Supported by the Creative Capital Foundation, the opera addresses America's complicated relationship with guns, and is scheduled for performance in Fall, 2018.
Her kallisti ensemble will present "The Voice Machine" an unorthodox evening of new works, in partnership with Stanford University. Ms. Narucki is one of the invited speakers at the 2017 National Opera Association conference, and will speak about the power of 21st Century Opera to create conversations that matter. Finally, November 2016 sees the long-awaited CD release of Cuatro Corridos, a chamber opera addressing the subject of human trafficking, on Bridge Records.