Susan Narucki is a Grammy Award winning soprano whose focus is the music of our time. She has earned critical acclaim for performances and recordings and has presented over one hundred world premieres over the span of twenty-nine years.
Susan is artistic director of Cuatro Corridos (2013) a chamber opera addressing human trafficking. Based on true events in the San Diego-Tijuana border region with libretto by internationally renowned author Jorge Volpi. Cuatro Corridos has earned critical acclaim with performances in San Diego, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Tijuana, Dallas and Mexico City.
Susan serves on the faculty of the University of California at San Diego, where she directs kallisti, an ensemble comprised of graduate students from UC San Diego and distinguished guest artists. kallisti creates exceptional collaborations and presents new and unusual works for voice in chamber opera and concert settings.
Susan's creative projects have earned major grants from the Creative Capital Foundation, MAP Fund for the Performing Arts/Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, UC MEXUS (the University of California Center for Mexico and the United States), the University of California and the National Endowment for the Arts.