2009

January 20, 2009
Green Umbrella Series, Los Angeles Philharmonic

Soloist with orchestra. With Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group for a performance of  Louis Andriessen's De Stilj, with members of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, music director, Lionel Bringuier, conductor.

January 26, 2009
Collage New Music, Boston, Massachusetts

Voice and piano. Collage New Music, with Christopher Oldfather in Andrew Imbrie's Roethke Songs, and James Yannatos' Haiku Settings; with David Hoose, conductor. 

February 7, 2009
Carter and Messaien at 100

Symposium, vocal chamber music, voice and piano. International Center for the Arts at San Francisco State University. Symposium: Music in the 21st Century, concert of works by Carter and Messaien, including selections from Messaien's Poemes Pour Mi, Carter's Three Poems of Robert Frost and Tempo e Tempi; Harvey Sollberger, conductor.

February 13, 2009
Chance Encounter at the Whitney Museum of Art, New York, New York

Voice and chamber orchestra. With The Knights for two performances of Lisa Bielawa's Chance Encounter, a work that Susan co-conceived with Lisa in 2005.

March 13, 2009
Composers Portrait Series, Miller Theater - ICE, New York, New York

Vocal chamber music. With ICE and conductor Jayce Ogren for Arlene Sierra's Neruda Songs for soprano and ensemble.

March 24, 2009
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam Grosse Zaal Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

Soloist with large ensemble. Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor, and ASKO/Schoenberg for a performance of Vivier's Trois Airs pour un opera imaginaire. Program includes works by Ligeti's Violin Concerto with Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin.

March 25, 2009
De Singel, Antwerp, BELGIUM

De Singel, Antwerp
Repeat of March 24, 2009 Concert

May 7, 2009
Conrad Prebys Music Center -  Gala Opening  - UC San Diego

Voice and piano. Celebrating the opening of the Conrad Prebys Music Center, the new state of the art facility and new home of  Music Department of the UC San Diego. Songs by Charles Ives with pianist Aleck Karis, and in A Good Diffused by Rand Steiger for soprano and ensemble.

May 8, 2009
Conrad Prebys Music Center -  Gala Opening  - UC San Diego

Repeat of May 7 Concert

May 9, 2009
Conrad Prebys Music Center -  Gala Opening  - UC San Diego

Repeat of May 7 Concert

June 1, 2009
Camera Lucida, Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego

Vocal chamber music. With Camera Lucida in Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire at the Conrad Prebys Music Center at UC San Diego.

June 27, 2009
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Norfolk, Connecticut

Voice and piano. With pianist J.J. Penna. Virgil Thomson: Mostly About Love, Two Songs of Marianne Moore, and Five Phrases from the Song of Solomon for voice and percussion. Songs of Martin Bresnick, Charles Ives, Julianna Hall, Charles Naginski, and Marc Blitzstein complete the program.

July 18, 2009
Yellow Barn Music Festival and School - 40th Anniversary Gala - Putney, Vermont

Vocal chamber music. MAHLER Symphony No. 4 in G major (arr. Stein) with Sooyun Kim, flute; Mark Hill, oboe; Alicia Lee, clarinet; Violaine Melançon, Andrea Segar, violins; Itamar Ringel, viola; Jean-Michel Fonteneau, cello; Aleksey Klushnik, double bass; Julio Elizalde, piano; Seth Knopp, harmonium; Ian Antonio, percussion.

July 23, 2009
Yellow Barn Music Festival and School, Putney, Vermont

Vocal chamber music. With violinists Jennifer Curtis, Marie-Eve Poupart, violist Itamar Ringel and cellist Michael Kannen. Ginastera String Quartet No. 3

July 24, 2009
Yellow Barn Music Festival and School, Putney, Vermont

Vocal chamber music. Golijov's Luce for soprano and two pianos, with pianists Vivian Hornik Weilstein and Michael Bukhman. With text by Federico Fellini in answer to the question: "What is light, to you?"

 

September 23, 2009
The Blue Rider In Performance, Miller Theater at Columbia University, New York City, New York

Multi-genre performance. Co-produced with Works & Process at the Guggenheim, in conjunction with the KANDINSKY retrospective at The Guggenheim Museum. The Blue Rider In Performance explores music, light, and visual imagery from Vasily Kandinsky's seminal Blue Rider Almanac of 1912. With Pianist Sarah Rothenberg, works by Scriabin, Webern, and Berg, world premiere choreography by Karole Armitage and Arnold Schoenberg’s Second String Quartet with The Brentano String Quartet.

September 25, 2009
The Blue Rider In Performance, Miller Theater at Columbia University, New York City, New York

A repeat of the performance of September 23, 2009.

October 7, 2009
Weds@7 UCSD Concert Series - Inaugural Concert

Vocal chamber music. With redfishbluefish, led by Steven Schick. Barraque's Chant apres Chant, for soprano, piano and percussion ensemble.

October 31, 2009
Golijov's Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra, La Jolla Symphony, San Diego

Soloist with orchestra. With La Jolla Symphony, Steven Schick conducting. Golijov's Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra.

November 1, 2009
Golijov's Three Songs for Soprano and Orchestra, La Jolla Symphony, San Diego, CA

Repeat of October 31, 2009 performance.Sol

November 4, 2009
Weds@7 UCSD Concert Series, songs of Charles Ives at Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego

Voice and piano. With pianist Donald Berman. Songs of Charles Ives.

November 20, 2009
Philadelphia Chamber Music Society, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania

Vocal chamber music. With Jason Vieaux, guitar, and members of the Philadelphia Orchestra Hirono Oka, Rachel Ku and Yumi Kendall, in the world premiere of Jan Kryzwicki's In Evening's Shadow. 

November 24, 2009
8th Annual Classical Recording Foundation Awards at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City

Awards ceremony. Susan Narucki and pianist Donald Berman awarded Samuel Sanders Award for Excellence in Musical Collaboration. The duo performed selections from their recent recording on New World Records, The Light that is Felt: Songs by Charles Ives.

December 2, 2009
Anthony Davis - Lilith

Opera in concert. The world premiere of Lilith, by Anthony Davis, with libretto by Allan Havis.

December 4, 2009
Anthony DaviS - Lilith

Repeat of December 2, 2009 performance.

December 7, 2009
Camera Lucida, Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego

Vocal chamber music. With Charles Curtis and principals of the San Diego Symphony, in Ravel's Chansons madécasses and works of J.S. Bach.