Longtime collaborators, soprano Susan Narucki and pianist Donald Berman present an evening of works for voice and piano that combine intensity of expression and overarching lyricism.
The concert's first half juxtaposes two works by György Kurtág: Three Old Inscriptions and Requiem For the Beloved with selections from Robert Schumann's Kerner Lieder, op. 35 . Alexander Zemlinsky's Op 13, a set of six songs to poems by Maurice Maeterlinck and works by American composer James Primosch complete the program. Narucki and Berman have collaborated on a number of critically acclaimed recordings, including Song Cycles of Aaron Jay Kernis (Koch), Music From the American Academy in Rome (Bridge) and The Light That is Felt: Songs by Charles Ives (New World), for which they earned the Classical Recording Foundation's Samuel Sanders Award for Distinguished Collaboration.
Susan Narucki joins a distinguished group of musicians in a series of events celebrating the life and art of Grawmeyer award-winning composer Chinary Ung. The featured work on the program, at the Conrad Prebys Music Center at the UC San Diego campus is a performance of Spiral XII, for vocal soloists and chamber orchestra. The performance will be led by American conductor Gil Rose and recorded for Bridge Records.
Susan Narucki joins the La Jolla Symphony conducted by Steven Schick for a performance of Poulenc's masterpiece. Works by Tina Tallon and Thomas Ades complete the program. For information and tickets.
Led by conductor Steven Schick in Copley Symphony Hall, soprano Susan Narucki and vocalists of kallisti join members of redfishbluefish for a rare performance of Reich's iconic work.
Chamber works of the Hungarian master composer, includingHét Dal, S.K. Remembrance Noise and Scenes from a Novel. With Curtis Macomber, violin and Nicholas Tolle, cimbalom.
The critically acclaimed chamber opera travels to UCCS for its fourteenth performance. Since its San Diego premiere in 2013, Cuatro Corridos has been performed in Mexico City, at the 2015 FIL International Book Fair in Guadalajara, at the Casa de la Cultura in Tijuana, at Zipper Hall in Los Angeles, at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, at University of New Mexico and at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The cd recording of Cuatro Corridos, released on Bridge in 2016, was a critics choice of Opera News.