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Susan Graham Celebrates Vocal Arts D.C.

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Berlioz, Les nuits d’été, S. Graham, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, J. Nelson
Charles T. Downey, With lissome French and a premier, Susan Graham sings a fine program (Washington Post, September 13)
Gerald Perman founded the Vocal Arts Society in 1990, and it is still going strong under the name Vocal Arts D.C. American mezzo-soprano Susan Graham, who gave her first Vocal Arts recital in the organization’s first decade, was back Saturday night to celebrate the start of its 25th-anniversary season. Her sold-out recital in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater featured a world premiere, by American composer Jake Heggie, and some of Graham’s signature French repertoire.

A switch of the program put the French half first... [Continue reading]
Susan Graham (mezzo-soprano) and Jake Heggie (piano)
Vocal Arts D.C.
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

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