Beyond the Aria at Harris Theater

On November 18, Susan Graham performs a memorable evening of music at the Harris Theater in Chicago. She is joined by bass-baritone Ryan McKinny (who performs alongside Susan in Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Dead Man Walking) and Ryan Opera Center ensemble member Christopher Kenney. Artistic Director Craig Terry joins at the piano.

Susan Graham Performs at Lyric Opera of Chicago this November

This November, Susan Graham returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago, performing the role of Mrs. De Rocher in Jake Heggie’s Dead Man Walking. Based on real-life events, this opera tells the story of convicted death row murderer Joseph De Rocher (Ryan McKinny), who convinces Sister Helen Prejean (Patricia Racette) to become his spiritual advisor. Leonard Foglia directs this compelling story of friendship, forgiveness, and human nature.

Performances run November 2, 6, 10, 13, 16, and 22.

Susan Graham Inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame

On September 19, Susan Graham will be officially inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame.

Raised in Midland, Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech University, Graham is being honored for her remarkable career in classical music and for her unique contributions to the West Texas music and art scene. This year’s fellow inductees include David Kneupper, Romeo Reyna and Larry Trider.

Susan Graham Joins the Faculty of Texas Tech University

Beginning this month, Susan Graham joins the faculty of Texas Tech University as Distinguished Visiting Professor for the 2019-2020 school year. Joining the faculty as “Marquee Professor,” Graham returns to her alma mater, working closely with young singers for approximately two weeks per semester throughout the upcoming school year.