From Susan Graham

from…Review: Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham affirms the art of classical song at Schwartz recital

February 6, 2018 By Stephanie Adrian   Some may say that classical art song is outdated, irrelevant to our modern times and lives. After all, it’s a musical form firmly rooted in the nineteenth century, poetry set to music, performed by an opera singer and a pianist. (Perhaps not as captivating as the latest royal romance or the outcome of the Super Bowl?) But on Saturday evening at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and pianist Bradley Moore turned such provincial thinking on its ear, presenting a thematic recital that was immensely relevant. The duo took perhaps…

Top Atlanta Music Picks for the New Year

In January I’ll join ranks with Jimmy Paulk and Mark Gresham, writing classical music news and reviews for the ArtsCriticATL website:   Vocal music offerings for the first quarter of 2012 look promising.  The Atlanta Opera will produce Peter Ash’s new opera The Golden Ticket (March 3-11),  Susan Graham comes to town to sing a recital with Malcolm Martineau at Spivey Hall (February 5),  and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform Mahler’s Symphony #2 “Resurrection” with soloists Nicole Cabell and Kelley O’Connor (January 26, 28).