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Susan R. DunnSusan R. Dunn

Title: Professor of the Practice
Office Location: 075 Mary Duke Biddle, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 660-3323
Email Address: opera@duke.edu
Office Hours:

Tuesdays 12:30-1:00, Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 or by appointment

Duties:

Teach voice, direct opera workshop, serve as Director of Undergraduate Studies.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Grammy Award, "Best Choral Recording of 1988", Verdi, Requiem, 1988
  • Pick of the Year, Verdi, Requiem, Gramophone Magazine, 1988
  • "The Best of the New Generation: Men and Women Under 40 Who Are Changing America", Esquire Magazine's, January 1984
  • Richard Tucker Foundation Award Winner, 1983
  • WGN-Opera on the Air Award, First Place, Chicago, IL, 1983
  • D'Angelo Young Artist Award, First Place, 1981
  • G.B. Dealey-Dallas Morning News Young Artist Awards, First Place, 1981
  • Luciano Pavarotti-Opera Company of Philadelphia Young Artist Award Winner, 1981
  • Metropolitain National Council Auditions, Winner, 1981

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • Music 213-1.01, Opera workshop Synopsis
    Biddle 104, MW 04:40 PM-06:30 PM

Selected Professional Work:

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    Recordings

  • S. Dunn. Verdi, Giovanni D'Arco, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale, Bologna, with Riccardo Chailly.  Home Vision Video, 1992 . (VHS and Laserdisc)
  • S. Dunn. Wagner, Die Walkure, Act I, Pittsburgh Symphony, with Lorin Maazel.  Telarc, 1991 .
  • S. Dunn. Mahler, Das klagende Lied, RSO Berlin, with Riccardo Chailly.  London/Decca, 1991 .
  • S. Dunn. Schoenberg, Gurrelieder, RSO Berlin, with Riccardo Chailly.  London/Decca, 1990 .
  • S. Dunn. Susan Dunn: Beethoven, Verdi, and Wagner Arias, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, with Riccardo Chailly.  London/Decca, 1988 .
  • S. Dunn. Verdi, Requiem, Atlanta Symphony, with Robert Shaw.  Telarc, 1987 .
  • S. Dunn. Beethoven, Mass in C, RSO Berlin, with Riccardo Chailly.  London/Decca, 1987 .
  • S. Dunn. Verdi, I Vespri Siciliani, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, with Riccardo Chailly.  Home Vision Video, 1986 .

   Directing:

  • Parents' and Families' Weekend Concert, Nelson Music Room, 1996-2010
    In the Spotlight: A concert of solo and small ensemble works by students.

Curriculum Vitae


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