An international opera star, Susan Graham was raised in Midland, Texas. She graduated from Texas Tech University and the Manhattan School of Music. She made her New York Metropolitan Opera debut in 1991 and her international debut at Covent Garden in London in 1994. Susan is one of the foremost opera stars and a versatile and compelling singing actress with a devoted global audience. She has sung leading roles from the Baroque and Classical to contemporary creations in the world’s great opera houses and has appeared with most of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras. Susan has performed alongside artists such as Renee Fleming, Anna Netrebko, and Placido Domingo, to name a few. A cover article in Gramophone magazine dubbed her “America’s favorite mezzo.” Susan is a Texas Tech University Distinguished Alumna.
Susan Graham was inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in 2019.