American soprano, Susan Mohini Kane’s “crystal-clear voice and impeccable technique” (LA Culture Spot, May 2009) is a professional entertainer and teacher who brings great music and laughter to the stage and studio. With training from The University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, Kane performs and teaches regularly in the United States and Europe.
From the Heart – Vocalises
for Soprano/Piano with Susan Mohini Kane & Sunha Yoon
Kane’s solo CD recording or art songs and arias released in 2009 entitled A MOMENT OF JOY inspired these reviews: Susan Mohini Kane’s recent CD, A Moment of Joy, provides far more than a moment, this series of art songs and arias brings phrase after phrase of artful music” (McKinney) Music Web International hails Kane’s CD as “a truly inspirational disc.
Here’s a clip of me singing live in recital. One of my favorite arias is “The Trees on the Mountains” by Carlisle Floyd from Susannah. The following link will take you to my YouTube channel to hear it. Enjoy! Susan Mohini Kane sings The Trees on the Mountains
Susan Kane has just returned from the European debut of her classical cabaret show entitled: DUEL-DUET performed by Kristof & Kane and directed by famed Belgian film-director Lieven Debrauwer. See clips from the show at Kristof & Kane.com.
Recent orchestral performances include the Brahms’ A GERMAN REQUIEM, Dvorak TE DEUM, Handel’s MESSIAH, and Mendelssohn’s MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with the Bakersfield Symphony and a Christmas concert with the California Philharmonic at the Ambassador Auditorium. Kane has recently performed Brahms’ A GERMAN REQUIEM and the Saint-Saëns CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with director William Hatcher for the Schantz Music Series in Encinitas, CA. Kane’s most recent opera role was Michaëla in LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN with the Intimate Opera in Pasadena, California. Kane has performed with the Chicago Symphony Chorus, Lyric Opera Cleveland, Carnegie Opera Theatre, Chicago Gilbert and Sullivan Company, Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony Summer Opera and the Paducah Symphony.
Vocal chamber music and art song include performances of Ravel’s TROIS POÈMES DE STEPHAN MALLARMÉ and Stravinsky’s THREE JAPANESE POEMS with chamber orchestra as well as songs by Schubert and Messiaen in the highly acclaimed Jacaranda Chamber Series in Santa Monica. As a champion of both new music and music by women composers and Kane has had several pieces written for her, the most recent being a song cycle entitled PRAYERS FROM THE LONG HISTORY OF HAPPINESS by Sara Carina Graef that has been performed from Miami, Florida to Los Angeles, California.
CLIP: “Je dis” in La tragédie de Carmen with orchestra (video)
CLIP: Dvorak Te Deum with orchestra (audio)
CLIP: Ch’il bel sogno with piano (video)
CLIP: Rejoice Greatly from Handel’s Messiah with orchestra (audio)
CLIP: La vie en rose accompanying myself on ukulele (video)