Stephen Sulich has performed as a piano soloist and in collaboration with singers and instrumentalists in concerts from coast to coast. He has conducted opera for more than 20 companies in the United States including Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera and The New York City Opera.
He boasts a broad repertoire of almost fifty operas including: Madama Butterfly, The Bartered Bride, Così fan tutte, The Merry Widow, La Cenerentola, The Rape of Lucretia, Carmen, Vec Makropulos and Capriccio.
This past summer (2014) he was at the Crested Butte Music Festival in Colorado (his third year there) serving as Music Director of the Children's Opera Chorus where, in 2013, he conducted a double bill of Brundibar and Der Kaiser von Atlantis. He has been on the faculty of the Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival 2008 - 2011 in Vietri sul Mare, Italy, where he conducted Suor Angelica in 2011; and also a guest faculty member at The Eastman School of Music in 2008 and 2009, conducting performances of The Secret Garden there in 2009; and previously at Hunter College in 2008- 2009 in New York City. In the fall of 2012, he joined the music department faculty full-time at Concordia College (MN) and was a visiting faculty member at the Eastman School of Music in September 2012 and February-March 2013. From 2003-2007 Stephen was Musical Director and Principal Conductor for the Pine Mountain Music Festival Young Artist’s Program in Houghton, MI. where he returned in July 2013 as a guest artist. In the fall of 2010, he was guest faculty conductor at the Moores School of Music - The University of Houston (TX) for their production of La Vie Parisienne. In April of 2011 he was once again guest conductor for the Manhattan Camerata in their concert at Vanderbilt Hall in New York City.
Stephen is also sought after as a vocal coach, soloist, and accompanist on concert programs and recital series in New York City, where he resides.