April 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Tickets Required

Joining a rare natural warmth with a fierce commitment to the transforming communicative power of music, Dawn Upshaw has achieved worldwide celebrity as a singer of opera and concert repertoire ranging from the sacred works of Bach to the freshest sounds of today.

“Upshaw’s instrument has the kind of power, clarity and pure beauty that can transfix a listener.” –Pioneer Press

Program (subject to change)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Im Frühling
Gretchen am Spinnrade
Lied der Mignon (Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt)
Rastlose Liebe

Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)

from In the Mists
I. Andante
IV. Presto

Mr. Kalish

Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Histoires Naturelles

Le paon
Le grillon
Le cygne
Le martin-pêcheur
La pintade


Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)

June Twilight
Infant Joy
The Tiger
A Dream
The Cloths of Heaven

Béla Bartók (1881-1945)

Fekete föd
Annyi bánat a szüvemen
Régi keserves
Eddig való dolgom
'Hatforintos’ nóta

William Bolcom (b. 1938)
Black Max
Toothbrush time

Dawn Upshaw has recorded extensively for the Nonesuch label. She may also be heard on Angel/EMI, BMG, Deutsche Grammophon, London, Sony Classical, Telarc, and Erato and Teldec in the Warner Classics Family of label.

Single event tickets go on sale two weeks before each performance:

General Public: $28
Senior Citizens (65+) and Amherst College Employees: $22
Students, with valid ID: $12

Tickets are nonrefundable, and programs and dates are subject to change. Buckley Recital Hall has limited wheelchair-accessible seating.

For further information, please contact the Concert Office at (413) 542-2195 or concerts@amherst.edu.

A complete list of upcoming events can be found on the Amherst College Music Department website at www.amherst.edu/go/music.

Contact Info

Alisa Pearson
(413) 542-2195
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