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)
Gretchen am Spinnrade
Lied der Mignon (Nur wer die Sehnsucht kennt)
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
from In the Mists
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
The Cloths of Heaven
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Annyi bánat a szüvemen
Eddig való dolgom
William Bolcom (b. 1938)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A complete list of upcoming events can be found on the Amherst College Music Department website at www.amherst.edu/go/music.