Dawn Upshaw

Dawn Upshaw appears in the following:

Donnacha Dennehy: Composing With Frequency

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

After a slightly weird start to his study with Gérard Grisey in Paris, Donnacha Denney moved to Amsterdam, where the composer Louis Andriessen changed his life forever.


Dawn Upshaw and Maria Schneider on "Winter Morning Walks"

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In this 2013 Leonard Lopate Show interview, soprano Dawn Upshaw and composer Maria Schneider talk about their Grammy-winning recording, “Winter Morning Walks.”


Donnacha Dennehy and Dawn Upshaw

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Donnacha Dennehy is Ireland’s leading contemporary composer. He joins us, along with the award-winning American soprano Dawn Upshaw, to tell us about their collaboration based on the poetry of William Butler Yeats and inspired by an old form of Irish singing. The piece appears on Dennehy's new album, "Grá agus Bás."


Dawn Upshaw in "Ainadamar"

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Soprano Dawn Upshaw, the first vocalist to receive a MacArthur Genius Grant, talks about her performance in Osvaldo Golijov's opera, "Ainadamar," at Carnegie Hall. It's based on the murder of Spanish poet Federico García Lorca by fascist Falangist forces.

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Two Sides

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Not every actor can be seen in the same day portraying a Catholic martyr and a disgraced US President! Frank Langella talks about his current roles as Richard Nixon and Sir Thomas More. Also: soprano Dawn Upshaw and crime writer Patricia Cornwell. And on Underreported: find out about ...


Dawn Upshaw

Monday, May 05, 2008

Perhaps more than any other soprano today, Dawn Upshaw is widely admired for her explorations in new and unusual repertoire. As she is honored later this month as "The Composers' Muse" by the organization Meet the Composer, she joins us to talk about bringing to life new works by composers ...

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