DAWN UPSHAW, SOPRANO

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Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:00 pm
Bates Recital Hall
$10.00-50.00

Part of the 2012-2013 Texas Performing Arts Season

Stephen Prutsman, piano

Presented in partnership with the Butler School of Music

Four-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw returns to Texas Performing Arts after postponing her 2012 recital. Upshaw is a worldwide celebrity on both opera and concert stages, with a diverse repertoire that ranges from classic works of Bach to the freshest sounds of today. She reaches into the heart of music and text, drawing the devotion of an exceptionally diverse audience, and a list of awards and distinctions bestowed on only the most distinguished of artists.

Stephen Prutsman moves easily from classical to jazz to world music as pianist, composer, and conductor. He has written and arranged over 40 works for the Kronos Quartet in addition to having written for many of the world’s leading classical and popular artists and ensembles.

PROGRAM

I
Music for a while – Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)
Im Frühling, Op. 101, No. 1, D. 882 – Franz Schubert (1797 – 1828)
L’aube blanche, from La chanson d’Eve, Op. 95 – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Come again, sweet love doth now invite – John Dowland (1563 – 1626)
Die Lotosblume, Op. 33, No. 3 – Robert Schumann (1810 – 1856)
Im Zimmer, from Sieben Frühe Lieder, No. 5 – Alban Berg (1885 – 1935)
La chevelure, from Chansons de Bilitis – Claude Achille Debussy (1862-1918)
Le collier, from Poèmes pour Mi – Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)

II
Als Luise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, K. 520 – W. A. Mozart (1756 – 1791)
K ney (To Her), Op. 38, No. 2 – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943)
Die Bekehrte, from Goethe-Lieder, No. 27 – Hugo Wolf (1860 – 1903)
She never told her love, from English Canzonettas II, H. 26a, No. 34 – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 – 1809)
Weep you no more, sad fountains – Dowland
Rastlose Liebe, D. 138, Op. 51 – Schubert

Intermission

III
Oblivion soave, from L’incoronazione di Poppea – Claudio Monteverdi (1567 – 1643)
Mond, so gehst du wieder auf, from Lieder des Abschieds, Op. 14, No. 3 [ 4:00 ] – Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897 – 1957)
White Moon – Ruth Crawford Seeger (1901 – 1953)
Sleep – Peter Warlock (1894 – 1930)
Son (A Dream), Op. 38, No. 5 – Rachmaninoff

IV
Eddig való dolgom – arr. Béla Bartók (1881 – 1945)
Waitin’ – William Bolcom (b. 1938)
I’m a Stranger Here Myself, from One Touch of Venus – Kurt Weill (1900 – 1950)
What’ll I Do? – Irving Berlin (1888 – 1989)
The Love I Long For, from Sadie Thompson – Vernon Duke (1903 – 1969)

“At the end of a strong Upshaw performance, one feels not dazzled by a glittering operatic star, but rather swept into the world of a fellow life-traveler.”
BOSTON GLOBE

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
Artists In Residence: Vocal Master Class
• Monday 04/08/13
• Time TBD
• Butler School of Music
Hosted by Professors Darlene Wiley and Anne Epperson

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