Five time Grammy winner Dawn Upshaw has achieved worldwide celebrity as both a recitalist and performer of opera, with a repertoire spanning 250 years. She has received awards and distinctions accorded to only the most distinguished artists. In 2007 she was named a Fellow of the MacArthur Foundation, the first vocal artist to be awarded the organization's five-year “genius” prize, and in 2008 was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She will be joined on the New Millennium Series by her longtime collaborator, the legendary pianist Gilbert Kalish, in a program of songs by Franz Schubert, Bela Bartok, Rebecca Clarke and William Bolcom.
Dawn Upshaw's Website: http://www.colbertartists.com/dawn-upshaw/