4.19.15 First Songs: Dawn Upshaw and Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program

Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, 3:00 pm

Dawn Upshaw, internationally renowned soprano and Bard Vocal Arts Program artistic director, will perform with pianist and Bard faculty Kayo Iwama, the singers of the program, and the Bard Conservatory Collaborative Piano Fellows. The concert will feature the world premiere of Garden Songs by the acclaimed Argentinian composer Pablo Ortiz, a Terezín Music Foundation Commission written for Dawn Upshaw, whose text is poetry by Louise Glück. The program will also include new and recent works by Shawn Jaeger and Bard composer Tamzin Elliott, among others.