Dawn Upshaw Opens "Free for All at Town Hall" on April 29

Classic Arts News   Dawn Upshaw Opens "Free for All at Town Hall" on April 29
Soprano Dawn Upshaw will open the fifth annual "Free for All at Town Hall" recital series in midtown Manhattan this Sunday (April 29).

Her diverse program includes songs by Foster, Ives, Ravel, Debussy, Messiaen and Faur_, and lieder by Schumann and Wolf. The program concludes with three selections from William Bolcom's Cabaret Songs: "Song of Black Max," "Waitin'" and "Amor."

She will be accompanied by Gilbert Kalish, who will also play Ives's "Concord" Piano Sonata and an Intermezzo by Brahms.

Upcoming concerts feature trumpeter Alison Balsom performing transcriptions of compositions by Bach, Handel, Purcell, Lindberg and Astor Piazzola (May 13); violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott playing Brahms sonatas (May 20); and pianist Konstantin Lifschitz performing Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier on May 27.

As the series title indicates, "Free for All at Town Hall" concerts are free of charge. Call 212-707-8787 or visit www.freeforallattownhall.org for more information.

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