Deborah Voigt, Dawn Upshaw Appear at Arts & Leisure Weekend

Classic Arts News   Deborah Voigt, Dawn Upshaw Appear at Arts & Leisure Weekend
Composer Osvaldo Golijov, jazz pianist and singer Harry Connick Jr., and sopranos Deborah Voigt and Dawn Upshaw are among the artists scheduled to appear as part of the New York Times' Arts & Leisure Weekend starting tonight.

The series, which runs through January 8 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, features conversations between Times writers and a variety of artists and performers, including actors, writers, musicians, and filmmakers.

Tonight at 8 p.m., music critic Anthony Tommasini will interview Voigt; Patricia Cohen will talk with Connick tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Golijov and Upshaw, both in town for Lincoln Center's festival of Golijov's music, will be seen in discussion with critic Ann Midgette on January 8 at 4 p.m.

Also on the schedule are talks with Audra McDonald, the classical soprano and Broadway star, and Frank Gehry, the architect who designed Los Angeles's Walt Disney Hall and the Richard B. Fisher Center at Bard College.

For more information, call (888) NYT-1870 or visit

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