Dawn Upshaw Joins San Francisco Symphony for All-Bernstein Program

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Dawn Upshaw joins the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas tonight for the premiere of an all-Bernstein program that will make its way to Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala next week. On the program tonight at Davies Symphony Hall and continuing there Thursday and Friday nights are Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Scenes from A Quiet Place, Meditation No. 1 from Mass, Danzón from Fancy Free, and songs from West Side Story, On the Town, Songfest, and Trouble in Tahiti, some of which were featured on the 1996 Nonesuch release Leonard Bernstein's New York.

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Dawn Upshaw joins the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas tonight for the premiere of an all-Bernstein program that will make its way to Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala next week. On the program tonight at Davies Symphony Hall and continuing there Thursday and Friday nights are Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Scenes from A Quiet Place, Meditation No. 1 from Mass, Danzón from Fancy Free, and songs from West Side Story, On the Town, Songfest, and Trouble in Tahiti, some of which were featured on the 1996 Nonesuch release Leonard Bernstein's New York. Also joining the orchestra for the performances are baritone Quinn Kelsey, cellist Peter Wyrick, vocalist Stephanie Harwood, and a number of additional vocalists and dancers; preceding the concerts is a Free Inside Music talk with James Keller. For more information and tickets, visit sfsymphony.org.

For the Carnegie Hall program next Wednesday, September 24, Dawn will be joined by baritone Thomas Hampson, vocalist Christine Ebersole, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and an ensemble selected from the Vocal Arts Department and the Drama Division of The Juilliard School. This event is a part of Bernstein: The Best of all Possible Worlds, presented by Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the composer's birth, the 65th anniversary of his debut with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, and the 50th anniversary of his appointment as music director of the Philharmonic. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org/bernstein.

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Dawn Upshaw by Dario Acosta
  • Wednesday, September 17, 2008
    Dawn Upshaw Joins San Francisco Symphony for All-Bernstein Program
    Dario Acosta

    Dawn Upshaw joins the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas tonight for the premiere of an all-Bernstein program that will make its way to Carnegie Hall's Opening Night Gala next week. On the program tonight at Davies Symphony Hall and continuing there Thursday and Friday nights are Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Scenes from A Quiet Place, Meditation No. 1 from Mass, Danzón from Fancy Free, and songs from West Side Story, On the Town, Songfest, and Trouble in Tahiti, some of which were featured on the 1996 Nonesuch release Leonard Bernstein's New York. Also joining the orchestra for the performances are baritone Quinn Kelsey, cellist Peter Wyrick, vocalist Stephanie Harwood, and a number of additional vocalists and dancers; preceding the concerts is a Free Inside Music talk with James Keller. For more information and tickets, visit sfsymphony.org.

    For the Carnegie Hall program next Wednesday, September 24, Dawn will be joined by baritone Thomas Hampson, vocalist Christine Ebersole, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, and an ensemble selected from the Vocal Arts Department and the Drama Division of The Juilliard School. This event is a part of Bernstein: The Best of all Possible Worlds, presented by Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the composer's birth, the 65th anniversary of his debut with the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall, and the 50th anniversary of his appointment as music director of the Philharmonic. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org/bernstein.

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