The Graduate Vocal Arts Program at The Bard College Conservatory of Music is a unique master of music program in vocal performance. Conceived, designed and led by renowned American soprano Dawn Upshaw.
The Fisher Center at Bard College is presenting two one-act operas performed by the Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts program singers on March 14 and 16th. One of the operas, Payne Hollow by Shawn Jaeger, is a world premiere, and the other is Benjamin Britten’s beloved The Turn of the Screw.
Soprano Dawn Upshaw, 2013 Grammy Award–Winner and Artistic Director of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program at The Bard College Conservatory of Music; Associate Director for the Graduate Vocal Arts Program, Kyo Iwama; and aforementioned composer, Shawn Jaeger, join us to tell us more.