Dawn Upshaw

Dawn Upshaw

Classical, opera, soprano, female vocalists, vocal

Dawn Upshaw (born July 17, 1960 in Nashville, Tennessee) is a world-renowned American soprano described as "one of the most consequential performers of our time" by the Los Angeles Times. The recipient of several Grammy Award and Edison Prize-winning discs, Upshaw is at home both in opera and art song, and in repertoire from Baroque to contemporary. Many composers, including John Harbison and Kaija Saariaho, have written for her, and her artistic achievements are extensive.

Voices of Light [2004]
  • 1. Poèmes pour Mi, No. 8: Le collier (3:46)
  • 2. Chansons de Bilitis: I. La flûte de Pan (2:49)
  • 3. Chansons de Bilitis: II. La chevelure (3:44)
  • 4. Chansons de Bilitis: III. Le tombeau des naïdes (2:49)
  • 5. Harawi, No. 9: L'Escalier redit, gestes du soleil (5:39)
  • 6. Harawi, No. 10: Amour oiseau d'étoile (5:37)
  • 7. Lua descolorida (4:16)
  • 8. Poèmes pour Mi, No. 9: Prière exaucée (3:04)
  • 9. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 1: Paradis (7:13)
  • 10. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 2: Prima verba (2:30)
  • 11. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 3: Roses Ardentes (1:16)
  • 12. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 4: Comme Dieu rayonne (2:24)
  • 13. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 5: L'Aube blanche (1:07)
  • 14. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 6: Eau vivante (1:32)
  • 15. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 7: Veilles-tu ma senteur de soleil? (1:36)
  • 16. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 8: Dans un parfum de roses blanches (2:06)
  • 17. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 9: Crépuscule (2:37)
  • 18. La chanson d'Eve, Op. 95 No. 10: O mort poussière d'etoiles (2:36)
  • 19. Chants de Terre et de Ciel, No. 6: Résurrection (4:08)