[Conservatory Sundays: Dawn Upshaw and Friends] Photo by Dario Acosta
Photo by Dario Acosta

Bard College Conservatory of Music and Fisher Center Present

Conservatory Sundays: Dawn Upshaw and Friends

A Winter Songfest

Tickets: $15, 25, 50, 100*; Free to Bard students, call the Box Office to reserve.

*Guests at the $100 level are invited to join Dawn Upshaw onstage for a postconcert reception of spirits and sweets in the Sosnoff Theater immediately following the performance. Limited tickets are available for this exclusive opportunity; please reserve early. To purchase the $100 tickets, please contact 845-758-7928. 


Dawn Upshaw and singers in the Graduate Vocal Arts Program, Piano Fellows, and the brass quintet Monstrare present a program of festive songs and ensembles to benefit The Bard College Conservatory Graduate Vocal Arts Program.

Program includes
William Billings Bethlehem
Giovanni Gabrieli Canzona per Sonare, No. 2
from Canzoni per sonare con ogni sorte di strumenti
Peter Warlock The First Mercy
Ralph Vaughan Williams This is the Truth Sent from Above
Richard Hundley Maiden Snow
Ned Rorem Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening
Dominick Argento Winter
arr. Aaron Copland
Simple Gifts
Irving Berlin White Christmas
Richard Rodgers Sing for Your Supper
Marc Blitzstein The New Suit (Zipperfly)
Claudio Monteverdi, arr. Raymond Mase Ah dolente partita
Quel augellin che canta
from Madrigals, Book Four
Hugo Wolf Fussreise
Auf eine Christblume
Hugo Distler Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Arr. Charles Ives
In the Mornin'
Arr. Stephen Richards
Arr. John Jacob Niles
I Wonder as I Wander
Robert MacGimsey Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Walter Kent I'll Be Home for Christmas
Arr. Michael Blubé
Jingle Bells
Arr. Arthur Warrell
We Wish You a Merry Christmas