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Opera Singer Dawn Upshaw Crosses Over to Broadway

From the Metropolitan Opera, soprano Dawn Upshaw. She has a new recording of Broadway showtunes, called "I Wish It So." It includes lesser known works by Marc Blitzstein and Kurt Weill as well as songs by Sondheim and Bernstein. Upshaw has played more then 20 roles at the Met, including the current "The Marriage of Figaro" and the recently completed "Idomeneo," both by Mozart.


Other segments from the episode on November 1, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 1, 1994: Interview with Dawn Upshaw; Interview with Ian Frazier; Review of Abraham Burton's album "Closest to the Sun."


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