For Dawn Upshaw, ‘Winds of Destiny’ lead to Ojai

For Dawn Upshaw, 'Winds of Destiny' lead to Ojai. Peter Sellars directed Dawn Upshaw for a performance of George Crumb's song cycle "Winds of Destiny" in Los Angeles - eight songs performed by soprano, amplified piano, and four percussionists who play 102 instruments in all.  The idea of staging art song is not new, but Upshaw's compelling presentation at [...]