Audra McDonald
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1970-07-03
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Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald Biography (Wikipedia)

Audra Ann McDonald (born July 3, 1970) is an American actress and singer. Primarily known for her work on the Broadway stage, she has won six Tony Awards, more performance wins than any other actor, and is the only person to win all four acting categories. She has performed in musicals, operas, and dramas such as A Moon for the Misbegotten, 110 in the Shade, Carousel, Ragtime, Master Class and Porgy and Bess.

As a classical soprano, she has performed in staged operas with the Houston Grand Opera and the Los Angeles Opera and in concerts with symphony orchestras like the Berlin Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic. In 2008 her recording of Kurt Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny with the Los Angeles Opera won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Album and the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording. She has a close working relationship with composer Michael John LaChiusa who has written several works for her, including the Broadway musical Marie Christine, the opera Send (who are you? i love you), and The Seven Deadly Sins: A Song Cycle. With her full lyric soprano voice, she maintains an active concert and recording career throughout the United States performing a wide repertoire from classical to musical theater to jazz and popular songs. In 2016, McDonald was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama. In 2017 she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.

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Josh Groban
If I Loved You
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If I Loved You
Barbara Cook
Blue Skies
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Blue Skies
Eddie Korbich, Audra McDonald & Carousel 1994 Broadway Cast Recording
When The Children Are Asleep
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When The Children Are Asleep

When The Children Are Asleep

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Eddie Korbich
Carousel 1994 Broadway Cast Recording
Audra McDonald
Mister Snow
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Mister Snow

Mister Snow

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Carousel 1994 Broadway Cast Recording
Audra McDonald
A Little Bit In Love
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A Little Bit In Love
Leonard Bernstein
Wrong Note Rag (Wonderful Town)
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Wrong Note Rag (Wonderful Town)
Audra McDonald
When The Children Are Alseep
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When The Children Are Alseep

When The Children Are Alseep

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Eddie Korbich
Audra McDonald
Mister Snow
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Mister Snow
Audra McDonald
Ain't It De Truth
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Ain't It De Truth
Audra McDonald
Aria
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Aria
Leonard Bernstein
Wonderful Town (Act I, A Little Bit in Love)
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Wonderful Town (Act I, A Little Bit in Love)
Eddie Korbich & Audra McDondald
When The Children Are Asleep
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When The Children Are Asleep

When The Children Are Asleep

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Eddie Korbich
Audra McDondald
Audra McDonald
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
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Climb Ev'ry Mountain
Alan Menken
Beauty and the Beast (Finale)
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Beauty and the Beast (Finale)
Audra McDonald
God Bless the Child
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God Bless the Child
Audra McDonald
I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
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I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone
Shirley Verrett
June Is Bustin' Out All Over
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June Is Bustin' Out All Over
Shirley Verrett
A Real Nice Clambake
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A Real Nice Clambake
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2004: Prom 49
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Royal Albert Hall
2004-08-22T16:03:43
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Aug
2004

Proms 2004: Prom 49

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 73 - Last Night of the Proms 2002
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-09-14T16:03:43
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Sep
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 73 - Last Night of the Proms 2002

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1999: Prom 31
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Royal Albert Hall
1999-08-10T16:03:43
10
Aug
1999

Proms 1999: Prom 31

Royal Albert Hall

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