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Audra McDonald: After Seven Years, A Musical Homecoming

Watch the Broadway singer perform "Baltimore" in the Soundcheck studio.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Audra McDonald performs in the Soundcheck studio. Audra McDonald performs in the Soundcheck studio. (Michael Katzif / WNYC)

Actress and soprano Audra McDonald recently starred in Broadway's revival of Porgy And Bess. Now, she's back with her first solo album in seven years, Go Back Home, which features McDonald on songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim, among others. And while the record showcases McDonald both backed by lush strings and sparer, bare-bones arrangements, it's her distinctive voice that shines throughout.

Set List

  • "Go Back Home"
  • "Baltimore"
  • "Make Someone Happy"


Audra McDonald

Comments [1]


Audra, you make me happy! You are my vocal idol, thanks for all the joy you bring to us, and for motivating me to be a better singer!

May. 23 2013 02:25 PM

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