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Part 1: A Tribute to Black Men in Opera

To purchase tickets, please call 212-769-7028.

Saturday, February 08, 2020 10:30 AM

Although Paul Robeson and Roland Hayes never appeared in an opera production, their efforts as concert artists opened doors for many black men in opera who not only followed their example but also eventually broke barriers to perform on the operatic stage. In Part 1, Tanisha Mitchell explores the careers of such important artists as Robert McFerrin Sr., Simon Estes, George Shirley, Phillip Creech, and Sir Willard White.

This course has two sessions. To purchase all sessions of The Enduring Legacy of Black Singers in Opera, please click here.

This session will be held in the Opera Learning Center, located on the 6th Floor of the Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, 65th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue. For questions, please call the LCE Ticket Line at 212-769-7028, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm.

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