Opera Talk: Opera in Ebony
Presented by Tanisha Mitchell
This talk will be held virtually through Zoom
This talk will pay tribute to legendary African American singers who performed at prestigious venues like the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and the Royal Opera House. Sound clips featuring Marian Anderson, Leontyne Price, Paul Robeson, and George Shirley will be included.
About Tanisha Mitchell
Named a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal, Tanisha Mitchell is best known for her innovative work in the arts at the Metropolitan Opera and the Freeport Memorial Library.
As a librarian, her curating and archival expertise in the Metropolitan Opera Music Library helped the institution discover rare, previously unknown treasures that reflect its performance history.
Registration is required. Register with your email address and a link for the talk will be sent just prior to the talk.