Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Pianist Roy Eaton is Guest Soloist at Apollo Theater Soundstage on June 20

The African American pianist Roy Eaton tells AfriClassical he will appear as guest soloist at the 2008 Vocal Competition of the Harlem Opera Theater. It will be held at the Apollo Theater Soundstage, 253 W. 125th St., 3rd Floor, New York City at 6:30 pm Friday, June 20. Roy will perform works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Gershwin and Scott Joplin.

The Harlem Opera Theater has issued this announcement: We are pleased to announce our '08 Vocal Competition, an exciting presentation of up and coming classical singers! College Division, ages 18-22, Judges Choice Awards. Professional Artists, ages 23-35, Audience Choice Awards. Seating in the Apollo Soundstage is limited, so we urge you to purchase tickets at your earliest convenience. The Apollo Theater Box Office: 212-531-5305 or Tickets $28.

Pianist Roy F. Eaton,, is well known for performing and recording the works of the African American ragtime and classical composer Scott Joplin, and for interpreting the piano works of other composers, including Frédéric Chopin and the African American composer William Grant Still. Scott Joplin and William Grant Still are profiled at

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