Friday, June 10, 2022

Metropolitan Opera: $10 Tickets to an Evening with Rising Star Baritone Justin Austin and Tenor George Shirley

 What does it mean to be an American?

Fresh off the heels of his Metropolitan Opera debut in Hamlet, Artist Propulsion Lab baritone Justin Austin will gather friends for an evening of discussion and song, exploring what it means to be an American. Panelists include Ricky Ian Gordon, composer of the contemporary opera Intimate Apparel, which was staged at Lincoln Center Theater this past fall, and George Shirley, the first African American tenor to sing a leading role at the Metropolitan Opera in the 1961.

The program features music from and across the many different cultures of the United States including works by Aaron CoplandMoses Hogan, and Jang Il-nam

Monday, June 13 at 7pm. Tickets $10.


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