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Newton Free Library: Climbin’ Up the Mountain – Historic Struggles of African-American Opera Singers
February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In honor of Black History Month, opera and classical music expert, Ed Tapper, will give a presentation highlighting several historically significant African-American opera and concert singers from the 19th century to the present. They persevered in the face of racial prejudice and violence, blazing the trail for future generations of singers from every race. Mr. Tapper is the owner of Orpheus (362 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston), an internationally known retail store that specializes in opera and classical music recordings, and more. FREE and open to the public. More info at newtonfreelibrary.net.