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Thursday, September 12 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
"Once in a Hundred Years" (Film Screening)

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Discover the life and legacy of groundbreaking African American opera singer Marian Anderson—whose concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial 80 years ago became an historic moment in the fight for civil rights—with the new 2019 documentary Once in a Hundred Years. The film will be followed by a discussion moderated by Washington Post Journalist Dorothy Gilliam with guest speakers including filmmaker Bill Nicoletti, acclaimed bass and 2019 Marian Anderson Vocal Award Winner Soloman Howard, soprano Harolyn Blackwell, and others.

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Soloman Howard

Soloman Howard’s voice is described as “sonorous” by The New York Times, “superhuman” by The Denver Post, and “a triumph” by The Guardian.His 2018-19 season features performances at the Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Opéra de Montréal, Santa Fe Opera, and Washington... Read More →

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