Carol Oja on Lecture about Marian Anderson at Clarke Recital Hall

Fri Feb 21, 2020

Marian Anderson’s debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1955 broke through the company’s longstanding Jim Crow practices. Carol Oja, Professor of Music at Harvard University, revisits the campaign waged by the NAACP and Anderson’s manager, Sol Hurok, to gain equal access to concert halls and major performance institutions.

Seventh Annual Robert Kelley Memorial Lecture Series
Weeks Center for Recording & Performance, Clarke Recital Hall
Carol Oja, lecturer

Free Event

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