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Event JOIN US ON: 19 Oct 2023

Anthony Davis in Conversation

Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET
In-Person at OPERA America’s National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY
AND Livestreamed

Shortly before his Metropolitan Opera debut, renowned composer Anthony Davis joins Marc A. Scorca, president/CEO of OPERA America, for a conversation about his career in opera: from the ground-breaking premiere of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X in 1985 to his Pulitzer Prize-winning Central Park Five to the upcoming opening of X at the Met. 

Attendees are invited to a casual reception with the guest following the event.


Anthony Davis in Conversation is part of a composer mini-series this Onstage season, including Jake Heggie in Conversation (September 27, 2023) and Terence Blanchard in Conversation (April 25, 2024). 

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Registration for the in-person event taking place at OPERA America's National Opera Center is $10 for members and $25 for non-members. Join today to access the member rate. 

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Access to the LIVE BROADCAST is free, but advance registration is required. Register below and choose "LIVE BROADCAST" for your ticket type. You will be emailed tune-in details in advance of the event. 

This event is part of OPERA America Onstage, our signature public programming series that welcomes artists, students, and opera audiences for intimate performances and conversations with our industry’s leading artists and rising talent. Learn more and see what's next at OPERA America Onstage.

Looking for more opera in your life? Check out the National Opera Calendar to find out what's on stage near you. 

The 2023–2024 season of OPERA America Onstage is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Programming at the National Opera Center is 
made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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