Marking the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, New York City Opera, in collaboration with Opera Noire of New York, will present an abridged concert version of X -- The Life and Times of Malcolm X, a brilliant and groundbreaking opera about the great civil rights leader that premiered at City Opera in 1986. Composer Anthony Davis and scenarist Christopher Davis will offer insights on their inspiration and creative process.
This special event is part of a series of collaborative programs co-presented by New York City Opera and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The performance takes place on May 12 at the Schomburg Center.
For more information, please visit the New York City Opera and the Schomburg Center at the New York Public Library.