18-31 Segment 2: Racial Diversity in Opera

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Opera is a beloved art form, but its racial history is as flawed as the rest of our culture. We talk to Naomi Andre, a professor at the University of Michigan, about the history of race in opera and how this traditional art form is hopefully getting with the times.

Guest:

  • Naomi Andre, Associate Professor of Afro-American and African Studies at the University of Michigan and author, “Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement”

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