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NYC Opera and Schomburg Center to Present Betty Allen Tribute and Scott Joplin's Treemonisha logo
Betty Allen
New York City Opera will continue its collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with two new programs celebrating the African-American experience in great operatic repertoire and distinguished African-American artists who have enriched the opera world. Events will take place at The Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard in Harlem.

A Tribute to Betty Allen will be held on Monday, February 28, at 7pm, showcasing the dynamic career of African-American mezzo-soprano Betty Allen. On Monday, June 6, at 7pm, City Opera will present an abridged concert version of Treemonisha, the groundbreaking opera by famed composer Scott Joplin, about a young, educated freed slave who leads a campaign to educate her community.

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