metropolitan opera

La Traviata | Great Performances at the Met

Aug 21, 2017
Met Opera' main charcters on stage
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Fri., Aug. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan in Verdi’s classic, with Michael Fabiano as her lover.

Image courtesy of Mark Rucker

During Black History Month, WKAR explores issues, events and perspectives involving the black experience.

WKAR’s Jamie Paisley spoke with African-American opera singer Mark Rucker who started in Chicago under a teacher with interesting classroom discipline techniques.