Blackface at the Met? Yes, It’s Time to Quit – & Be Sure to Read Part 2, on Harry Lawrence Freeman!


They’ve darkened Otello for a long, long time, starting at the yellow brick brewery and then at Lincoln Center. But now they’ve become enlightened (no pun intended). Here’s a thoughtful and respectful retrospective on the matter, from Hyperallergic, of all places – and with an impressive dividend on the basically-unknown composer of 21 other operas!

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