Opera Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Black Artists Dominating the Opera World Today?

The opera world has a plethora of great black artists dominating more than ever before.

Taking the baton from past generations, the new singers have simply made their presence felt even more prominently than ever before. Whether it be redefining the ranges of both tenors or sopranos, or the awesome lows of basses and mezzos, this new generation is undeniably filled with tremendous talent that will continue for years to come.

How well do you know them though? Here is our second quiz to celebrate Black History Month here at OperaWire.

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David Salazar
Prior to creating OperaWire, DAVID SALAZAR, (Editor-in-Chief) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazon among others. His 2014 interview with opera star Kristine Opolais was cited in a New York Times Review. He also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism.

2 Comments on "Opera Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Black Artists Dominating the Opera World Today?"

  1. Ernest Jackson | March 15, 2018 at 9:45 pm | Reply

    Jnai Bridges sang the role of Ines in Trovatore at Lyric Opera of Chicago in the 2014 season.

  2. Please record HCS on dvd and sell. I would certainly buy one. I heard Jo sing “I don’t know how to love him”. It was remarkable. I know Michael Cunio’s work. He is very talented as well. Thank you.

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