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June 18, 2024. Free shows, concerts, movies, tours are New York (NYC) best kept secret! New York City never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's day or night, weekday or weekend, summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September. If you are looking for inexpensive things to do and where to go in Manhattan today, tonight, tomorrow, or any other time, or any other day of any week - you came to the right place: just click on any day on the calendar dispayed on the every page of our site and you will see how many events you can attend in Manhattan free of charge on that very day.

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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free events to go to,
free things to do in NYC
today!

Opera | 125th Anniversary Tribute to Jules Bledsoe, Baritone

Friday, May 5, 2023, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Free

Elisabeth Stevens, soprano; Krysty Swann, mezzo soprano; Charles Williamson, tenor; and Martin Fisher, baritone.

The Harlem Opera Theater, under Artistic Director Gregory Hopkins, presents a live performance in tribute to Jules Bledsoe (late 1890 - 1943), an American baritone.

An exceptionally accomplished singer of classical music, spirituals, and contemporary show tunes of his time, Jules Bledsoe's powerful baritone voice won the hearts of audiences and critics around the country. He was also an extraordinary composer of vocal music. Born and raised in Texas, he transcended racial discrimination for his unforgettable performance in the original Broadway production of Show Boat.

In 1921, he appeared in Shuffle Along, a hit all-black musical revue starring Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake. He studied with several prominent classical vocal teachers in New York, leading to his formal debut there in 1924. He received excellent notices for his performance of classical vocal pieces and spirituals arranged for solo voice. He was often compared to baritone Paul Robeson. Bledsoe was in high demand to perform in many major operas because of his impressive vocal range and ability to sing in multiple languages. His role in Show Boat became his best-known role, and he popularized Ol' Man River, a song from the musical. Although Bledsoe's productivity as a composer has yet to be fully cataloged, his vocal work ranged from spiritual settings to popular songs to opera.

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