Thursday, October 03, 2013

Paul Robeson program at NJCU 10/16/13


Lecture & Mini Recital

“Significance of Paul Robeson in 2013”

Presented by the

Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center
Wednesday October 16th

7:00 pm-9:00 pm,

Ingalls Hall, Rossey 101

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Blvd
Jersey City, NJ n07302-1597


Susan Robeson is a producer, documentary filmmaker, writer and consultant.  Robeson is a granddaughter of Paul Robeson.  She will show excerpts of her documentary on her grandfather’s life.

 Kevin Maynor will present a mini-recital “From the Repertoire of Paul Robeson” Mr. Maynor was recently named Cultural Envoy to the Pacific Islands and Eastern Asia. Mr. Maynor performed excerpts from Jerome Kern's “SHOWBOAT" and Scott Joplin's "TREEMONISHA" in Taiwan with the Kaohsiung Symphony Orchestra.   Mr. Maynor has sung everywhere from Carnegie Hall to The Beijing Concert Hall in China including  the Lyric Opera of Chicago, New York City Opera, Santa Fe Opera, the Spoleto Festival, Opera Pacific, and the Saratov Opera in Russia.

Call (201) 200-3524 for more information

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