The Undesirable in Box 14: Jews and Opera in Gilded Age New York

The recent television series The Gilded Age depicts the birth of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House as a class war between the city’s established “old money” clan and its newly wealthy arrivals. In this talk, historical musicologist Samantha Cooper will draw on archival, oral history, and press findings to reveal the real-life dynamics that characterized Jewish involvement with the opera in that era.

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Apr 03 2024
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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THE ATHENÆUM OF PHILADELPHIA
219 S. 6th Street Philadelphia, PA, PA 19106-3794 United States
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