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Metropolitan Opera: 'X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X'

The Metropolitan Opera’s 2023-24 season of Saturday matinee broadcasts continues with the network broadcast premiere of a powerful opera about an icon of Black History – "X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X" – by Anthony Davis, with a libretto by Thulani Davis.

This performance from November stars baritone Will Liverman in the title role of the visionary civil rights leader.

The ensemble cast also features Victor Ryan Robertson, Leah Hawkins, Raehann Bryce-Davis, and Michael Sumuel.

Maestro Kazem Abdullah conducts the Met Orchestra and Chorus in this riveting drama.

"X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X" will be heard over the Robert K. Johnson Foundation-Metropolitan Opera International Radio Network at 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 3.

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