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Hawaii Public Radio (HPR) - Celebrating Black History Month: Groundbreaking Artists on Air on HPR-2 - Saturday, February 26 at 1 p.m.
Celebrating Black History Month:
Groundbreaking Artists on Air on HPR-2
On the final Saturday of Black History Month, celebrate the artistry of some of the exceptional African-American singers who broke ground at the Metropolitan Opera. This special broadcast showcases stars who have made invaluable contributions to the Met’s legacy, including contralto Marian Anderson, who crossed the Met’s color barrier when she took center stage in the principal role of Ulrica in Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera in 1955.
Don’t miss this special celebration of Black History Month, Saturday, February 26 at 1 p.m. on HPR-2, your home for classical music. Until then, explore the digital exhibition chronicling the history of Black artists at the Met. MET Opera Radio airs Saturdays from 1-5 p.m. on HPR-2. See the HPR-2 Schedule | Station Locator
About Hawaii Public Radio
HPR is a private, non-profit organization which broadcasts classical, jazz, and international music; and in-depth news and informational programming from National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and other local, national, and international program sources, as well as programs produced by Hawaii Public Radio. In 2013, Charity Navigator, the premier charity evaluator, awarded HPR its second consecutive highest, four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
HPR's mission is to serve the entire population of the state of Hawai‘i with two excellent program streams. HPR-1, the news magazine and fine arts stream, can currently be heard on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i (KHPR 88.1 FM and 88.5 FM); Maui, Moloka‘i, Lana‘i, and West Hawai‘i (KKUA 90.7 FM); and East Hawai‘i (KANO 91.1 FM (Hilo) and 94.7 FM (Waimea)). HPR-2, the news, local talk, and music stream, is found on Maui, Moloka‘i, Lana‘i (KIPM 89.7 FM and KIPH 88.3 FM (Hana)); West Hawai‘i (KIPM 89.7 FM and KHPH 88.7 FM); O‘ahu and Kaua‘i (KIPO 89.3 FM; KIPL 89.9 FM).
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