THE OPERA DIvA SERIES: Soprano Marquita Lister drops in on Patrick D. McCoy, The African American Voice in Classical Music to discuss her triumphant return to the opera stage. Lister was the recent recipent of the Victory Award at the recent 25th Anniversary Victory Awards Gala held in Washington, D. C. at the Wardman Park Marriott.The
Victory Awards® were created by NRH in 1986 to celebrate the Victory of the Human Spirit. This nationally recognized, one-of-a-kind award honors individuals who best exemplify exceptional strength and courage in the face of physical adversity. Over the past 25 years, NRH has recognized celebrities and former patients from all walks of life with this prestigious award.
When illness threatened Lister's life and career, she did not give up. With her faith, the support of friends and family and a resilient spirit, Lister has returned to performing to rave reviews.