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Sunday, December 2 at 3:00 p.m.


The Young People’s Chorus of New York City conducted by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez, join soprano and program curator Julia Bullock and a roster of acclaimed artists at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This event features a program of music set to the poems of Langston Hughes, the American poet, novelist, playwright, and major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance.

YPC will sing “Danse Africaine,” a work celebrating African song and dance, which YPC commissioned from composer/violinist Jessie Montgomery.  Ms. Montgomery describes Mr. Hughes’s poem as having a natural sense of movement, rhythm, and cadence, to which she aimed to bring a dance-like character that stays true to the poem’s internal rhythm. Others featured in this recital are Jessie Montgomery, soprano Nicole Cabell, New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist Anthony McGill, and pianist/composers Ricky Ian Gordon and John Musto.

Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street

Tickets start at $50, ages 5 and up. Bring the Kids for $1.




Date & Time:

Sunday, December 2 at 3:00 p.m.




Venue:

Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street

Tickets:
Online
By Phone: 212-535-7710




Details

Date:
December 2, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-live-arts/bullock-19-2

Venue

Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028 United States
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