Sat, Feb 29 | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sun Ra's Disciples in The Temple of Dendur with Nona Hendryx musical director Craig Harris

Sun Ra’s Disciples in The Temple of Dendur with Nona Hendryx Vocalist, songwriter, and author, musician, conceived specifically for The Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing with orchestrations by Craig Harris featuring Jay Rodriguez.
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Sun Ra's Disciples in The Temple of Dendur  with Nona Hendryx musical director Craig Harris

Time & Location

Feb 29, 2020, 7:00 PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA

About the event

Sun Ra’s Disciples in  The Temple of Dendur with Nona Hendryx Vocalist, songwriter, and author.

Nona Hendryx has created an enthralling, multisensory tribute to the iconoclastic musician, conceived specifically for The Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing with orchestrations by Craig Harris. 

Presented as part of the yearlong, citywide, Harlem Stage WaterWorks commissioned celebration of Sun Ra and his legacy. Presented in partnership with the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sun Ra was a visionary artist and composer who infused his ecstatic performances with costumes and mythology that both looked back to ancient Egypt and forward to science fiction. Nona Hendryx has created a multisensory tribute to Sun Ra with music direction by Craig Harris, choreography by Francesca Harper, costume/ set design by Virgil Ortiz and invocations by Carl Hancock Rux, conceived specifically for the Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing. 

Tickets start at $65. SAT FEB 29, 7 PM, Gallery 131, The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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