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Nearly from its inception, Surrealism has had an international
scope, but knowledge of the movement has been formed primarily through a
Western European focus. This exhibition reconsiders the true
"movement" of Surrealism across boundaries of geography and
chronology. Take a virtual tour of Surrealism Beyond Borders, on
view at The Met Fifth Avenue through January 30, 2022. Watch now →
Anita Thacher's enigmatic short film "Homage to
Magritte" (1974) comprises five vignettes inspired by the painter's
disarming sensibility, in which the eye's assumptions are tested, troubled,
and subtly refuted. Watch now →
Sunday, December 19, 2021, 3 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
The Dessoff Choirs
and Orchestra welcomes the season with a Christmas cantata by Margaret
Bonds, The Ballad of the
Brown King. They are joined by internationally recognized
soloists: soprano Laquita Mitchell; tenor Noah Stewart; and mezzo-soprano
Lucia Bradford. They also perform Black
Christ of the Andes and other sublime, rarely heard choral
works by Mary Lou Williams.
The Ballad of the Brown
King: Christmas with the Dessoff Choirs is made possible by
The Howard & Sarah D. Solomon Foundation and Douglas Dockery Thomas.
Additional support is provided by the Adrienne Arsht Fund for Resilience
Your support allows the Museum to collect, conserve, and present 5,000
years of world art. Donate now.
MetLiveArts performances require proof of full vaccination (at least 14
days after the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine, or at least 14
days after a single-dose vaccine). The Met may require additional safety
measures for these performances and will communicate such measures to
confirmed guests in advance. Children under the age of 12 may not attend
performances at this time.