Newest Season of MetLiveArts Will Activate Museum Spaces with Site-Specific Works

September 9, 2021

NEW YORK — The iconic Temple of Dendur will host the world premiere of a haunting choral work celebrating the reopening of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, destroyed in the 9/11 attacks. A new Artist in Residence will bring the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s galleries to life with original dance works.

Objects from the museum’s collection anchor musical performances, as Man with a Guitar by Pablo Picasso will for Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments by his friend Igor Stravinsky.

Discover the full fall 2021 and winter 2022 MetLiveArts program.

A recent major grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) created the SNF Live Arts Endowment, which will help MetLiveArts offer this sort of programming in perpetuity.


The financially struggling Metropolitan Opera will present 18 productions in 2024-25, matching the current season and pandemic-curtailed 2019-20 for the fewest since 14 in strike-shortened 1980-81.

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