History’s Persistent Voice

New York, NY, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

7:00 PM

Soprano Julia Bullock premieres "Mama's Little Precious Thing"

Jullia Bullock sings the words of pioneering Black American mixed-media artist Thornton Dial in a recital featuring traditional slave songs and words penned by Black American artists from the southeastern United States, including the esteemed quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. The texts are set to original compositions by a roster of all-women composers including Tania León, Courtney Bryan, Jessie Montgomery, and Allison Loggins-Hull.

Venue Details

The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028