Ebony Ecumenical Ensemble - Metropolitan Museum of Art



Date: 12/03/11
Ages: All
Address:
Fifth Ave. @ 82nd St. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org

Description: Celebrate the holiday season with a rousing evening of gospel music, spirituals, anthems, and Christmas carols. Founded in 1979, the Ensemble has performed at Carnegie Hall for the Korean Sacred Choral Festival, at the Beacon Theater with the critically acclaimed Three Mo' Tenors, and performances of the highly popular Nativity at the United Palace Theater sponsored by the Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture. The Ensemble has also performed for former South African president Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and made its debut with the New York Philharmonic in the Emmy-nominated Live from Lincoln Center excerpts from Porgy and Bess.