[Met Concert/Gala] CID:357335
A Celebration of Jessye Norman
. Matinee ed. Metropolitan Opera House: 11/24/2019.

Metropolitan Opera House
November 24, 2019t Matinee

A Celebration of Jessye Norman 1945-2019

Video: Jessye Norman performs "Amazing Grace" at the 1997 Presedential Inauguration and
the 1995 Kennedy Center Honors

"Great Day" Traditional, Arranged by Don Marsh, Patrick Russ, and Damien Sneed
Leah Hawkins and Latonia Moore, Sopranos
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and members of the Metropolitan Opera Porgy and Bess ensemble
Donald Palumbo, Chorus Master
Damien Sneed, Piano

Peter Gelb
General Manager, Metropolitan Opera

Video: Jessye Norman: From childhood to singing spirituals at Carnegie Hall

Elaine Norman Sturkey and James Howard Norman

Video: "If God has a voice, her voice would be Jessye Norman" Performance at the Met

Gloria Steinem

Ellington "Heaven"
arranged by Damien Sneed
J'Nai Bridges, Mezzo Soprano
Damien Sneed, Piano

Strauss: "Morgen"
Op. 27, No. 4
Lise Davidson, Soprano
Mark Markham, piano
Arranged by Damien Sneed

Clive Gillinson

Wagner: Die Walküre: Wotan's Farewell (excerpt)
Eric Owens, Bass Baritone
Mark Markham

Darren Walker

Balm in Gilead
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Choreographed by Arthur Mitchell
Vocals, Jessye Norman
Alicia Graf Mack, Dancer

Video: Jessye Norman sings "La Marseillaise" at the French Bicentennial

Jack Jang

Strauss: Four Last Songs: Beim Schlafengehen
Renée Fleming, Soprano
David Chan, Violin
Gerald Martin Moore, Piano

Video: Jessye Norman sings Carmen

Revelations (excerpts)
Choreography by Alvin Ailey (1960)

The Day Is Past and Gone
You May Run On
Traditionals arranged by Howard A. Roberts and Brother John Sellers

Rocka My Soul in the Bosom of Abraham
Traditional arranged by Howard A. Roberts

Decor and costumes by Ves Harper
Costumes for "Rocka My Soul" redesigned by Barbara Forbes

Dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Anne Deavere Smith

He's Got the Whole World in His Hand
Traditional arranged b Don Marsh, Patrick Russ and Damien Sneed
Leah Hawkins, Latonia Moore
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and members of the Metropolitan Opera Porgy and Bess ensemble
Donald Palumbo
Damien Sneed

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