Come celebrate the longest day of the year, June 21st, in Lower Manhattan!
The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is partnering with Make Music New York for a special lunch time musical performance. At 12:30 PM an open-call performance of Mozart’s Requiem in D Minor on the 9/11 Memorial Glade. Inspired by a project called the “Rolling Requiem” on the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, it organized 145 performances that day in 40 U.S. states and in 23 countries that day in honor of those killed. Singers and instrumentalists will be encouraged to participate with the assistance of conductor, composer and BMCC Professor Douglas Anderson.
And if you can’t make it to the lunchtime performance, at 5 PM there will be another performance of a dozen pianists performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier on four pianos located on each of the four corners of the 9/11 Memorial Plaza. Musicians of all ages and skill levels will provide three hours of continuous music.
So be sure to head out and enjoy the summer solstice in Lower Manhattan while listening to free classical music.