M. Lamar’s Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman

Drawing on the writings of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Sun Ra, Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman is a staged song cycle with spoken text, synthesizing classical opera, Negro spiritual, Afrofuturism, and doom metal to bring to light the African American experience of enslaved and liberated consciousness. The work is composed and performed by M. Lamar and San Francisco–based The Living Earth Show.

Tickets include same-day Museum admission during open hours.

Please note: The Met Cloisters closes at 4:45 pm. Seating for the concert will begin at 6 pm.

MetLiveArts programming at The Met Cloisters is supported by Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne and the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

$25

The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive
Fort Tryon Park
New York, NY 10040

Phone: 212-923-3700

Transportation from The Met Fifth Avenue is available free of charge for all evening performances at The Met Cloisters. Space is limited; first come, first served. For more information, and to make a reservation, call 212-570-3750.











When: Sat., February 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

Drawing on the writings of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Sun Ra, Lordship and Bondage: The Birth of the Negro Superman is a staged song cycle with spoken text, synthesizing classical opera, Negro spiritual, Afrofuturism, and doom metal to bring to light the African American experience of enslaved and liberated consciousness. The work is composed and performed by M. Lamar and San Francisco–based The Living Earth Show.

Tickets include same-day Museum admission during open hours.

Please note: The Met Cloisters closes at 4:45 pm. Seating for the concert will begin at 6 pm.

MetLiveArts programming at The Met Cloisters is supported by Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne and the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.

$25

The Met Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Drive
Fort Tryon Park
New York, NY 10040

Phone: 212-923-3700

Transportation from The Met Fifth Avenue is available free of charge for all evening performances at The Met Cloisters. Space is limited; first come, first served. For more information, and to make a reservation, call 212-570-3750.

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