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The Metropolitan’s "Remembering September 11" Commemorates 10th Anniversary of 9/11

NEW YORK, NY.- “Remembering September 11,” a concert by the Wordless Music Orchestra conducted by Ryan McAdams, will commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11 at The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Sunday, September 11, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. The hour-long program is free with Museum admission. “The Museum is offering this concert in remembrance of a day that profoundly affected all of our lives,” stated Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum. “The Met has long provided a place for reflection and solace, and on this important anniversary it will do so through the thoughtful works of these contemporary composers, brought to life in moving musical performances.” The event is part of a slate of activities on that day at the Museum commemorating the anniversary, including a talk with artist Faith Ringgold about the concurrent exhibition The 9/11 Peace Story Quilt, on