Arooj Aftab

Date and Time

September 22, 2022



The Met Fifth Avenue

The Temple of Dendur

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Arooj Aftab is a Brooklyn-based Pakistani composer, vocalist and producer. Her distinctive musical dialect draws on jazz, minimalism and neo-Sufi sounds. For her site-specific performance at The Met’s majestic Temple of Dendur, she will draw on the Museum's world-renowned collection of Deccan and Mughal art, manuscripts and objects.

All seats are unreserved and first come, first serve.

Tickets start at $70 ($65 + $5 service fee).

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This performance is made possible by the Adrienne Arsht Fund for Resilience through Art. Additional funding is provided by William H. Wright II and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

Image: Arooj Aftab, photo by Blythe Thomas

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