“I was given a stethoscope in a child’s ‘doctor’s bag’ at about age six and I loved it! One could hear the heart beating through that plastic toy.” The heart beating through … The magisterial soprano Jessye Norman died on September 30, 2019. In tribute to a revered woman and artist, the Metropolitan Opera hosts a celebration that includes Met artists, dancers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and a number of speakers, among them Anna Deavere Smith and Gloria Steinem. The event begins at 3pm and is open to the Public. —L.J.
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