In a collaboration with The Black Iris Project, the Juneteenth Celebration at Carnegie Hall will present an excerpt from their forthcoming evening-length ballet "Blood in the Soil" set to an original score by Alabama-rooted classical composer Brian R. Nabors.

Founded by choreographer Jeremy McQueen in 2016, The Black Iris Project (BIP) is an Emmy® award-winning ballet collaborative and education vehicle which creates new, relevant classical and contemporary ballet works that celebrate diversity and Black history. Based in New York City, The BIP hosts a team of predominantly artists of color, and delivers cross-disciplinary and original works. Championing individuality, the collaborative harnesses the Black inherent creative spirit.

Free tickets available at the Box Office starting June 12