Kanye West continues building his opera catalog with plans to debut Mary during Art Basel Miami 2019.
The announcement comes from Kanye West’s Twitter account, shared on December 5, 2019. Mary follows up Kanye West’s debut opera Nebuchadnezzar which starred rapper Sheck Wes. His second opera takes place Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Miami Marine Stadium.
December 8 is also the date followers of the Catholic faith observe the Feast Of Immaculate Conception. The Feast Of Immaculate Conception focuses on the idea that The Virgin Mary was conceived without sin, according to NewsWeek.
The announcement also shares a verse from the Bible from the book of Luke describing Mary’s destiny to birth Jesus Christ. Vanessa Beechcroft directs this production with music from Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir.
Kanye West released his first full, Gospel album Jesus Is King on October 25 after several delays, earning him his ninth No. 1 album.
View the announcement below:
— ye (@kanyewest) December 6, 2019