Opera Philadelphia

Opera Storybook Time

September 9, 2023
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Library
219 South 6th Street

Dr. Christine Jobson will give a dramatic reading of her children’s book Lily’s First Trip to the Opera, followed by a reading from Jillian Pirtle, CEO of the Marian Anderson Museum and Historical Society of When Marian Sang by Pam Muñoz Ryan. The Marian Anderson Museum & Historical Society will display items of Marian’s – letters, dresses, and sheet music – to bring the story of the Philadelphia luminary to life. The event will conclude with participants having an opportunity to purchase a copy of Lily’s First Trip to the Opera to be autographed by the author!  

Registration information to come 

Thank you to our generous partners at The Marian Anderson Museum and Historical Society, The International Florence Price Festival, and The Athenaeum of Philadelphia.

The Athenaeum of Philadelphia

Sat, Sep 9 11:00 a.m.

Approximately one hour

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