Opera Philadelphia

To Sit and Dream

Tindley Temple United Methodist Church
750-62 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146

To sit and dream, to sit and read / To sit and learn about the world…
All you who are dreamers, too / Help me to make our world anew
-from "To Sit and Dream," by Langston Hughes

Come and dream with us as the Opera Philadelphia Chorus, in partnership with Wharton-Wesley Faith Ensemble and Philadelphia soprano Karen Slack, performs a concert of music by Black composers centered on four choral settings of the poetry of Harlem Renaissance icon Langston Hughes.

The 90-minute concert is conducted by Opera Philadelphia’s Elizabeth Braden and Theodore Thomas, Jr., Director of the Wharton-Wesley Faith Ensemble and Minister of Music at Tindley Temple, and includes compositions by Roland Carter, Christopher H. Harris, Undine Smith Moore, Rosephanye Powell, Florence Price, Michael Reid, André J. Thomas, and Nolan J. Williams, Jr. 

Tickets are free or pay-what-you-decide. 

Runtime is approximately 90 minutes (about 1 and a half hours) with no intermission

Part of Sounds of America: Price and Bonds

Tindley Temple United Methodist Church

Sun, Mar 17 3:00 p.m.
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