Our City, Your Orchestra: Marian Anderson House Our City, Your Orchestra: Marian Anderson House Our City, Your Orchestra: Marian Anderson House

Our City, Your Orchestra: Marian Anderson House

Monday
Nov 02, 2020, 7:00 PM

Performance Details

Philip Kates Violin
Davyd Booth Piano
Jillian Patricia Pirtle Soprano
Tanisha Anderson Mezzo-soprano
Gareth Haynes Piano

Program to be Announced

Orchestra members Davyd Booth (piano) and Philip Kates (violin) also perform at the National Marian Anderson Museum, where opera singer and civil rights advocate Marian Anderson lived from 1924 to 1993. The musicians are joined by Jillian Patricia Pirtle (soprano), Tanisha Anderson (mezzo-soprano), and Gareth Haynes (piano). The Orchestra extends special thanks to Jacobs Music for its maintenance work on the home’s Steinway grand piano, on which Blanche Burton-Lyles, founder of the Marian Anderson Museum, played and entertained as a child.

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Sponsors

Partner locations include the National Marian Anderson Museum, Harriett’s Bookshop, the Historic Belmont Mansion/Underground Railroad Museum, The Franklin Institute, and more. Repertoire is chosen specifically for, and in collaboration with, each location to speak to its unique mission, as well as interviews with leaders at each venue also help to tell their stories.

Other upcoming performance locations include NextFab, Taller Puertorriqueño, the Woodmere Art Museum, and Project HOME with more locations to be announced.

Sponsorship

Our City, Your Orchestra is supported in part by the William Penn Foundation, with additional support provided through the PNC Arts Alive initiative, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Presser Foundation.

William Penn Foundation

PNC Arts Alive

National Endowment for the Arts

The Presser Foundation