Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera
Join members of the Arizona Opera Education Department every two weeks VIRTUALLY for Storytime with a musical twist! Travel with us as we visit Cinderella, explore the forest with Hansel and Gretel, take up residence at The Metropolitan Opera House, and more! Each selected story is woven together with musical experts to enhance the story being presented.
Starting Friday, September 25, 2020 through December, we will be releasing a new musical story every two weeks! Be sure to follow us on social media and sign up for our email list to enjoy each unique musical story.
Story 2: Cinderella Retold by Barbara Karlin, Illustrated by James Marshall
Release Date: October 9, 2020
Performed By: Diana Olivares, Education Teaching Artist and Chia-Chun Ko, Pianist
Poor Cinderella! Her life is just fine - until her father marries a nasty woman with two even nastier daughters. When the girls are invited to a ball given in honor of the prince, they plan to leave Cinderella behind to do the house work. But Cinderella's fairy godmother has other ideas... Filled with grinning rats, glass slippers, and a whole coach-full of laughs.