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Musical Storytime with Arizona Opera

Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo by John Lithgow
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 9:00am

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 Information:

Story 5: Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo by John Lithgow

Release Date: November 20, 2020

Performed By: Diana Olivares, Education Teaching Artist and Chia-Chun Ko, Pianist

This zany picture book follows a boy who attends a concert next to the zoo. Bored with the performance, he begins dozing off. Suddenly the concert gets out of hand when the zoo animals storm the stage and play the instruments themselves!


Check back Friday, November 20, 2020 at the link below as well as on our social media pages for the episode!