Music and Friendship in 18th-Century Philadelphia

November 30, 2023 (Thursday) — 7:00 pm

Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
3420 Walnut St.
University of Pennsylvania

In this program, The Raritan Players, led by Rebecca Cypess, explore music in private circles in 18th-century Philadelphia--especially in the salon of Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson, hostess of the first literary salon in America.

This concert is free and open to the public upon registration (https://libcal.library.upenn.edu/calendar/kislak/raritan_players)


Pre-concert lecture at 6:15 by Rebecca Cypess, followed by the concert at 7:00 pm.



Music in the Pavilion Series

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania's Music Department, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, the music series Music in the Pavilion takes place in the beautiful sixth-floor Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion in Van Pelt Library. (Link to website)


Featured image: Portait of American poet, Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson


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