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Black and white photograph of a group of women sitting in a row holding musical instruments. Text: Virtual Concert / Letters and the Lost Voices of Women in WWI / with The American Opera Project

Letters and the Lost Voices of Women in WWI

The American Opera Project
Monday, March 21, 2022 - 7 p.m. Online

To mark the celebration of Women’s History Month, join The American Opera Project as they give voice to the women of WWI and explore their, many times overlooked, contributions and cultural representations. Hear selections from the opera Letters That You Will Not Get: Women’s Voices from the Great War by composer Kirsten Volness and co-librettists Susan Werbe and Kate Holland, readings of newly transcribed letters from the National WWI Museum and Memorial’s archives, as well as a keynote talk by Jennifer Orth-Veillon, author, historian and curator of the WWrite Blog and moderated by award-winning journalist Kelly Kennedy, Managing Editor for The War Horse and U.S. Army veteran. This event is co-produced by The National WWI Museum and Memorial and The American Opera Project. Free with RSVP | Online Event