Bellini Opera Theatre of Michigan will host a lecture and performance at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Henry Ford Centennial Library to celebrate “2013: The Year of Italian Culture in the United States."
This event has been rescheduled from the original date of Oct. 17. It is free and open to the public.
The Oct. 24 performance will focus on operatic songs spanning the years 1500 to 2000. Featured performers are Eva Evola, soprano; Dino Valle, baritone, and Gina D’Lessio, pianist.
Bellini Opera Theatre will conclude the 2013 season at the Henry Ford Centennial Library with two additional performances on Nov. 21 and Dec. 19.
Bellini Opera Theatre of Michigan was founded by Rosolino Lo Duca, an opera enthusiast and native of Cinisi in the province of Palermo, out of his passion for the music of Vincenzo Bellini.
Dino Valle, co-founder and artistic director, has more than 35 years of operatic experience, and is also the founder of the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan and the Dearborn Opera.
The mission of Bellini Opera Theatre is to foster the enjoyment of operatic music through concerts, lectures, full-stage opera, and other outreach programs in Michigan, Florida and Italy.
For more information about the program, call Henry Ford Centennial Library at 313-943-2330.