Italian Opera Program At Dorothea’s House

Apr 20, 2017 681

The final program of the 2016-17 season at Dorothea’s House will explore the operatic style known as “bel canto” on Sunday, April 30 at 5 p.m. Conductor Joseph Colaneri, musical director for The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, N.Y., will present The Art of “Bel Canto” and the Italian Romantic Tradition. Colaneri will discuss the style’s historical roots and works by Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini. 

In addition to his work with Glimmerglass, Colaneri has served as a member of the Metropolitan Opera conducting roster since 1998. He also serves as artistic director of opera at Mannes School of Music at The New School in New York City. He served as artistic director of the West Australian Opera in Perth from 2012-14. Dorothea’s House is located at 120 John Street. Programs are free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:45 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring refreshments to share at the reception following the presentation. Seating is limited and programs frequently fill to capacity.


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