Rossini’s  Il Barbiere di Siviglia Count Almaviva

Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia Count Almaviva

Liberty Theater (map)

Sensational Mexican baritone Luis Ledesma leads an all-star cast as Figaro in the world’s favorite comic opera, filled with soaring Bel Canto melodies, goofy jokes, and brilliant orchestral virtuosity. Semi-staged concert, sung in Italian with English supertext.  

Opera at the Zoo: A Musical Safari

Opera at the Zoo: A Musical Safari

Cincinnati Zoo (map)

Join Marco Panuccio as he returns to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, where opera performances were held from 1920 through 1971. Relive the magic of the Zoo Opera days with some of the greatest tenor opera arias ever written.

Make – A – Wish® Foundation Fund-Raiser

Make – A – Wish® Foundation Fund-Raiser

Maggiano's Old Orchard (map)

“It’s ALL Italian” Maggiano's in Skokie, Illinois will be hosting an evening of Neapolitan Songs and an Italian Feast.

ALL proceeds benefiting the Make – A – Wish® Foundation.

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