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Recital by Cecilia Molinari: Two Centuries of Italian Music

September 25, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Teatro, Italian Academy (1161 Amsterdam Ave, NYC 10027)

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The Teatro Carlo Felice—among Italy's foremost opera houses—comes to Columbia with a leading mezzo for this performance of Italian music.


Cecilia Molinari, mezzo-soprano     
Claudio Marino Moretti, pianist


Giuseppe Martucci
*La canzone dei ricordi*

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Selections from *Shakespeare Songs*

Gioachino Rossini
“Nacqui all'affanno” (from *La Cenerentola*)

Reception to follow

Production and presentation: Fondazione Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova; Italian Academy, Columbia University

About this free performance: 

​Seating is limited and first come, first served. Priority will be given to those who register in advance. We have a limit of two (2) reservations per person. 
Check-in begins 30 minutes before the event and early arrival is suggested. Walk-ups will be admitted, space permitting, from 6:50 PM.

About the companion event on the same day:

"Opera in the U.S. before 1850"
Celebrating a new book at 5:00 PM in Butler Hall. 
To register for this book event click here
Read more about this book, Italian Opera in the United States, 1800–1850: At the Origins of a Cultural Migration, a collection of essays from a conference produced by the Italian Academy in 2018 (Lorenzo Da Ponte and the Birth of Italian Opera in New York).


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