The third Adventure in Italian Opera with Fred Plotkin of this season features legendary conductor and founder of Opera Orchestra of New York Eve Queler. More than anyone else, Maestro Queler was instrumental in the discovery and presentation of forgotten masterpieces of Italian opera as well as those from France, Germany, the Czech Republic and Russia. She will discuss her singular career and the stars she collaborated with.
The conversation will include a live performance of Donizetti arias, accompanied at the piano by Maestro Queler, featuring:
Fanyong Du, tenor
Teresa Castillo, soprano
Robert Garner, baritone