8/17/2005 - Mario Rossi's Waterbury Opera Club presents Licia Albanese


Mario Rossi’s Waterbury Opera Club presents

Licia Albanese

Audio and video tapes

Wed Aug 17th - 2:00 p.m.

Born in Bari, Italy in 1913

“rightly one of the best-loved and most respected artists of her era”David MermelsteinOpera News, 1999

Appeared 286 times in New York

115 times on tour

17 roles

She was associated with the Metropolitan Opera House for 24 years and the San Francisco Opera House for more than 10.

A NYC resident who has also made CT her home, she established the Licia Albanese- Puccini Foundation to aid young singers.

Silas Bronson Library Auditorium, 267 Grand St., Waterbury, CT

The library is handicapped accessible.