Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Stars for Westlake-Westshore Arts Council

Distinguished Opera stars of tomorrow will appear in an FYI Opera program brought to you by Westlake-Westshore Arts  Council at Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road on April 2nd at 7:30pm. This program, in its 22nd season running, will preview the Cleveland Institute of Music’s upcoming productions of “Great Scenes from Great  Opera.”

Each April, CIM showcases its opera students in scenes reflecting a wide variety of styles, from the Victorian comedy of  Gilbert and Sullivan to the romantic dramas of Giacomo Puccini. This year the program will highlight the 200th  birthdays of the great 19th century opera giants, Richard Wa g n e r an d Giuseppe Verdi, born 5 months of each other in  1813.

The Artistic Director of the Opera Program at CIM, David Bamberger, will narrate the program. David Bamberger had  served nearly 3 decades as the General Director of Cleveland Opera.

This event is free and open to the public. See our website for other upcoming events at