Lidia Bastianich: Adventures in Opera

November 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Where: Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 24 West 12th Street
When: Dec. 5
Price: Free
Photo courtesy of Fred Plotkin.

New York University’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò houses the Italian Studies department but always has exciting cultural programming. Food and opera enthusiast Fred Plotkin hosts an ongoing series called “Adventures in Italian Opera.” On Dec. 5 he will be speaking about the life and work of Arturo Toscanini. He is so well-versed and passionate.

Lidia Bastianich is a chef, best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and host of “Lidia’s Italy in America” on public television.


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