The Honorary Consulate of Italy in Pittsburgh cordially invites you to a Symposium on:
“Giuseppe Verdi: 200 Years Later”
Date: Monday, September 30, 2013
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Place: Duquesne University, William Patrick Power Center, 7th floor, Fides Shepperson Suite (Take Sklar Skywalk from 8th floor of the Forbes Garage)
Parking, for a fee, available in the Forbes Avenue Garage
This event, with the exception of dinner, is free to the public. *The cost for dinner is $35.00. It includes banquet and coffee break. For students only: $18.00.
This symposium is sponsored by WPSWL, the Center for International Relations at Duquesne University, and the Honorary Consulate of Italy in Pittsburgh, and various patrons and organizations. A detailed program will be available at the symposium.
2:30 - 2:45 Welcome
Introduction: Federica Dalla Vecchia
Honorary Chairpersons: Thomas Dristas and Teresa Caprotti-Dristas
Director: Carla Lucente
2:45 - 4:10 Lecturers:
Christopher Hahn, General Director of Pittsburgh Opera
Daniela Bini, Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, University of Texas, Austin
4:10 - 4:30 Coffee break
4:30 - 5:30 Screening of “Aida” (directed by Franco Zeffirelli), part I
5:30 - 6:00 Wine reception
6:00 - 7:00 Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 Screening of “Aida”, part II
PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO MAKE YOUR BANQUET RESERVATION BY SEPT 27th directly with Center for International Relations
Fisher Hall 728
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282