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College Partners with the Committee for Italians Abroad and the Dallas Italian Club to Present Italian Soprano

IRVING, Texas. May 18, 2005 — North Lake College, the Committee for Italians Abroad and the Italian Club of Dallas present Italian soprano Angela Papale and pianist Fabio Marra in concert on Thursday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Performance Hall. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will be donated to the college’s scholarship fund for the college’s Rome Studies abroad program.

The operatic recital is titled “L’Opera Italiana Fra ‘800 E ‘900”, a nineteenth century Italian operatic journey. Works will be performed from Italian masters to include Bellini, Verdi and Puccini. The President of the Committee for Italians Abroad, Vincenzo Arcobelli, was instrumental in bringing the concert to the DFW area.

Ms. Papale is a rising newcomer in Italian opera, having completed her studies at the Conservatory in Milan and studied voice with several noted teachers. She has won numerous competitions and has sung leading roles in operas such as Don Pasquale, La Bohème, and L’Elisir d’amore. Fabio Marra, accompanist, has performed throughout Italy and abroad as both a soloist, accompanist and conductor.

North Lake College Rome Studies is a semester-length study abroad program in Italy. The scholarship fund supplements students’ tuition who would otherwise not be able to attend.

North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County Community College District. The college is located at 5001 N. MacArthur Drive in Irving, TX. Complimentary refreshments from Nicola’s Restaurant will be served after the performance. For more information, call Marsha Anderson in North Lake’s Division of Visual and Performing Arts at 972-273-3584 or Maria Chobany of the Italian Club at 972-235-4920.

Profits from ticket sales will be used for Rome Study Abroad Program scholarships. Tickets are free for Dallas County Community College students and employees.