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  • Stefano Albertini interviews Fred Plotkin at Casa Italiana All Photos by: Molly Engleman
    At New York University's Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, Fred Plotkin hosted nearly half a dozen live interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of Italian Opera. Now, his series "Adventures in Italian Opera" is nearing the end of the 2017 season. For its season finale, Director of Casa Italiana Stefano Alberini interviewed Plotkin to recount the findings of such a successful series.
  • Plotkin and Rustioni at Casa Italiana, Photograph by Molly Engelman
    Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (NYU) airs the fifth episode of "Adventures in Italian Opera" with Fred Plotkin. This episode features Daniele Rustioni, a 34 year old Italian conductor who recently completed his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, among many other impressive milestones.
  • Expert Fred Plotkin examines world’s Greatest Opera Houses in Milan, Vienna, London, Paris, Barcelona, and New York in a 6-Session Evening Course at the Smithsonian Associates. Thurs., Jan. 22, Feb. 12, Mar. 19, Apr. 16, May 21, and June 18, 6:45 to 9 p.m.