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Bella Notte: An Evening of Wine, Women and Song at the Greenwich Historical Society Thursday, May 16, 2013, 7:00 to 8:30 pmIn a program complementing the Historical Society's current exhibition, From Italy to America, Juilliard-trained professional opera singers Abby Powell and Amy Buckley accompanied by pianist Larissa Friedenberg will present "Bella Notte," an evening of Italian art songs and arias from the baroque to the bel canto period. Presented in a cabaret-like setting, the focus of the program will be memorable songs of women in Italian opera--women in love, women rejected, women plotting, women winning over enemies--all from stories by beloved composers. Wine and light refreshments are included in the price of admission, and the exhibition From Italy to America will be open for viewing before the performance from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Don't miss this magical evening celebrating the best of Italian opera!