As part of Opera America Opera Week 2012, I'm giving a Lecture-Recital on low female voices in opera for OperaBuffs of WNY's 2012-2013 Inside Opera Lecture Series! While this event has a special focus on early music, Baroque opera, andVivaldi and the Ospedale della Pietà, we'll examine the upcoming Met Live broadcast, Verdi's Ballo in Maschera. Guest artists Ivan Docenko, harpsichord; Dr. Holly Bewlay, soprano; Nancy Nuzzo, viola da gamba. Repertoire by Monteverdi, Boismortier, Telemann, Cavalieri and more. Free and open to the general public. For more information contact Jaquie Ornsby: jornsby@mail.com 716.881.0359 or visit OperaBuffs. Room 124 Rockwell Hall, Buffalo State College.