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August 24, 2012

Opera program to benefit Horned Dorset Art Colony

Staff Writer

---- —  The Horned Dorset Inn — located on Route 8 in Leonardsville, about five miles south of state Route 20 in Bridgewater — will host a special benefit dinner program of opera music at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Proceeds will support the new Horned Dorset Art Colony.

The program will begin with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. This will be followed at 6:30 p.m. with dinner and “An Evening of Great Italian Opera Heroines” featuring soprano Beverly Vanessa Hill accompanied by local pianist

Roberta Wratten.

Hill’s show will spotlight the music of five Italian composers. The singer has performed with a variety of opera companies   worldwide and in such opera festivals as the

Hill also works on humanitarian efforts, including founding The Grover and Lula Mae Hill Choraliers, named after her parents.

Tickets for the night are $65. For reservations and more details, call (315) 855-7898.