FOTO to perform ‘LaTraviata’ at Ford Center

DEARBORN — Friends of the Opera of Michigan will present Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” at 8 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave.

Tickets are $18 and $15, and can be purchased by calling 313-943-2354 or going to

This abridged performance of “La Traviata” will be concert style, with partial staging and piano.

Soloists for the opera are: soprano Karin White, in the role of Violetta; soprano Annie Klark, in the role of Annina; tenor Carlos Seise, in the role of Alfredo; tenor Len Poma, in the role of Giuseppe; tenor Claude Grant, in the role of the Doctor; baritone Quinto Milito, in the role of Giorgio Germont; and pianist Jacqueline Csurgai-Schmitt.

Secure parking is available and the building is handicap accessible.