Detroit Opera House Opening/MOT at 50 Recollections! - Michigan Opera Theatre

Detroit Opera House Opening/MOT at 50 Recollections!

With the 25th Anniversary of the opening of the Detroit Opera House, and the 50th Anniversary of the founding of Michigan Opera Theatre both celebrated this week, the MOT Family has been filled with nostalgia looking back on the unique history of this important company.

As we recall brilliant pages from MOT’s History, we have collected some remembrances of those who were  participants and witnesses to both historic events.

Michigan Opera Theatre Board Members Julia Darlow & Alphonse Lucarelli recall efforts to help raise the $28 Million Dollars needed to complete the Detroit Opera House.

John Zaretti, President of Verdi Opera Theatre, recalls Luciano Pavarotti’s promise to Detroit.

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