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Donizetti Opera awarded as “Best Festival 2019” at “Oper! Awards” in Berlin

Only recognition for Italy assigned by a jury of authoritative German music critics In the Sala Werner Otto of Konzerthaus in Berlin, in the heart of the German capital, on Saturday, September 21, a name resonated...

Donizetti Opera 2019: the details about cast and concerts – and a new Orchestra

In 2019 the festival grows and presents an operatic title more than in previous years: Pietro il Grande for the #donizetti200 project, the first staging of the Ange de Nisida signed by Francesco Micheli, the new critical edition...

Two projects from the Donizetti Opera festival in the short list of “Fedora Generali Prize for Opera” and “Fedora Prize for Education”

There’s still time, until 21st February, to show your support for Bergamo’s candidacy to these prestigious international awards The Donizetti Theatre Foundation (Fondazione Teatro Donizetti) calls all members, fans and people from...

Donizetti Night 2019: submit a project!

Donizetti Night reaches its fifth edition on 15th June 2019. In previous editions, small scale format shows were created specifically for outdoor spaces. This new call for projects is open to all those who looking for a challenge in...

A record year comes to an end

2018’s Donizetti Opera Festival, together with all the activities related to Bergamo-born composer organized by the Fondazione Teatro Donizetti, under the artistic direction of Francesco Micheli and the musical direction of Riccardo...

Donizetti Opera: various appointments in the city’s symbolic places during the second week

On occasion of the 70th birthday of Paolo Fabbri, the Scientific Director of the Fondazione Teatro Donizetti, a book dedicated to him, ‘Musica di ieri, esperienza d’oggi’ (Yesteryear’s music, today’s experience), will  be...

Donizetti Opera: packed schedule for the last weekend of the festival

Back on stage, two Donizetti rarities: Enrico di Borgogna and Il Castello di Kenilworth Saturday 1st December: four events in three different places in the city Two concerts at Palazzo Moroni by the Soloists of the Academy Montis...

29th november: great celebrations for the anniversary of the composer’s birth

Not to be missed is Haydn’s ‘La Creazione’ (The Creation), in Italian, in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, with an unprecedented setting by Francesco Micheli; Plus the ‘Enrico Young’ programme and concert by Mariella...

“Mariella Devia for Gaetano Donizetti”: the homage of the soprano to the composer

Dedicated to the three Tudor queens, the concert programme is directed by Giuseppe Sabbatini. At the end of the show, the public will be offered candied chestnuts by Italcanditi, a local company that has joined the project ‘Ambasciatori...

“Dante da camera” and the second recital of “Enrico di Borgogna” close the first weekend

At Donizetti’s birthplace, ‘Casa Natale’, at 11am, a staging of the chamber opera with Paolo Fabbri, Maurizio Donadoni and Bruno Taddia Sunday 25th November, the 200 year-old opera back at the Teatro Sociale The festival day begins...

“Il castello di Kenilworth”: a confrontation of Queens at the Teatro Sociale

The musical director Riccardo Frizza directs the belcanto divas Jessica Pratt and Carmela Remigio Bergamo, Teatro Sociale, Saturday 24th November, 8.30pm After the operatic debut of Enrico di Borgogna for the project #donizetti200,...

“Enrico di Borgogna”: the 200 year-old opera at the Teatro Sociale

As part of the #donizetti200 project, the title will star Anna Bonitatibus, Sonia Ganassi, Levy Sekgapane and Luca Tittoto, with Alessandro De Marchi on the podium for Academia Montis Regalis. Bergamo, Teatro Sociale, Friday 22nd...