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The Donizetti Opera festival opens a new web tv with the “Donizetti Revolution vol. 6”

Waiting for further developments in government regulations on the opening of shows to the public, currently suspended until 24 November, the Donizetti Opera festival will not stop and will restart, anticipating the already planned...

OCTOBER 26, 2020 UPDATE – News about Donizetti Opera Festival after the Italian Prime Ministerial Decree of October 24, 2020

According to the Prime Ministerial Decree of October 24, 2020 we sadly announce that the shows open to the public in theatres and concert halls are suspended.  We will act responsively but will not give up. We will try to keep the...

Plácido Domingo is forced to postpone his participation in the Donizetti Opera festival for health reasons. The protagonist of the opera “Belisario” will be Roberto Frontali

Due to very recent health issues preventing him from travelling and working, Plácido Domingo is forced to cancel his journey to Italy in November and has postponed his participation in the Donizetti Opera festival to one of the next...

Donizetti Opera 2020: the festival will not stop and moves online and on Rai5

Preparations for the titles of the sixth edition of the Donizetti Opera 2020 festival are proceeding at a fast pace, in full compliance with anti-Covid health protocols: the three scheduled Donizetti operas will make their debut in the...

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020 UPDATE – The programme of the Donizetti Opera is confirmed from 19 November to 6 December 2020

The sixth edition of the Donizetti Opera 2020 Festival – with the artistic direction of Francesco Micheli and the musical direction of Riccardo Frizza – has been confirmed and will take place in the period that was originally...

“L’ange de Nisida” receives the special award of the 39th “Abbiati” of the music criticismOF THE MUSIC CRITICISM

The jury of the 39th edition of “Abbiati” Award has nominated the winners for the year 2019: the Special Award goes to a production of the Donizetti Opera festival, the world premiere in stage form of the Gaetano Donizetti’s opera...

Donizetti Opera 2020: the complete programme of the 6th edition

Festival 2020: Belisario, La fille du régiment and Marino Faliero three titles for the final return of the opera to the restore Donizetti Theatre At the Teatro Sociale, #Donizetti200 with Le nozze in villa and a homage to Beethoven...

Placido Domingo is Belisario for the inauguration of the Donizetti Opera 2020

BELISARIO INAUGURATES THE DONIZETTI OPERA FESTIVAL 2020 AND BRINGS THE OPERA BACK TO THE RESTORED DONIZETTI THEATRE PLACIDO DOMINGO PROTAGONIST RICCARDO FRIZZA ON THE PODIUM AND A CAST OF GREAT INTERPRETERS The Bergamo festival...

Preview of the Donizetti Opera 2020 titles: “Marino Faliero” and “La fille du régiment” for the return of the opera at Donizetti Theatre

Two great titles of the composer from Bergamo will mark the reopening of the theatre after the restorations. The National Critical Edition with Casa Ricordi continues with a new title Coinciding with the opening of the Donizetti Opera...

Donizetti Opera 2019: the complete program day-by-day

Open rehearsals, meetings, concerts, for a longer festival full of initiatives Sing&Fly at the Milan Bergamo Airport: musical marathon in collaboration with SACBO and Ryanair Rehearsals begin in Bergamo for the Donizetti Opera...

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...