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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...

Donizetti Opera: starting on 22nd November with the Inaugural Gala

The Donizetti Opera Festival raises the curtain with its Inaugural Gala starring the belcanto divas Daniela Barcellona and Jessica Pratt On the podium, the musical director Riccardo Frizza The concert with the RAI National Orchestra is...