Gaetano Donizetti News

 

Gaetano Donizetti News

Date of Birth: November 29, 1797
Date of Death: April 08, 1848 (50)
Birth Place: Bergamo, ITALY
Gender: Male
Lucine Amara Announces Verismo Opera to Conclude 26th Season with Lucia di Lammermoor on October 18Lucine Amara Announces Verismo Opera to Conclude 26th Season with Lucia di Lammermoor on October 18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2015

?The Bergen Performing Arts Center's (bergenPAC) house opera company, the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera (Verismo Opera), will conclude its 26th season with Gaetano Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/29/2015
by - Aug 29, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/29/2015. (more...)

Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2Melbourne Opera to Present MARY STUART, with Elena Xanthoudakis, 9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

This spring, Melbourne Opera will stage a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's gripping historical drama, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda); starring international opera stars Elena Xanthoudakis and Rosamund Illing as the two rival feuding queens. (more...)

Wedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 SeasonWedow, Abell, Polianichko and Allen to Conduct Lyric Opera of Kansas City's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Lyric Opera of Kansas City General Director and CEO Deborah Sandler today announced the four conductors for the 2015-2016 season in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Gary Thor Wedow (pictured, left, Mozart's Don Giovanni), and David Charles Abell (Bizet's Carmen) will be returning to the Lyric Opera. Alexander Polianichko (Dvorák's Rusalka) and Christopher Allen (Donizetti's The Elixir of Love) will be making their Lyric Opera debut. (more...)

Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15Single Tickets for Opera Santa Barbara's New Season on Sale 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Single-ticket sales for Opera Santa Barbara's 2015-16 season will begin on Saturday, August 15. Ranging from $29 to $204, tickets can be purchased at www.granadasb.org or by calling 805-899-2222. Opera Santa Barbara will open its 22nd season with Mozart's timeless drama Don Giovanni on November 6 and 8, followed by Donizetti's bel canto masterpiece The Elixir of Love on March 4 and 6, and a twin bill consisting of Puccini's compelling one-act operas Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi on April 22 and 24. Performances will take place at the historic Granada Theatre in downtown Santa Barbara. (more...)

New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House & Silent Auction, 9/12New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera to Host Open House & Silent Auction, 9/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's (Verismo Opera), the house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), will hold its fall Open House and a silent auction fundraiser on Saturday, September 12, 2015. The annual event will be held at The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC in Englewood, New Jersey at 2:00 p.m. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/19/2015 - 7/26/2015Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com for 7/19/2015 - 7/26/2015
by BWW - Jul 26, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWClassical MusicWorld.com from 7/19/2015 - 7/26/2015. (more...)

Melbourne Opera to Stage New Production of MARY STUARTMelbourne Opera to Stage New Production of MARY STUART
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

This spring, Melbourne Opera will stage a new production of Gaetano Donizetti's gripping historical drama, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda); starring international opera stars Elena Xanthoudakis and Rosamund Illing as the two rival feuding queens. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto RarityBWW Reviews: LA FAVORITE at Caramoor, Conducted by Crutchfield, Provides Another Indispensable Bel Canto Rarity
by Richard Sasanow - Jul 20, 2015

At a time when we're often inundated with yet another TOSCA, BOHEME or CARMEN at major opera houses, the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, NY--a couple of hours north of New York City in summer traffic--manages to bring some relief, thanks to the efforts of its Music Director Will Crutchfield. On July 11, Gaetano Donizetti's LA FAVORITE showed us that the composer of LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, L'ELISIR D'AMORE and the Tudor Queens Trilogy, among so many others, had more than a few tricks up his sleeve. (more...)

Melbourne Opera to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLEMelbourne Opera to Present THE BARBER OF SEVILLE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Melbourne Opera will present a restaging of their highly successful production of The Barber Of Seville, Rossini's hilarious and widely popular opera. (more...)

San Francisco Opera's SHOW BOAT Out on DVD/Blu-ray, June 30San Francisco Opera's SHOW BOAT Out on DVD/Blu-ray, June 30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's quintessentially American masterpiece Show Boat comes to full life in a new DVD/Blu-ray recording from San Francisco Opera to be released by EuroArts Music International on June 30, 2015. (more...)

Florida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young ArtistsFlorida Grand Opera Announces 2015-16 Class of Young Artists
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) is pleased to announce the members of its 2015-16 class for its Young Artist Program. These artists, consisting of both new and returning members, were selected from more than 600 singers who auditioned for the coveted program. (more...)

Casting Set for Florida Grand Opera's 2015-16 Season, Featuring 'SEVILLE', DON PASQUALE and MoreCasting Set for Florida Grand Opera's 2015-16 Season, Featuring 'SEVILLE', DON PASQUALE and More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) with its new artistic vision, is proud to announce casting for the four productions of its 2015-16 Season, which include Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Vincenzo Bellini's Norma, Mieczys?aw Weinberg's The Passenger (Passazhirka), and Gaetano Donizetti's Don Pasquale. (more...)

Crested Butte Music Festival to Host Opera In Paradise, 7/15-26Crested Butte Music Festival to Host Opera In Paradise, 7/15-26
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Now it its 19th season, Crested Butte Music Festival (CBMF) continues its bold new approach in presenting music that is elevating, entertaining and transforming. Opera In Paradise (July 15-26), one of four 'mini' festivals taking place during the Festival, is no exception, as some of the biggest names on the opera world, along with top-tier emerging talent through CBMF's acclaimed training program, the Crested Butte Opera Studio, join the Festival for a six-week residency. (more...)

Tenor Anthony Kearns to Perform in THE IRISH RING CONCERT at the National Concert Hall This WeekTenor Anthony Kearns to Perform in THE IRISH RING CONCERT at the National Concert Hall This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

World-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns will sing the tenor role in The Irish Ring Concert - i.e., a trilogy of Irish operas that includes Maritana, The Bohemian Girl and The Lily of Killarney - at Ireland's National Concert Hall this Tues., April 28 and Wed., April 29, 2015. (more...)

Tenor Anthony Kearns to Perform in 'The Irish Ring Concert' at The National Concert Hall on Tues., April 28 and Wed., April 29, 2015Tenor Anthony Kearns to Perform in 'The Irish Ring Concert' at The National Concert Hall on Tues., April 28 and Wed., April 29, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

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Arizona Opera to Close 2014-15 Season with THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENTArizona Opera to Close 2014-15 Season with THE DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

The Arizona Opera concludes its 2014/15 season with Gaetano Donizetti's whimsical and hilarious romp, The Daughter of the Regiment, a bright, sparkling comedy following Marie, a feisty young girl raised by a regiment of French soldiers high in the Alps. Peppered with exhilarating melodies, astonishing high notes and outrageous fun, Marie rappels between her patriotic loyalty to her 'dear brothers' and the expectations of 'polite' society. (more...)

Opera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERAOpera Philadelphia's 2015-2016 Season Features COLD MOUNTAIN and World Premiere of ANDY: A POPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Opera Philadelphia's 41st Season serves as a reminder that the company is, as The Washington Post reports, “taking chances, offering unusual and new work along with repertory staples, and carving out a place for themselves as proponents of American opera.” As General Director & President David B. Devan and Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovarisannounced today, the carefully curated 2015-2016 lineup offers two new American operas: the East Coast Premiere of Cold Mountain, by composer Jennifer Higdon and librettist Gene Scheer and starring the dream team of Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard, and Jay Hunter Morris (February 2016); and the World Premiere of ANDY: A Popera, a Warhol-inspired opera-cabaret featuring a score by Dan Visconti and original songs by Heath Allen (September 2015). (more...)

Verismo Opera's 2015 Season to Feature CARMEN, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR & MoreVerismo Opera's 2015 Season to Feature CARMEN, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR & More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

The New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's 26th season is replete with the grandeur of traditional opera. The house opera company of the Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC) presents Georges Bizet's scintillating Carmen on Sunday, April 26, 2015 and Gaetano Donizetti's tragic melodrama Lucia di Lammermoor on Sunday, October 18, 2015. Special ticket rates are available beginning February 26 to see these professional productions. Both operas begin at 3 p.m. at bergenPAC, located at 30 North Van Brunt Street, in Englewood, New Jersey. (more...)

Minnesota Opera Presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE, 1/24Minnesota Opera Presents THE ELIXIR OF LOVE, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Music lovers will temporarily swap frigid Minnesota temps for the warmth of sun-drenched Tuscany, thanks to Minnesota Opera's upcoming production, The Elixir of Love. Set in the rolling hills of the Italian countryside, Donizetti's timeless romantic comedy opens January 24 at the Ordway Music Theater in St. Paul for five performances. In the opera, American soprano Nicole Cabell stars as the beautiful and wealthy Adina, doggedly pursued by the love-struck Nemorino, a handsome but simple peasant sung by Italian American tenor Leonardo Capalbo. (more...)

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