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To advertise forthcoming events or performances concerned with Donizetti or other opera composers of that era,
please email:-info@donizettisociety.com. 

 

 

 

 

The following sites give extensive listings of performances:-  

 

-  www.operabase.com is a world wide database that can be searched by title, composer, performer,
      date or location. 
For Donizetti performances, you can use:

http://operabase.com/oplist.cgi?lang=en&by=Donizetti&sort=T (by title)

http://operabase.com/oplist.cgi?lang=en&by=Donizetti&sort=G (by country)

- www.theoperacritic.com  gives a schedule by city and month, world wide.

- www.bachtrack.com advertises forthcoming musical events including opera and includes reviews and articles.

- www.operaamerica.org/applications/schedule/index.aspx lists past and future performances in the US by members of Opera America.

-  http://www.bru-zane.com/?festivals=opera-e-balletto&lang=en lists upcoming performances of French romantic operas and ballets

- OperaScotland.org offers a comprehensive list of forthcoming opera in Scotland  as well as past performance history.

 

 

 

Below are productions that may not feature on the above general sites, while some are repeated because of their rarity or to show the geographical range of opera  or to give additional information.   Note that some productions may be amateur, semi-professional, student or touring groups and may use an abridged, native language or reduced version of the opera. The details below are given in good faith. Please confirm details and times, as changes or cancellations do happen.

 

UK 

- The Rosenblatt Recital Series is a series of recitals by both up and coming and established singers.

- The English Touring Opera's Spring 2015 tour includes Donizetti's Il furioso all'isola di San Domingo, retitled as The Wild Man of the West Indies but sung in Italian. They will also revive The siege of Calais.  See here for a review of its original production and here for the current.

- Glyndebourne Opera are staging Donizetti's Poliuto, May 21 - July 15, 2015.

- Chelsea Opera Group are performing a concert version of Verdi's Ernani at the Cadogan Hall on July 3

- Longborough Festival Opera are performing Donizetti's Don Pasquale, July 3 - 19

- Buxton Festival are planning Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco and Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor and a concert performance of Charpentier's Louise, July 10 - 25, 2015

- The Leeds Youth Opera production in July 2015 will be Donizetti's The Elixir of Love.

- March Opera magazine noted that Diana Damrau was going to sing Lucia at Covent Garden next season

 

Canada

- Edmonton opera are staging Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Jubilee Auditorium, Edmonton,  April 18 - 23

 

Estonia

- The Estonian National Opera are staging L'elisir d'amore, May 19 & 20 and September 12, 2015.  See here for photographs and comment.

 

Germany

- The Stadttheater, Giessen is staging Donizetti's Linda di Chamounix, January 31 - April 12

- The Rossini Festival, Bad Wildbad, 2015 are planning to stage Rossini's Bianca e Falliero and L'inganno felice; a salon opera by Manuel Garcia, composed for his voice students with piano accompaniment, L'isola disabitata, with a libretto by Metastasio; a bel canto academy production of L'Italiana in Algeri; and perhaps most interesting to students of rare bel canto, Peter Joseph von Lindpaintner's 1843 opera, Il vespro siciliano, will have a concert performance. There will also be a grand aria concert by Marianna Pizzolato singing Rossini "from Tancredi to Zelmira"and including quite a few unknown arias. The festival runs from July 10-27 and more details can be found at http://www.bad-wildbad.de/rossini/ when they become available.

 

Italy

-  The Rossini Festival at Pesaro  in 2015 are planning Rossini's La gazza ladra, L'inganno felice, La gazzetta, Messa di gloria and Stabat Mater as well as Pergolesi‚Äôs Stabat Mater. See http://www.rossinioperafestival.it/?IDC=494&ID=618

 

Netherlands

-  Kunsthuis Opera Vlaanderen are performing Halévy's La Juive at Gent and Antwerp, April 14 - May 6. They are also organising a conference to complement it on "Judaism in Music", April 14/15.

 

Norway

-  Donizetti's Viva la Mamma ( La convenienze ed inconvenienze di teatro ) at Den Norske Opera and Ballett, March 20 - April 9, 2015.

 

Spain

-  A concert performance of Donizetti's Anna Bolena at the  Auditorio de Tenerife on May 25 with Devia.

 

USA

- West Edge Opera specialise in concert performances of rare operas.  They are performing Donizetti's Poliuto (March 28, April1) and Verdi's I due Foscari (May 3 & 4),

- Caramoor are planning a concert version of Donizetti's La Favorite on July 11

- Washington Concert Opera are planning Rossini's Semiramide on November 22, 2015 and Donizetti's La Favorite on March 4,  2016