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The following sites give extensive listings of performances:-  


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

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

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

- lists past and future performances in the US by members of Opera America.

- lists upcoming performances of French romantic operas and ballets

- 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.



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

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

- 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

- The Guildhall School of Music & Drama plan to stage Donizetti's I pazzi per progetto,  March 2 - 9,  2015 (with Arnold's The Dancing Master)

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

- 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.



- Donizetti's Rita at  the National Academic Bolshoi Theatre Opera and Ballet, Minsk on February 13, 2015



- Pacific Opera are staging Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor in Victoria,  February 12-22. Tracy Dahl and Ernesto Ramirez also starred in their production of Maria Stuarda in 2012.  See here.

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



- Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore  at the Estonian National Opera, Tallinn, January 22 - February 28, 2015.



- 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 when they become available.



-  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


-  Donizetti's Viva la Mamma ( La convenienze ed inconvenienze di teatro ) at Den Norske Opera and Ballett, March 20 - April 9, 2015. Also Rossini's Barber of Seville,  December 21, 2014 - February 20, 2015



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



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

- (Toronto, April 27, 2014) reports that Sandra Radvanovsky will be singing Donizetti's Anna Bolena, Maria Stuarda and Roberto Devereux as part of the Metropolitan Opera New York's 2015-16 season in what they describe as "Opera's Triple Crown".