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 (dŏn′ĭ-zĕt′ē, dō′nē-dzĕt′tē), Gaetano 1797-1848.
Italian composer of some 75 operas, including Lucia di Lammermoor (1835).
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(ˌdɒnɪˈzɛtɪ; Italian donidˈdzetti)
(Biography) Gaetano (ɡaeˈtaːno). 1797–1848, Italian operatic composer: his works include Lucia di Lammermoor (1835), La Fille du régiment (1840), and Don Pasquale (1843)
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(ˌdɒn ɪˈzɛt i)

Gaetano, 1797–1848, Italian composer.
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I would give all his works for one opera by Donizetti."
Not a note of Donizetti's delicious music was lost on him.
This duet is one of the most beautiful, expressive and terrible conceptions that has ever emanated from the fruitful pen of Donizetti. Franz now listened to it for the third time; yet it's notes, so tenderly expressive and fearfully grand as the wretched husband and wife give vent to their different griefs and passions, thrilled through the soul of Franz with an effect equal to his first emotions upon hearing it.
Larnaca Festival 2019 closes on Wednesday with the popular romantic comic opera L'Elisir d'Amore (The Elixir of Love) by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. L'Elisir d'Amore constitutes one of the most charming and melodic operas of the international repertoire but also one of the old time favourites among opera lovers worldwide.
Since the beginning of the year, I have debuted the role of Roberto, Earl of Leicester, in Donizetti's 'Maria Stuarda,' in Munich, jumped in to sing again the role of Alfredo in Verdi's 'La Traviata,' two 'La Boheme' productions in Munich, Germany and Bern, Switzerland.'
HHHHH The Opera Rara label was founded in the 1960s by enthusiasts aiming to rehabilitate and record many of Donizetti's 70 bel canto operas that were languishing unheard and unperformed.
The 31-year-old former philosophy student gave a thoughtful, near-flawless performance, taking the capacity audience on an enthralling and exhilarating musical journey that began with Bizet's Carmen and ended with Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor.
In this Welsh National Opera production she has moved Donizetti's opera buffa from 19th century Rome to 21st century Cardiff and peppered the libretto with lots of "aaarlrite mate" and "what's occuring".
Also in the spring is a revival of Donizetti's Roberto Devereux originally directed by Alessandro Talevi, Roberto Devereux comes to Venue Cymru on Friday, April 26.
Charles resident and Berwyn native Sondra Radvanovsky singing a special Donizetti concert showcase titled "The Three Queens" in December, in addition to singing the tragic Lisa in Tchaikovsky's "The Queen of Spades" in 2020.