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Gaetano Donizetti biography 
 

Gaetano Donizetti

Artist: Gaetano Donizetti 
Born:1797, Bergamo
Died:1848, Bergamo
Summary:Italian composer, principally of operas.
 


Gaetano Donizetti Biography


Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (Bergamo Italy, 29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848). Donizetti is known principally as an Italian opera composer. However he composed music in a number of other forms, including some church music, a number of string quartets, and some orchestral works.

Main operas

  • Il Pigmalione (1816; 13.10.1960 Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo)
  • Enrico di Borgogna (14.11.1818 Teatro San Luca, Venice)
  • Una follia (17.12.1818 Teatro San Luca, Venice) (lost)
  • Le nozze in villa (1821? Teatro Vecchio, Mantua)
  • Il falegname di Livonia, ossia Pietro il grande (26.12.1819 Teatro San Samuele, Venice)
  • Zoraïda di Granata (28.1.1822 Teatro Argentino, Rome)
  • La zingara (12.5.1822 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • La lettera anonima (29.6.1822 Teatro del Fondo, Naples)
  • Chiara e Serafina, ossia I pirati (26.10.1822 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Alfredo il grande (2.7.1823 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Il fortunato inganno (3.9.1823 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • Zoraïda di Granata rev (7.1.1824 Teatro Argentino, Rome)
  • L'ajo nell'imbarazzo (4.2.1824 Teatro Valle, Rome)
  • Emilia di Liverpool (28.7.1824 Teatro Nuovo, Naples) (L'eremitaggio di Liverpool)
  • Alahor in Granata (7.1.1826 Teatro Carolino, Palermo)
  • Don Gregorio rev of L'ajo nell'imbarazzo (11.6.1826 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • Elvida (6.7.1826 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Gabriella di Vergy (1826; 29.11.1869 Teatro San Carlo, Naples) (Gabriella)
  • Olivo e Pasquale (7.1.1827 Teatro Valle, Rome)
  • Olivo e Pasquale rev (1.9.1827 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • Otto mesi in due ore (13.5.1827 Teatro Nuovo, Naples) (Gli esiliati in Siberia)
  • Il borgomastro di Saardam (19.8.1827 Teatro del Fondo, Naples)
  • Le convenienze teatrali (21.11.1827 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • L'esule di Roma, ossia Il proscritto (1.1.1828 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Emilia di Liverpool rev (8.3.1828 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • Alina, regina di Golconda (12.5.1828 Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa)
  • Gianni di Calais (2.8.1828 Teatro del Fondo, Naples)
  • Il paria (12.1.1829 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Il giovedi grasso (26.2.1829? Teatro del Fondo, Naples) (Il nuovo Pourceaugnac)
  • Il castello di Kenilworth (6.7.1829 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Alina, regina di Golconda rev (10.10.1829 Teatro Valle, Rome)
  • I pazzi per progetto (6.2.1830 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Il diluvio universale (28.2.1830 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Imelda de Lambertazzi (5.9.1830 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Anna Bolena (26.12.1830 Teatro Carcano, Milan)
  • Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali rev of Le convenienze teatrali (20.4.1831 Teatro Canobbiana, Milan)
  • Gianni di Parigi (1831; 10.9.1839 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Francesca di Foix (30.5.1831 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • La romanziera e l'uomo nero (18.6.1831 Teatro del Fondo, Naples) (libretto lost)
  • Fausta (12.1.1832 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Ugo, conte di Parigi (13.3.1832 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • L'Elisir d'Amore (12.5.1832 Teatro Canobbiana, Milan)
  • Sancia di Castiglia (4.11.1832 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Il furioso all'isola di San Domingo (2.1.1833 Teatro Valle, Rome)
  • Otto mesi in due ore rev (1833, Livorno)
  • Parisina (17.3.1833 Teatro della Pergola, Florence)
  • Torquato Tasso (9.9.1833 Teatro Valle, Rome)
  • Lucrezia Borgia (26.12.1833 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Il diluvio universale rev (17.1.1834 Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa)
  • Rosmonda d'Inghilterra (27.2.1834 Teatro della Pergola, Florence)
  • Maria Stuarda rev (18.10.1834 Teatro San Carlo, Naples) (Buondelmonte)
  • Gemma di Vergy (26.10.1834 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Maria Stuarda (30.12.1835 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Marin Faliero (12.3.1835 Théâtre-Italien, Paris)
  • Lucia di Lammermoor (26.9.1835 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Belisario (4.2.1836 Teatro La Fenice, Venice)
  • Il campanello di notte (1.6.1836 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • Betly, o La capanna svizzera (21.8.1836 Teatro Nuovo, Naples)
  • L'assedio di Calais (19.11.1836 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Pia de' Tolomei (18.2.1837 Teatro Apollo, Venice)
  • Pia de' Tolomei rev (31.7.1837, Sinigaglia)
  • Betly rev ((?) 29.9.1837 Teatro del Fondo, Naples)
  • Roberto Devereux (28.10.1837 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Maria de Rudenz (30.1.1838 Teatro La Fenice, Venice)
  • Gabriella di Vergy rev (1838; 8.1978 recording, London)
  • Poliuto (1838; 30.11.1848 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Pia de' Tolomei rev 2 (30.9.1838 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Lucie de Lammermoor rev of Lucia di Lammermoor (6.8.1839 Théâtre de la Rennaisance, Paris)
  • Le duc d'Albe (1839; 22.3.1882 Teatro Apollo, Rome) (Il duca d'Alba)
  • Lucrezia Borgia rev (11.1.1840 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Poliuto rev (10.4.1840 Opéra, Paris) (Les martyrs)
  • La fille du régiment (11.2.1840 Opéra-Comique, Paris)
  • L'ange de Nisida (1839; ?)
  • Lucrezia Borgia rev 2 (31.10.1840 Théâtre-Italien, Paris)
  • La favorite rev of L'ange de Nisida (2.12.1840 Opéra, Paris)
  • Adelia (11.2.1841 Teatro Apollo, Rome)
  • Rita, ou Le mari battu (1841; 7.5.1860 Opéra-Comique, Paris) (Deux hommes et une femme)
  • Maria Padilla (26.12.1841 Teatro alla Scala Milan)
  • Linda di Chamounix (19.5.1842 Kärntnertortheater, Vienna)
  • Linda di Chamounix rev (17.11.1842 Théâtre-Italien, Paris)
  • Caterina Cornaro (18.1.1844 Teatro San Carlo, Naples)
  • Don Pasquale (3.1.1843 Théâtre-Italien, Paris)
  • Maria di Rohan (5.6.1843 Kärntnertortheater, Vienna)
  • Dom Sébastien (13.11.1843 Opéra, Paris)
  • Dom Sébastien rev (6.2.1845 Kärntnertortheater, Vienna)

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