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Teatro Donizetti

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Address: Piazza Cavour, 15, Bergamo, Italy
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The Donizetti theatre was built in the late eighteenth century and named to the great composer who was born in Bergamo. The theatre is so nice and take part of the exclusive club... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2015
Bergamo, Italy
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Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

The Donizetti theatre was built in the late eighteenth century and named to the great composer who was born in Bergamo. The theatre is so nice and take part of the exclusive club of traditional opera houses of tradition. In addition take pace the Bergamo Music Festival, the Season Opera and Ballet. The Donizetti hosts a well-established prose season, contemporary... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed February 2, 2015

Fabulous theatre styled like LA Scala Milan with a horseshoe shaped auditorium and 5 floors of beautiful old fashioned boxes. An absolute must if in Bergamo, and try and get a box as opposed to a seat in the stalls!

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Western Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2014

We came to the Donizetti museum almost by accident, spent some time looking at the exhibits and talking with Madame Bartolotti the curator and Mr Capitano the librarian, both were friendly and well-versed in their subject. The importance of Donizetti's teacher Simon Mayr was emphasized. There are numerous portraits, play bills, old instruments. A comfortable way for a music lover... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2014

I had my first experience of attending the Opera in Italy, at Teatro Donezetti. This elaborate building was a fitting place to enhance this moment. The Opera, Lucia Di Lammermoor was amazing. The scenery was very well done, but the cast really made this first time special. They were magnificent, especially the lead singer who was spot on. She looked... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2013

For opera or music buffs, this is a well-worthwhile museum focusing on the life of the great Italian composer, Donizetti. The museum connects Donizetti's personal and professional history to the times in which he lived and provides a perfect collection of memorabilia of this great artist.

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