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Under renovation

Unfortunately during the 3.rd Donizetti Festival the theater was closed due to renovation works... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Budapest, Hungary
Great Theatre

The Donizetti theatre was built in the late eighteenth century and named to the great composer who... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2015
Bergamo, Italy
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25 Nov 2018
“Under renovation”
16 Sep 2015
“Great Theatre”
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Unfortunately during the 3.rd Donizetti Festival the theater was closed due to renovation works, which are around 18 million Euros. We hope that it will be again open for the next year festival.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 16 September 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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank chinatie
Reviewed 2 February 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!

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank MarygDublin_Ireland
Reviewed 1 December 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....More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank DoctorOboe
Reviewed 8 October 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...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Ragazza14
Reviewed 27 April 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...More

Date of experience: April 2013
3  Thank alh065
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