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Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

This was a placard outside of the theater.

Monday, December 18, 2006.

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri di Ravenna

Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri di Ravenna

This is the facade of the theater Alighieri in Ravenna.

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri Interior

Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri Interior

The interior of the auditorium.

Ravenna, Italy on Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Beginning of Act II: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Beginning of Act II: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

The chorus gathers onstage before the intermission ends, ready to sing for Act II.

Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Interior of Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri

Interior of Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri

Interior of the theater...

Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Curtain Call in Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.

Claudio Desderi as Don Pasquale
Mario Cassi as Dottore Malatesta
Francisco Gatell as Ernesto
Laura Giordano as Norina


Muti's very odd orchestra placement for Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Muti's very odd orchestra placement for Donizetti’s Don Pasquale

Muti put the woodwinds in the very back, the brass on the far right, and the bass on the far left. Strings in the middle.


Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Mrs. Muti at Donizetti's Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Mrs. Muti at Donizetti's Don Pasquale in Ravenna


Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Muti takes a bow during Donizetti's Don Pasquale at Ravenna

Muti takes a bow during Donizetti's Don Pasquale at Ravenna


Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.


Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Curtain Call

Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.

Claudio Desderi as Don Pasquale
Mario Cassi as Dottore Malatesta
Francisco Gatell as Ernesto
Laura Giordano as Norina


Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Curtain Call: Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Ravenna

Ravenna, Italy

Monday, December 18, 2006

Maestro Riccardo Muti conducts Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Teatro di tradizione Dante Alighieri with the Orchestra Giovanile Luigi Cherubini.

Claudio Desderi as Don Pasquale
Mario Cassi as Dottore Malatesta
Francisco Gatell as Ernesto
Laura Giordano as Norina