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Discover Donizetti with Riccardo Frizza


Enjoy Riccardo Frizza’s interpretation of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda and performances by Laura Polverelli, Maria Pia Piscitelli, Giovanna Lanza, Roberto De Biasio, Simone Alberghini, and Mario Cassi in the 2007 recording from Naxos.

The Italian maestro, who in a recent run of Maria Stuarda at the Metropolitan Opera “doled out excitement and reined in excess with idiomatic grace,” (Vulture) is currently leading Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at Opéra National de Paris.

Listen to Maria Stuarda on Spotify, Apple Music, or purchase the recording on Amazon.

Explore Lucia di Lammermoor at Opéra National de Paris


Discover Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, opening October 14 at Opéra National de Paris, in a podcast released in partnership with France Musique. Go behind the scenes and learn more about history of the story of Lucia, based on Sir Walter Scott’s novel The Bride of Lammermoor.

Riccardo Frizza leads Andrei Serban’s production from October 14 to November 16, which features performances by Pretty Yende and Nina Minasyan alternating the role of the title character, Artur Rucinski as Enrico, and Piero Pretti and Rame Lahaj performing the role of Edgardo.

Listen to the podcast (in French) here.