Athena Music Production to Present Donizetti Cantata at Carnegie Hall

By David Salazar

Athena Music Production is set to present Gaetano Donizetti’s “Il canto d’Ugolino” at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall on Nov. 29, 2023.

The program will feature the cantata in addition to songs by Schubert, Brahms, and Schumann.

The program will be headlined by baritone Franco Pomponi and pianist Michael Fennelly.

Pomponi has performed with such organizations as the Gran Teatro del Liceu, the Bolshoi Opera, Opéra National du Rhin, the Hungarian State Opera, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, and Teatro Real de Madrid, among others.

Athena Music Foundation has presented performances at Carnegie Hall, Kosciuszko Foundation House, Japan Society, Opera America, and Swing 46.