Salzburg: Landestheater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Salzburg
City: Salzburg

Built 1892-1893 as "Stadttheater" for the city of Salzburg by Ferdinand Fellner & Hermann Helmer. at the site of the old "Hoftheater" (destroyed for fire safety reasons in 1892). Opened 1 October 1893 with Mozart's ouverture to "La clemenza di Tito",a prologue by Josef Kollmann, and Ludwig Fulda's drama "Der Talisman". 1924 renovation. 1938-1939 rebuilding by J: Holzinger and P. Geppert jr. Re-opened 7 August 1939 with Mozart's "Die Entführung aus dem Serail". 1940 renamed to "Landestheater". 1977/1978 renovation. Currently used for plays, opera, operetta and opera performances by a resident ensemble. Also used for drama performances by the annual "Salzburger Festspiele" summer festival. 1000 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Frank Martin: Le vin herbé (staged premiere, 15 Aug 1948)
  • Rolf Liebermann: Die Schule der Frauen (2nd version, 17 Aug 1957)
  • Thomas Bernhard: Der Ignorant und der Wahnsinnige (29 July 1972)
  • Thomas Bernhard: Am Ziel (18 Aug 1981)
  • Franz Hummel: König Übü (11 Mar 1984)
  • Thomas Bernhard: Der Theatermacher (17 Aug 1985)
  • Thomas Bernhard: Ritter, Dene, Voss (18 Aug 1986)
  • Botho Strauß: Das Gleichgewicht (26 July 1993)

Link: www.salzburger-landestheater.at

[Salzburg: Landestheater] [Salzburg: Landestheater] Front Text: "Salzburg, Stadttheater, Bitte gegen das Licht zu halten"
Publisher: Verlag Engels & Schmitt, Wien
Type: Hold-To-Light Card; Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Salzburg: Landestheater] Front Text: "Salzburg, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Purger & Co., München; Photochromiekarte No. 5927
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Salzburg to Chemnitz (Germany), 1909

[Salzburg: Landestheater] Front Text: "Der 'Mozart-Vorhang' im Salzburger Stadttheater" [Mozart Curtain]
Publisher: Druck und Verlag von J. Hutegger, Salzburg; 1922; 633
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Salzburg: Landestheater] Front Text: "Salzburg, Theater"
Publisher: Verlag Julius Simonse, Oldenburg in Holstein (Germany); 617
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.


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