Gent: De vlaamse Opera

Country: Belgium (Belgique/België)
Province: Oost-Vlaanderen
City: Gent
Location: Schouwburgstraat 3

Built 1838-1840 as "Grand théâtre royal" by Louis Roelandt on the site of the former "Théâtre St. Sébastien" (built 1737, demolished 1837). Interior decoration by Humanité-René Philastre and Charles-Antoine Cambon. 1887 major interior alterations by Charles van Rysselberghe and Emile Braun. 1910 extension by a functional building by Charles van Rysselberghe. Opened 30 Aug 1840. Ca. 1945 restorations. Closed 1989 due to a lack of fire security. 1991-1993 major restoration and modernization. Re-opened 2 Sep 1993 with Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection"). Original capacity: 1800 - 2000 persons. One of the homes of the opera company "De vlaamse Opera".

Link: www.vlaamseopera.be

[Gent: De vlaamse Opera] Front Text: "Gand, Le Grand théâtre royal. 1840 (L. Roelandt)"
Publisher: Edition Albert Sugg, Gand; Série 1 N. 59
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Gand to Saint-Chamond (France), 1905

[Gent: De vlaamse Opera] Front Text: "Gand, La salle des concerts du Grand Théâtre (peint par E. Lebrun)."
Publisher: Nels; Edition Frans Brissé, Gand
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Gent: De vlaamse Opera] Front Text: "Gand, La salle des redoutes du Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: Nels; Edition Frans Brissé, Gand
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.


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