Genève: Grand Théâtre

Country: Switzerland (Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizera)
Canton: Genève
City: Genève
Location: 11, boulevard du Théâtre

Built 1874-1879 by Jacques-Elysée Goss (inspired by Garnier's Paris Opéra). Funded by a bequest of the Count Charles de Brunswick to the city of Genève. Opened 2 Oct 1879 with Rossini's "Guiglielmo Tell". Destroyed by a fire during a performance of Wagner's "Die Walküre" in 1951, leaving only the exterior walls and the foyer. Subsequently renovation, extension of the stage buildings, and rebuilding of the auditorium in modern form by Charles Schopfer and Marcello Zavelani-Rossi. Re-opened 12 Dec 1962 with Verdi's "Don Carlos". 2015-2017 renovation of the foyers. 2017-2018 major renovation. Originally 1300 seats, today 1500 seats.

Link: www.geneveopera.ch, Wikipedia

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Le Théâtre - Genève"
Publisher: PVKZ; Editions Cartes Postales Kunzli, Zürich; Dep. No. 5581
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève, Le Théâtre"
Publisher: J. J. 649
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève - Le Théâtre et le Musée Rath"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Genève to Mayenne (France), 1905

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève - Place neuve"
Publisher: Artist. Atelier H. Guggenheim & Co., Zürich; No. 5264
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève - Foyer du Théâtre"
Publisher: J. J. 649 E
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève - Foyer du Théâtre"
Publisher: B & C, Genève; 18
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Genève to Bruxelles (Belgium), 1909

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève - Foyer du Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: E H 58
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Görlitz, 1906

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Le Foyer du Théâtre"
Publisher: Phototypie Co. Neuchâtel; 6110
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Picture: woman in Swiss traditional costume, coats of arms of the cantons of Switzerland
Front Text: "Genf - Genève", "Genève - Théâtre et Monument Dufour"
Publisher: Artist. Atelier H. Guggenheim & Co., Zürich; No. 4542; No. 20021
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Reverse Text: "Ruiz Morales. Genève - La Place Neuve et le Grand-Théâtre"
Publisher: Georges Jaeger, Edition d'art, Genève; No. 152
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genf" (on a sticker)
Reverse Text: "Genève - Le Nouveau Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: Editions Jaeger, Genève; 150; Iris Mexichrome
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Front Text: "Genève clair-obscur - Le Grand-Théâtre (1879)"
Publisher: A. Philippon; Genève
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Geneve: Grand Theatre] Reverse Text: "Genève, Le Grand Théâtre"
Publisher: Francis Jaeger, Bernex; GE 4066
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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