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. Later renovation, extension of the stage buildings, and rebuilding of the auditorium in modern form by Charles Schopfer and Marcello Zavelani-Rossi. Re-opened 1962 with Verdi's "Don Carlos". Originally 1300 seats, today 1500 seats.

Link: www.geneveopera.ch

[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 - Foyer du Théâtre"
Publisher: J. J. 649 E
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[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: "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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