Warszawa: Teatr Wielki

Country: Poland (Polska)
Voivodship: Województwo Mazowieckie
City: Warszawa
Location: Plac Teatralny

Built 1825-1833 by Antonio Corazzi. Opened 24 Feb 1833 with Rossini's "Il barbiere di Siviglia". The complex housed the "Teatr Wielki" [Great Theatre], the "Teatr Narodowy" [National (Drama) Theatre], and the "Teatr Nowy" [New Theatre] (formerly "Sale Redutowe"). Various rebuildings. 1939 burnt out during the German siege of Warszawa. 1944 further damages during the uprising against the German occupation. 1949 right wing rebuilt as national theatre. Until 1965, restoration of the entire complex by Bohdan Pniewski. Re-opened 20 Nov 1965. Currently, the complex houses theatres for opera (1900 seats) and drama, a ballet school, an opera studio, and the Polish Theatre Museum.

Notable world premieres:

  • Karol Szymanowski: Król Roger (12 Jun 1926)

Link: www.teatrwielki.pl

[Warszawa: Teatr Wielki] Front Text: "Teatr Wielki - Warszawa"
Publisher: R. Kropecki, Warszawa; Granbergs K. A., Stockholm
Type: Moonlight Card; Winter Card; Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Bremen (Germany), 1899

[Warszawa: Teatr Wielki] Front Text: "Warschau, Großes Theater - Warszawa, Teatr Wielki"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 14 May 1916
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Plauen (Germany) [stamp removed, postmark illegible]

[Warszawa: Teatr Wielki] Front Text: "Warschau, Grosses Theater - Warszawa, Teatr Wielki"
Publisher: Wyd. "Ryngraf", Warszawa
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Warszawa: Teatr Wielki] Front Text: "Warszawa - Teatr Wielki"
Reverse Text: "Warszawa, Teatr Wielki - widownia, foyer, glówna klatka schodowa, hall, kuluar."
Publisher: Biuro Wydawnicze "Ruch"; 34-Z-2/C; N10; 929
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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