Wroclaw: Opera Wroclawska

Country: Poland (Polska)
Voivodship: Województwo Dolnoslaskie
City: Wroclaw (Breslau)
Location: ul. Swidnicka 35 (Schweidnitzer Straße)

[First theatre on the site built 1782 as "Stadttheater" by Carl Ferdinand Langhans, demolished ca. 1839. Second theatre built 1839-1841 by Carl Ferdinand Langhans, destroyed by a fire in 1865. Third theatre built 1865-1867 by Karl Johann B. Lüdecke, destroyed by a fire on 13 June 1871.]

Built 1871-1872 by Karl Schmidt as "Stadttheater" for the "Theater-Aktienverein Breslau" society. Opened 1 October 1872 with Schiller's "Wilhelm Tell". 1880 electrification. 1933 renamed "Opernhaus". 1934 and 1937 renewal of stage machinery. Re-opened 8 Sep 1945 as "Opera Dolnoslaska" [Lower Silesian Opera] with Moniuszko's "Halka". Later renamed "Opera Wroclawska". Originally ca. 1750 seats; 1940: 1129 seats, today: 794 seats.

Link: www.opera.wroclaw.pl

[Wroclaw: Opera Wroclaswska] Front Text: "Breslau - Stadttheater und Schweidnitzerstr."
Publisher: Kunst-Verl.-Ges.; Serie Breslau 1.
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Wroclaw: Opera Wroclaswska] Front Text: "Gruß aus Breslau - Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Breslau to Peitz bei Cottbus (Germany), 1906

[Wroclaw: Opera Wroclaswska] Front Text: "Breslau, Stadttheater"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 4 October 1944
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Wroclaw: Opera Wroclaswska] Reverse Text: "Wroclaw, Opera"
Publisher: P.T.T.K., Z. W. Fotopam, Wroclaw; 16-1248; KOAF 9-62; 16 X 64; S-11-229-63
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Wroclaw: Opera Wroclaswska] Reverse Text: "Wroclaw, Gmach Opery" [opera house]
Publisher: Biuro Wydawniczo Propagandowe; 36-5828/II
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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