Rennes: Opéra

Country: France
Department, Region: Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne
City: Rennes
Location: place de la Mairie

Built 1832-1836 as "Théâtre" by Charles Millardet for the city of Rennes. Opened 29 Feb 1836 with a benefit concert. First opera performance: Auber's "Lestocq ou l'intrigue de l'amour" on 1 mar 1836. Originally for opera, ballet and drama performances and for concerts. Auditorium destroyed by a fire on 20/21 Feb 1856. Subsequently restored to the original plans. 1912 renovations. Since 1968, used for opera and ballet performances and for concerts. Renamed "Opéra de Rennes". 1997 major restorations. 950 seats.

Link: www.opera-rennes.fr

[Rennes: Opera] Front Text: "Rennes - Le Théâtre, Construit en 1812, incendié en 1850, reconstruit en 1857, restauré en 1912"
Publisher: Laurent-Nel, Rennes
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Rennes to Fougères, 1928

[Rennes: Opera] Front Text: "Rennes - Le Théâtre"
Reverse Text: "Rennes - Le théâtre dessin´par Charles Millardet dans un style néoclassique (1846); au plafond, peinture de Jean-Julien Lemordant (1913) - The neoclassic style theatre (1846) designed by Charles Millardet and ceiling painting by Jean-Julien Lemordant (1913) - Das von Charles Millardet in neoklassischem Stil gezeichnete Theater (1846); an der Decke, Gemälde von Jean-Julien Lemordant (1913)"
Publisher: Éditions d'Art Jos le Doaré, Châteaulin
Size: Modern
Sent: from Bourg de Compte to Mönchberg (Germany), 1999

[Rennes: Opera] Front Text: "Rennes - Le Théâtre"
Reverse Text: "1879 - Ancienne Capitale du Cuhé de Bretagne: Rennes, Place de l'Hôtel de Ville, Le théâtre - The Theatre - Das Theater"
Publisher: Éditions YCA, Quimper
Size: Modern
Sent: from Belgium to Ravensburg (Germany), 2004

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