Nürnberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Bayern
City: Nürnberg
Location: Richard-Wagner-Platz / Frauentorgraben / Lessingstraße

Built 1903-1905 as "Stadttheater" by Heinrich Seeling for the city of Nürnberg. Opened 1 Sep 1905 with a festive play "Im neuen Haus", and the "Festwiese" scene from Wagner's Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". 1935-1936 interior redecoration by Paul Schultze-Naumburg. Damaged by bombs in 1945. Subsequently repaired and used as a cinema and theatre for the U. S. Army. Since 1956, again used as an opera house. Major restoration in the 1990s. 2003 renamed "Staatstheater". 1082 seats. Used for opera and ballet performances by the resident companies. Also used for symphonic concerts.

Notable world premieres:

  • Ernst Toller: Masse Mensch (15 Nov 1920)
  • Alexander Zemlinsky: Der Traumgörge (11 Oct 1980)
  • Wilfried Hiler: Wolkenstein (6 Mar 2004)

Links: www.staatstheater-nuernberg.de, Wikipedia

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Das neue Stadttheater in Nürnberg", "Die Stadt der Musen"
Publisher: Hermann Martin, Kunstverlag, Nürnberg; 1270; 1903
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Nürnberg. Das neue Stadttheater.", signed: F. Brunner
Publisher: Kunstanstalt Hermann Martin, Leipzig-R.
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Bucuresti (Romania), 1905

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Nürnberg, Stadttheater", "Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Neuen Jahre!" [Happy New Year!]
Publisher: Kunstverlag Hermann Martin, Nürnberg
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Weiden [postmark illegible]

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Nürnberg, Neues Theater"
Publisher: W. H. D. 8605 B.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: signed: "Gollmann, Coburg"
Reverse Text: "Nürnberg, Stadttheater"
Publisher: E. Soldan'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (A. Zemsch), Nürnberg
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Picture: entrance hall
Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Entrée"
Publisher: Karl Klein, Nürnberg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Picture: stairs and shell grotto
Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Treppen-Aufgang und Muschelgrotte"
Publisher: Karl Klein, Nürnberg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Picture: shell grotto
Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Muschelgrotte"
Publisher: Karl Klein, Nürnberg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: within Nürnberg, 1910

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Foyer"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater, Nürnberg"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Reverse Text: "Stadttheater Nürnberg, Zuschauerraum"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Nürnberg to Berlin, 1913

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Reverse Text: "Stadttheater Nürnberg - Vorhang"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Decorative Stamp
Front Text: "Stadttheater Nürnberg"
Size: 4.2 x 6.2 cm

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Picture: after the 1935-1936 redecoration
Reverse Text: "Opernhaus Nürnberg, Bühnentor"
Publisher: Volkhardt & Wilbert, Nürnberg
Size: Modern
Sent: from Nürnberg to Berlin, 1942

Nuernberg: Staatstheater - Opernhaus Reverse Text: "Nürnberg, Opernhaus"
Publisher: Verlag Liebermann & Co., Nürnberg; 459
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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