Firenze: Teatro della Pergola

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Toscana
City: Firenze
Location: Via della Pergola 18

Built by Ferdinando Tacca. Opened 7 Feb 1656 with Jacopo Melani's opera "Il potestà di Colognole". The building contains two halls: "Sala Grande", also known as "Teatro Massimo" (1500 seats), and "Saloncino Paolo Poli", a former ballroom used as a concert hall since 1804 (400 seats). 1855-1857 interior rebuilding. Currently used for drama performances throughout the year, and for opera performances during the annual "Maggio Musicale Fiorentino" festival.

Notable world premieres:

  • Jacopo Melani: Il potestà di Colognole (7 Feb 1656)
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Scanderbeg (22 June 1718)
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Ipermestra (carnival 1727)
  • Antonio Vivaldi: Atenaide (29 Dec 1729)
  • Domenico Cimaros: La vanità delusa ossia Il mercato di Malmantile (spring 1784)
  • Gaetano Donizetti: Rosmonda d'Inghilterra (27 Feb 1834)
  • Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth (14 Mar 1847)
  • Gaetano Donizetti: Parisina d'Este (26 June 1847)
  • Giovanni Pacini: Belfagor (1 Dec 1861)
  • Pietro Mascagni: I Rantzau (10 Nov 1892)
  • Luigi Dallapiccola: Volo di notte (18 May 1940)
  • Joseph Haydn: L'anima del filosofo, ossia, Orfeo ed Euridice (9 June 1951)

Links: www.teatrodellapergola.com, Wikipedia

[Firenze: Teatro della Pergola] Reverse Text: "Firenze - Teatro della Pergola, Teatro Massimo (inaugurato nel 1656), Théâtre Massimo (inauguré dans le 1656), Massimo Theatre (open in 1656), Massimo Theater (eröffnet im 1656)"
Publisher: Ediz. Giusti di S. Becocci
Size: Modern
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