Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Liguria
City: Genova
Location: piazza Raffaele de Ferrari

Built 1825-1828 by Carlo Barabino. Opened 7 April 1828 with Bellini's "Bianca e Fernando". Named in honour of Carlo Felice di Savoia, Viceroy of Sardinia. Various restorations between 1859 and 1934. 2500 seats. Destroyed by bombs on 8 August 1943.

Rebuilt 1983-1990 by Aldo Rossi and Ignazi Gardella. Re-opened 18 June 1991 with Verdi's "Il Trovatore". 2500 setas.

Notable world premieres:

  • Gaetano Donizetti: La Regina di Golconda (12 May 1828)
  • Gaetano Donizetti: Il diluvio universale (1834)
  • Antonio Carlo Gomes: Salvator Rosa (21 Mar 1874)
  • Alberto Franchetti: Cristoforo Colombo (6 Oct 1892)
  • Pietro Mascagni: Le maschere (17 Jan 1901)
  • Franco Alfano: Il principe di Zilah (3 Feb 1909)
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero: Giulio Cesare (9 Feb 1936)

Link: www.carlofelice.it

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Front Text: "Carlo Felice e Teatro", signed: C. Bentivolgio
Publisher: F. Cicolari Edit., Genova
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Genova to Leipzig (Germany), 1906

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Front Text: "Genova - Teatro Carlo Felice"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Front Text: "Saluti da Genova - Teatro Carlo Felice"
Publisher: Edit. J. Einerl, Vienna; 1907
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Genova to Watertown MA (USA), 1910

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Front Text: "Genova - Piazze De Ferrari - Teatro Carlo Felice"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated April 1918
Publisher: Vistato Uff. Revis. Stampa Milano, 14-5-17.; N. 779
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: addressed to Paris (France), but apparently not postally sent

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Reverse Text: "Genova - Teatro Carlo Felice e Monumento a Giuseppe Garibaldi"
Publisher: S. Anna, Genova; 112
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Genova to Solingen (Germany), 1936

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Picture: theatre café
Reverse Text: "Genova - Cantinal del Caffè del Teatro Carlo Felice, Bardi - Genova, Piazza de Ferrari"
Size: Modern
Sent: from Italy to Friedrichroda (Germany), 1939

[Genova: Teatro Carlo Felice] Front Text: "Genova '92"
Reverse Text: "Genova '92 - Teatro Carlo Felice"
Publisher: S. Anna, Genova; 112
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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