Parma: Teatro Regio

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Emilia-Romagna
City: Parma
Location: Via Garibaldi 16/A

Built 1821-1829 as "Nuovo Teatro Ducale" by Nicola Bettoli for Maria Luigia, Duchess of Parma and Piacenza, at the site of a previous theatre ("Teatro Ducale" built 1687, rebuilt 1760, demolished in the early 1800s). Painted curtain by G. B. Borghesi. Opened 16 May 1829 with Vincenzo Bellini's "Zaira". Renamed "Teatro Regio" in August 1849. 1853 renovations and alterations. 1300 seats. Currently used for an annual opera season (September to May) and the annual Verdi Opera Festival (July to October).

Notable world premieres:

  • Vincenzo Bellini: Zaira (16 May 1829)

Link: www.teatroregioparma.org, Wikipedia

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Facciata del R. Teatro di Parma"
Reverse Text: "Facciata (1829) - Facciata del Teatro costruito su incarico di Maria Luigia da Nicola Bettoli, architetto di corte - Facade (1829) - Facade of the Theatre commissioned by Maria Luigia to court architect Nicola Bettoli"
Publisher: C.d.O., Parma
Type: modern repdoruction of an old drawing
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Picture: above: Giuseppe Verdi, below: Teatro Regio, right: advertisement for Verdi performances in September/October 1913
Front Text: "Teatro Regio Parmia", "Onoranze a Giuseppe Verdi nel primo centenario della sua nascita 1813 - 1913 [...]"
Reverse Text: "Manifesto per il centenario della nascita di Giuseppe Verdi al Teatro Regio di Parma (1913) - Poster for the centenial celebrations of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi held at the Teatro Regio in Parma (1913)"
Publisher: C.d.O., Parma
Type: modern repdoruction of a 1913 poster
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma, Interno Regio Teatro"
Publisher: Casa Editrice Luigi Battei, Parma
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma, Via G. Garibaldi e Teatro Regio"
Publisher: Ed. Variati, Parma
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Parma to Genova, 1955

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma, Interno Teatro Regio"
Publisher: Ed. G. Ferrari, Parma
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Parma to Padova, 1956

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma - Teatro Regio - Interno"
Publisher: Ediz. Dante Bozzini, Parma
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Parma to Firenze, 1956

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma"
Publisher: Ed. Cooperativa fra Tabaccai di Parma; 15618
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma - Teatro Regio, Royal Opera House, Théâtre Royal, Königliches Opernhaus"
Publisher: Fotocolor; 7825
Size: Modern
Sent: from Parma to Favignana, 1966

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Parma - Teatro Regio, Sipario del Pittore G. B. Borghesi (1829) - Théâtre Royal, Rideau par le peintre G. B. Borghesi (1829) - Royal Theatre, Courtain by painter G. B. Borghesi (1829) - Koeniglicher Theater, Vorhang bei Mahler G. B. Borghesi (1829)" [sic!]
Publisher: Ediz. Margini, Parma; PA 16/39
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Parma: Teatro Regio] Front Text: "Teatro Regio di Parma, Stagione Lirica Invernale 2002"
Reverse Text: promoting the winter 2001/2002 opera season
Publisher: Teatro Regio, Parma
Type: Advertisment Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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