Roma: Teatro Costanzi

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Lazio
City: Roma
Location: Piazza Beniamino Gigli 1

Built 1880 as "Teatro Costanzi" as a private theatre for the real estate speculator and developer, Domenico Costanzo. Opened 27 November 1880 with Rossini's "Semiramide". 1926-1927 rebuilding and restoration. Re-opened 1928 as "Teatro Reale dell'Opera", since then a public theatre ("ente autonomo"). 1975 declared a national institution ("istituzione nazionale"). Ca. 2000 re-renamed "Teatro Costanzi". Ca. 1600 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (17 May 1890)
  • Pietro Mascagni: L'amico Fritz (31 Oct 1891)
  • Pietro Mascagni: Iris (2 Nov 1898)
  • Giacomo Puccini: Tosca (14 Jan 1900)
  • Pietro Mascagni: Lodoletta (30 Apr 1917)
  • Pietro Mascagni: Il piccolo Marat (2 May 1921)
  • Franco Alfano: Cyrano de Bergerac (22 Jan 1936)
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero: I capricci di Callot (24 Oct 1942)
  • Franco Alfano: Il Dottor Antonio (30 Apr 1949)

Links: www.operaroma.it, Wikipedia

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Reverse Text: "Roma, Teatro Reale dell'Opera"
Publisher: G. M., Roma; 5-8483
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Reverse Text: "Roma, Teatro Reale dell'Opera"
Publisher: Cecami; 1935
Size: Classic
Sent: from Roma to Bologna, 1936

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Front Text: "Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, Interno della sala vista dalla galleria"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 11 May 1959, mentioning a performance of "Tristan und Isolde" the day before
Publisher: Oscar Savio; 30613
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Roma to Berlin-Mahlsdorf (German Democratic Republic), 1959

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Reverse Text: "Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, Théâtre de l'Opéra, Opera Theatre, Das Theater Opera"
Publisher: Tecnograf apa, Palermo; Dep.-Roma; 8428
Size: Modern
Sent: from Monteporzio Catone to Torino, 1989

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Reverse Text: "Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, Le Théâtre de l'Opéra, The Opera Theatre, Das Opernhaus"
Publisher: MA. PI. R.; 1971
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Roma: Teatro Costanzi] Reverse Text: "Roma, Teatro dell'Opera, Théâtre de l'Opéra, Opera Theatre, Das Opernhaus, Teatro de la Opera"
Publisher: A.R.C.A.; 337
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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