Torino: Teatro Regio (new)

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Piemonte
City: Torino
Location: Piazza Castello / Via Giuseppe Verdi

[1st theatre on the site built 1738-1740 Filippo Juvarra and Benedetto Alfieri for King Carlo Emanuele II. Opened 26 Dec 1739 with Francesco Feo's opera "Arsace". 1838, 1905, and 1924 various rebuildings. Capacity: 2500 persons. Destroyed by fire on 8/9 Feb 1936. Remains destroyed by bombs in 1942 and 1943.]

Built 1967-1973 by Carlo Mollino. Opened 10 Apr 1973 with Verdi's "I Vespri Siciliani" (in Italian). Used for opera performances.

Link: www.teatroregio.torino.it

[Torino: Teatro Regio (new)] Reverse Text: "Teatro Regio Torino, Ingresso e prospettiva su via Verdi; Seiteneingang von der via G. Verdi, Entrance and perspective looking on to Via G. Verdi, Entrée et vue perspectice de Via G. Verdi"
Publisher: Edizioni Teatro Regio, Torino
Size: Modern
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