Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Veneto
City: Vicenza
Location: Piazza Matteotti 11

Designed 1580 by Andrea Palladio for the Accademia Olimpica, as the first single-standing roofed theatre of modern times. After Palladio's death in 1581, completed by his son Silla Palladio and, from 1584, Vincenzo Scamozzi to the original plans (but extended by a back stage area with characteristic street scenes). Opened 3 March 1585 with Sophocles's "Oidipous Tyrannos" with choral music by Gabrieli. 470 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Torquato Tasso: Il Re Torrismondo (1618)

Links: www.teatrolimpicovicenza.it, Wikipedia

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico - La prospettiva della Scena"
Publisher: A. Vescovi Edit., Vicenza
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Vicenza to Trecento, 1903

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico"
Publisher: Ed. Antonio Rigon, Libreria della Stazione, Vicenza; 26094
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico (particolare)"
Publisher: Prem. Edit. L. Chiovato, Vicenza; 17801
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Picture: ceiling
Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico - Soffito"
Publisher: Prem. Edit. L. Chiovato, Vicenza; 13053
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico - Loggia superiore (dettaglio)"
Publisher: Prem. Edit. L. Chiovato, Vicenza; 13067
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico"
Publisher: Ed. ris. Cartoleria Franco, Vicenza
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Vicenza to Modena, 1950

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico", left: "Particolare della Scena (Palladio)", middle, above: "Interno della Loggia", right, above: "Ingresso", right, below: "Interno"
Publisher: G. Galla Editore, Vicenza; G. 16
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico, Théâtre Olympique, Olympic Theatre, Olympisches Theater"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 1977
Publisher: Edit. G. Galla, Vicenza
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico del Palladio"
Publisher: Bromostampa, Torino
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Teatro Olimpico - Vicenza"
Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Théâtre Olympique - Olympic Theatre - Olympisches Theater"
Publisher: Edit. G. Galla, Vicenza
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza - Interno Teatro Olimpico (Foto Ferrini)"
Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Interno Teatro Olimpico (Foto Ferrini) - Intérieur du Théâtre Olympique - Olimpic Theatre interior - Inneres des Olympischen Theaters"
Publisher: S. A. Galla, Vicenza
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Front Text: "Vicenza Teatro Olimpico"
Reverse Text: "Vicenza - Teatro Olimpico - Disegno di Susanne Mocka"
Publisher: Edition Lidiarte, Berlin
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico] Reverse Text: "Vicenza, Teatro Olimpico"
Publisher: Comune di Vicenza - Musei Civici
Size: Modern
Sent: from Padova to Germering (Germany), 1999

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