Vicenza: Teatro Olimpico

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Veneto
City: Vicenza

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.

Notable world premieres:

  • Torquato Tasso: Il Re Torrismondo (1618)

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


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