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Il Teatro di San Carlo

The World of Opera – Opera Houses Around The World

Il Teatro di San Carlo The World of Opera – Opera Houses Around The World

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After being destroyed by fire, Naples' traditional royal opera house, the Teatro di San Carlo, was rebuilt in record time under the direction of architect Antonio Niccolini, reopening on 12 January 1817. The building exemplifies Italian opera house architecture in the 18th/19th century. Its design did not differ substantially from that of other theaters, even though, with its over three thousand seats, it was the world's largest opera house, existing in Italy's largest city at the time. When the arena, with its six tiers of boxes, was reopened to the public after the tragic blaze, the architecture enraptured opera lovers far beyond the city's borders.

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Details

  • Directed by:
    • Christian Romanowski
  • Production date: 2004
  • Duration: 26 min
  • Production: © e-MP / EuroArts Music International
  • Available version(s): EN

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