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Encyclopedia > List of opera houses

Opera houses are listed by continent, then by country with the name of the opera house and city; the opera company is sometimes named for clarity. Note: there are many theatres whose name includes the words Opera House but which do not currently put on opera regularly (or, in some cases, at all). Such theatres are not included in this list. New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Opera Bolshoi Theatre. ...

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Africa

Cairo Opera House

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Egypt

Cairo Opera House one of six in Africa (three in Egypt and three in South Africa). ... For other uses, see Cairo (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in Egypt. ... Damanhur (Arabic: دمنهور ) or Hermopolis Mikra (Greek: ) or Latin: Hermopolis Parva is a city in Lower Egypt, and the capital of al-Buhayrah (Beheira or Behera) governorate. ...

Eritrea

Asmara (English) (Geez: አሥመራ Asmera, formerly known as Asmera, or in Arabic: Asmaraa) is the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea, home to a population of around 579,000 people. ...

South Africa

Artscape Theatre Centre is the main performing arts centre in Cape Town, South Africa. ... Nickname: Motto: Spes Bona (Latin for Good Hope) Location of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape Province Coordinates: , Country Province Municipality City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality Founded 1652 Government [1]  - Type City council  - Mayor Helen Zille  - City manager Achmat Ebrahim Area  - City 2,499 km²  (964. ... Motto: Praestantia Praevaleat Pretoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence) Country South Africa Province Gauteng Established 1855 Area  - City 1,644 km²  (634. ...

Americas

Argentina

Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, Argentina, at night

Image File history File links TeatroColon. ... Image File history File links TeatroColon. ... Night shot of the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ...

Brazil

The Amazon Theatre (Teatro Amazonas) is an opera house located in the heart of Manaus, inside the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. ... Location in Brazil Country Region State Amazonas Founded 1669 Government  - Mayor Serafim Corrêa (PSB) Area  - City 11. ... São Luís is the capital of the state of Maranhão, Brazil. ... Nickname: Local da cidade de Belém, no estado do Pará State Pará County Belém Government  - Mayor Duciomar Gomes da Costa Area  - City 1,070 km²  (413. ... For the fortress and governors mansion in Puerto Rico, see La Fortaleza. ... Nickname: Motto: Ut luceat omnibus Latin: That it may shine on all (Matthew 5:15) Location in Brazil Country Region State Pernambuco Founded March 12, 1537 Incorporated (as village) 1709 Incorporated (as city) 1823 Government  - Mayor João Paulo Lima e Silva (PT) Area  - City 218 km²  (84. ... Theatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro: frontal view. ... This article is about the Brazilian city. ... Municipal Theatre of São Paulo [1] is one of the most important theatres in South America and one of the landmarks of the city of São Paulo. ... This article is about the city. ... This article is about Porto Alegre, Brazil. ...

Canada

The Four Seasons Centre, from University Avenue and Queen Street

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 400 × 400 pixelsFull resolution (400 × 400 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)www. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 400 × 400 pixelsFull resolution (400 × 400 pixel, file size: 55 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)www. ... The Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier is the largest multipurpose venue in Canada, with the most sophisticated technical equipment. ... View of the Place des Arts esplanade. ... Opéra de Montréal is an opera company in Montreal. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Concordia Salus (Salvation through harmony) Ville de Montréal, Québec, Canada Location. ... This article is about the Canadian province. ... Construction and fundraising for the Four Seasons Centre in May 2006. ... is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... For the performing arts venue in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, see National Arts Center. ... Opera Lyra Ottawa is an opera company founded in 1984 by soprano Diana Gilchrist after the demise of the National Arts Centres summer opera productions. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English (de facto) Government - Lieutenant-Governor David C. Onley - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area... The Vancouver Opera is an opera company in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Motto: Splendor sine occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point - Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 36 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 5th - Total 944,735 km... The Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is a 4 million cubic foot (113,000 m3) performing arts, culture and community facility located in Edmonton, Alberta. ... For other places with the same name, see Edmonton (disambiguation). ... Motto: Fortis et liber(Latin) Strong and free Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Official languages English (see below) Government - Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong - Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 28 - Senate seats 6 Confederation September 1, 1905 (split from Northwest Territories) (8th [Province]) Area Ranked... The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium is a 4 million cubic foot (113,000 m3) performing arts, culture and community facility. ... This article is about the Canadian city. ... Motto: Fortis et liber(Latin) Strong and free Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Official languages English (see below) Government - Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong - Premier Ed Stelmach (PC) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 28 - Senate seats 6 Confederation September 1, 1905 (split from Northwest Territories) (8th [Province]) Area Ranked...

Chile

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Location of Santiago commune in Greater Santiago Coordinates: , Region Province Foundation February 12, 1541 Government  - Mayor Raúl Alcaíno Lihn Area 1  - City 22. ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 979 KB)Author: Daniel Manrique (Roadmaster). ... Download high resolution version (2272x1704, 979 KB)Author: Daniel Manrique (Roadmaster). ...

Colombia

Night shot of the Colon Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina The present Colón Theater (Spanish:Teatro Colón) in Buenos Aires, Argentina is one of the most famous opera houses in the world. ... Bogotá (known officially in Spanish as Bogotá D.C., formerly Santafé de Bogotá D.C.), is the capital and largest city in Colombia, with a population of roughly 7. ... Santiago de Cali, better known as Cali, is the main city and capital of the Valle del Cauca department in Colombia. ... Santiago de Cali, better known as Cali, is the main city and capital of the Valle del Cauca department in Colombia. ...

Costa Rica

Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (The national theatre of Costa Rica) opened to the public on October 21, 1897 with a performace of Faust. ... Nickname: Location of San José Canton between provinces Coordinates: , Country Province Canton San José Canton Founded circa. ...

El Salvador

Teatro Nacional de El Salvador, or National Theatre of El Salvador, is the grandest theatre in Central America. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Mexico

Palacio de Bellas Artes The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) is the premier opera house of Mexico City. ... Nickname: Motto: Capital en movimiento Location of Mexico City in south central Mexico Coordinates: , Country Federal entity Boroughs The 16 delegaciones Founded c. ... Aguascalientes Opera House This Theather functions as the Premier Opera House of the city of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes. ... Main Central Square often called The Exedra The city and municipality of Aguascalientes is the capital of the state of Aguascalientes in western central Mexico. ...

United States

Crosby Theatre, Santa Fe Opera, a partly open-air house. Excellent view from mezzanine level seats. The white sail-like wind baffles on the left help protect the orchestra
The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, as seen from the Potomac River
The facade of Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center, seen from Kreielsheimer Promenade
The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 300 KB) This view of the interior of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera was taken from the most remote corner of the balcony section. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 300 KB) This view of the interior of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera was taken from the most remote corner of the balcony section. ... The Academy of Music in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is the oldest opera house in the United States that is still used for its original purpose. ... The Opera Company of Philadelphia is an opera company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas The Nancy Lee and Perry R. Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth, Texas is located in downtown Fort Worth near Sundance Square, occupies a whole city block, and was opened in 1998. ... Fort Worth Opera is the oldest, continually performing opera company in the state of Texas and among the oldest in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Where the West Begins Location of Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas Coordinates: , Country State Counties Tarrant and Denton Government  - Mayor Michael J. Moncrief Area  - City  298. ... This article treats the former Stanley Theater of Pittsburgh, for other same-called buildings see Stanley Theater (disambiguation). ... Pittsburgh Opera is a professional opera company based in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanias Cultural District. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The Wortham Theater Center is a performing arts center in Houston, Texas. ... The Houston Grand Opera (HGO) is a Houston, Texas-based opera company. ... Houston redirects here. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Opera San Jose is the professional opera company in San Jose, California, USA, founded in 1984 by Irene Dalis. ... Opera San Jose is the professional opera company in San Jose, California, USA, founded in 1984 by Irene Dalis. ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... The Central City Opera House located in the National Historic Landmark District in Central City, Colorado was constructed in 1878 by Welsh and Cornish miners. ... Central City Opera is the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States, founded in 1932. ... Central City is the county seat of Gilpin County, Colorado. ... Exterior of the Civic Opera House The Civic Opera House is an opera house located at 20 North Wacker Drive in Chicago. ... Exterior of the Civic Opera House Lyric Opera of Chicago is one of the leading opera companies in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Solid rod stays support the roof of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera. ... Solid rod stays support the roof of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera. ... Nickname: Location in Santa Fe County, New Mexico Coordinates: , Country State County Santa Fe Founded ca. ... Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC source: NOAA Photo Library File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC source: NOAA Photo Library File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Detroit Opera House, opened on January 22, 1922 as the Capitol Theater, is the current venue for all Michigan Opera Theatre productions. ... “Detroit” redirects here. ... Official language(s) None (English, de-facto) Capital Lansing Largest city Detroit Largest metro area Metro Detroit Area  Ranked 11th  - Total 97,990 sq mi (253,793 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 491 miles (790 km)  - % water 41. ... Dicapo Opera Theatre was co-founded in 1981 by General Director Michael Capasso and Artistic Director Diane Martindale. ... Dicapo Opera Theatre was co-founded in 1981 by General Director Michael Capasso and Artistic Director Diane Martindale. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is one of the halls in the Los Angeles Music Center (which is one of the three largest performing arts centers in the nation). ... The Los Angeles Opera is a world-class opera company in Los Angeles, California. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The Ellie Caulkins Opera House, which opened in October 2005, is located in Denver, Colorado as part of the large Denver Center for the Performing Arts. ... Opera Colorado is an opera company located in Denver, Colorado. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country State Founded [1] November 22, 1858 Incorporated November 7, 1861 Government  - Type Strong Mayor/Weak Council  - Mayor John Hickenlooper (D) Area [1]  - City & County  154. ... The Edythe C. and Stanley L. Harrison Opera House is the official home of Virginia Opera in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Virginia Opera is led by its Artistic Director, Peter Mark, who has been with the company since its first major performances in 1975. ... Motto: Crescas (Latin for, Thou shalt grow. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a major performing arts venue in Brooklyn, a borough of New York City, known as a center for progressive and avant garde performance. ... This article is about the borough of New York City. ... This article is about the state. ... The Kennedy Center as seen from the Potomac River. ... The Washington National Opera is a world-class opera company in Washington, D.C., USA. Its general director is the Spanish tenor, Plácido Domingo. ... For other uses, see Washington, D.C. (disambiguation). ... Image File history File linksMetadata McCaw_Hall. ... Image File history File linksMetadata McCaw_Hall. ... Seattle Center is a fairground, park and arts and entertainment center in Seattle, Washington. ... The Lyric Opera House is a music venue in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Baltimore Opera is an opera company in Baltimore, Maryland. ... Baltimore redirects here. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 101 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37° 53′ N to 39° 43′ N  - Longitude 75° 03′ W to 79° 29... Marcus Center for the Performing Arts The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Florentine Opera is Wisconsins oldest performing arts organization and the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States. ... For other places with the same name, see Milwaukee (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) None Capital Madison Largest city Milwaukee Area  Ranked 23rd  - Total 65,498 sq mi (169,790 km²)  - Width 260 miles (420 km)  - Length 310 miles (500 km)  - % water 17  - Latitude 42° 30′ N to 47° 05′ N  - Longitude 86° 46′ W to 92° 53′ W Population  Ranked... The Marion Oliver McCaw Hall is a performance space located in Seattle, Washington. ... The Seattle Opera is an opera company located in Seattle, Washington. ... Seattle redirects here. ... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, the lead section of this article may need to be expanded. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... , The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, seen from the Lincoln Center Plaza. ... The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, seen from Lincoln Center Plaza New York State Theater The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, interior, as seen from the stage The New York City Opera (NYCO) is based in Philip Johnsons New York State Theater at Lincoln Center. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This article is about the state. ... The Newberry Opera House, located in Newberry, South Carolina is located on I-26 about midway between Spartanburg and Columbia. ... Newberry is a town in Newberry County, South Carolina, 43 miles (69 km) west -northwest of Columbia. ... The Edwards Theatre (also known as the Sarasota Theater of the Arts or the Sarasota Opera House) is a historic theater in Sarasota, Florida. ... Sarasota Opera is professional opera company in Sarasota, Florida. ... Cà dZan - a 1925 Sarasota residence that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County on the central west coast of Florida, USA. Its official limits include Sarasota Bay and several barrier islands between the bay and the Gulf of... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (824x475, 152 KB)San Franciscos War Memorial Opera House, morning October 31, 2005. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (824x475, 152 KB)San Franciscos War Memorial Opera House, morning October 31, 2005. ... The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera (SFO) is the second largest opera company in North America. ... The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House San Francisco Opera (SFO) is the second largest opera company in North America. ... San Francisco redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Solid rod stays support the roof of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera. ... Solid rod stays support the roof of the Crosby Theater at the Santa Fe Opera. ... Nickname: Location in Santa Fe County, New Mexico Coordinates: , Country State County Santa Fe Founded ca. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Largest metro area Albuquerque metropolitan area Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... The Winspear Opera House will be an Opera House in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). ... The Dallas Opera is one of the leading opera companies in the United States. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Carnival Center for the Performing Arts is the center for the performing arts in the city of Miami, Florida. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami metropolitan area Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ...

Uruguay

Department Montevideo Department Altitude 43 m Coordinates 34º 53S 56º 10W Founded 1726 Founder Bruno Mauricio de Zabala Population 1,325,968 (2004) (1st) Demonym Montevideano Phone Code +02 Postal Code 10000 Montevideo (IPA: ) is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. ...

Asia and Oceania

Australia

Sydney Opera House, clearly showing the outline of its sails File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Sydney Opera House, clearly showing the outline of its sails File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The Victorian State Theatre is a venue for ballet, opera and other productions (but not plays, which are performed in the Playhouse), in the Southgate precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... The Victorian Arts Centre spire The Victorian Arts Centre is a complex of theatres and concert halls in the Southgate precinct of Melbourne, Australia. ... Opera Australia is Australias major opera company, formed by the merger of the Australian Opera and the Victorian State Opera companies in 1996. ... This article is about the Australian city; the name may also refer to City of Melbourne or Melbourne city centre. ... The Sydney Opera House is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Opera Australia is Australias major opera company, formed by the merger of the Australian Opera and the Victorian State Opera companies in 1996. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ... Performing Arts Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland Part of the Queensland Cultural Centre, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, also known as QPAC, is situated at South Bank, Queensland, Australia, , near the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). ... For other uses, see Brisbane (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Slogan or Nickname: Wildflower State or the Golden State Other Australian states and territories Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2005-06)  - Product ($m)  $107,910 (4th)  - Product per capita  $53,134/person... Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. ... Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle Motto(s): Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Constitutional monarchy Governor William Cox Premier Paul Lennon (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 5  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $16,114... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... “Port Darwin” redirects here. ... For similar terms, see Northern Territories (disambiguation) Slogan or Nickname: The Territory, The NT, The Top End Motto(s): none Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Constitutional monarchy Administrator Ted Egan Chief Minister Clare Martin (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 2  - Senate seats 2 Gross Territorial Product (2004...

New Zealand

The St. ... For the first Duke of Wellington, see Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. ...   Shibboleth: The southern (Kāi Tahu) dialect of Māori ignores the first A in the name (AUH-muh-ROO). ...

China

China National Grand Theatre is an opera house in Beijing, China. ... Peking redirects here. ... Shanghai Grand Theatre is located at the intersection of Central Boulevard and Huangpi Road South in northern part of the Peoples Square in Huangpu District, Shanghai, China. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ...   (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Postal map spelling: Hangchow) is a sub-provincial city located in the Yangtze River Delta in the Peoples Republic of China, and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... Harbin on a map of China For other meanings of Harbin, see Harbin (disambiguation). ...

India

  • Royal Opera House (Mumbai) -- defunct
Tel Aviv Performing Arts Centre

The Royal Opera House is located in Mumbai, India. ... Image File history File links Mishkan. ... Image File history File links Mishkan. ...

Israel

  • Tel Aviv Opera House at the Performing Arts Centre, Tel Aviv

Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ...

Japan

Palace of Culture (Istana Budaya), Kuala Lumpur

For other uses, see Tokyo (disambiguation). ... Start building the article from these notes: NHK Hall is a part of the NHK Broadcasting Center, located in Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... The New National Theatre, Tokyo (NNTT) is a centre for the performing arts, including opera, ballet, contemporary dance and drama. ... Nagoya ) is the fourth largest city in Japan. ... Shiga Prefecture (滋賀県 Shiga-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Categories: Cities in Kanagawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

Kazakhstan

The Palace of Peace and Reconciliation (also known as the Pyramid of Peace and Accord) is a 62 m high pyramid in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. ... Coordinates: Government  - Mayor Askar Mamin Population (estimated)  - City 600,000 Time zone BTT (UTC+6) This article is about the capital of Kazakhstan; for the article on the palace in Sarawak, see Astana (Sarawak); for the professional road-cycling team see Astana Team; for the Iranian city, see Astaneh-e...

Malaysia

Istana Budaya The Istana Budaya or The Palace of Culture, founded in September 1999, is Malaysias main presenter of all types of theater including musical theater, operetta, classical concert and opera from local and international performances. ... Nickname: Motto: Maju dan makmur (English: Progress and Prosper) Location in Malaysia Coordinates: , Country State Establishment 1857 Granted city status 1974 Government  - Mayor (Datuk Bandar) Datuk Abdul Hakim Borhan From 14 December 2006 Area  - City 243. ...

Singapore

The durian-shaped Esplanade stands out in front of the Marina Square area The Esplanade at night. ... For the Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall click here. ...

South Korea

Main entrance to the Ankara Opera House

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 389 pixelsFull resolution (1688 × 820 pixel, file size: 433 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 389 pixelsFull resolution (1688 × 820 pixel, file size: 433 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... The Seoul Arts Center, literally the Hall of Arts, is a cultural center in the southern area of Seoul, South Korea. ... Short name Statistics Location map Map of location of Seoul. ... The Seongnam Arts Center (성남아트센터) is the largest venue for cultural events in the city of Seongnam. ... Statistics Location map Seongnam is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. ... Short name Statistics Location map Map of South Korea highlighting the city. ...

Thailand

Thailand Cultural Centre is a underground station on the Bangkok Metro. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ... Siam Paragon Siam Paragon is a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand, located near the Siam Square. ... Location within in Thailand Coordinates: , Country Settled Ayutthaya Period Founded as capital 21 April 1782 Government  - Type Special administrative area  - Governer Apirak Kosayothin Area  - City 1,568. ...

Turkey

Hanoi Opera House
  • Leyla Gencer Sahnesi, Ankara
  • Operet Sahnesi, Ankara
  • Atatürk Cultural Center, İstanbul
  • İzmir State Opera and Ballet, İzmir
  • Mersin State Opera and Ballet, Mersin
  • Antalya State Opera and Ballet, Antalya

Statue of Cüneyt Gökçer in front of Ankara Opera House Main entrance to the opera house Ankara Opera House (Turkish: Opera Sahnesi) of the Turkish State Opera and Ballet is the largest of the three venues for opera and ballet in Ankara, Turkey, the other two being... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after İstanbul. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1984x1312, 249 KB) Hà Nôi: Nhà hát Thanh phó Hanoi, Vietnam: Municipal Theatre Photographed by Andre Lettau, 13 Dec 2003 Uploaded to de. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1984x1312, 249 KB) Hà Nôi: Nhà hát Thanh phó Hanoi, Vietnam: Municipal Theatre Photographed by Andre Lettau, 13 Dec 2003 Uploaded to de. ... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after İstanbul. ... Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after İstanbul. ... Atatürk Cultural Center (Turkish: Atatürk Kültür Merkezi), called also simply as AKM, is a multi-purpose cultural center located in Taksim Square of İstanbul, Turkey. ... The location of Istanbul Province Maiden Tower and Historical Peninsula of Istanbul Istanbul (Turkish: İstanbul) (the former Constantinople, Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολις) is the largest city in Turkey, and arguably the most important. ... İzmir, historically Smyrna, is the third most populous city of Turkey and the countrys largest port after İstanbul. ... This article is about the city of Mersin, see Mersin Province, (named İçel province until 2002), for information about the surrounding area. ... This article is mostly about the Antalya City; for the province, see Antalya Province. ...

Vietnam



Hanoi Opera House Opéra Garnier de Paris, seen as the model for Hanoi Opera House Hanoi Opera House is an opera house in downtown Hanoi. ... Hanoi (Vietnamese: Hà Ná»™i, Hán Tá»±: 河内)  , estimated population 3,145,300 (2005), is the capital of Vietnam. ...


Europe

The Vienna Staatsoper, at night

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Austria

The Großes Festspielhaus (Great Festival Hall) was designed by the architect Clemens Holzmeister in 1956 for the Salzburg Festival. ... This article is about the capital of the Austrian state of Salzburg. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... The Theater an der Wien is a historic theatre in Vienna. ... The Vienna Volksoper (Volksoper Wien or Vienna Peoples Opera) is a major opera house in Vienna, Austria. ... Vienna State Opera (German: Wiener Staatsoper) is one of the most important opera companies in Europe. ...

Belgium

Façade of De Munt/ La Monnaie, Brussels

Façade of De Munt / La Monnaie Logo of De Munt or La Monnaie The Koninklijke Muntschouwburg in short: De Munt (in Dutch), or Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in short: La Monnaie (in French) is a theatre in Brussels, Belgium. ... For other places with the same name, see Brussels (disambiguation). ... Liege or Liège has several meanings: A liege is the person or entity to which one has pledged allegiance. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 516 pixelsFull resolution (822 × 530 pixel, file size: 302 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 516 pixelsFull resolution (822 × 530 pixel, file size: 302 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Vlaamse Opera (Flemish Opera) is an opera company in Belgium directed by Marc Clémeur which operates in two different opera houses in two Flemish cities, the Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen at Van Ertbornstraat 8 and the Vlaamse Opera Gent at Schouwburgstraat 3. ... For other uses, see Antwerp (disambiguation). ... The Vlaamse Opera (Flemish Opera) is an opera company in Belgium directed by Marc Clémeur which operates in two different opera houses in two Flemish cities, the Vlaamse Opera Antwerpen at Van Ertbornstraat 8 and the Vlaamse Opera Gent at Schouwburgstraat 3. ... This article is about the Belgian city. ...

Croatia

  • Hrvatsko Narodno Kazalište
    (Croatian National Theatre) , Zagreb
  • Hrvatsko Narodno Kazalište
    (Croatian National Theatre), Split
  • Hrvatsko Narodno Kazalište
    (Croatian National Theatre), Rijeka
  • Hrvatsko Narodno Kazalište
    (Croatian National Theatre), Osijek
  • Hrvatsko Narodno Kazalište
    (Croatian National Theatre), Varazdin

The Croatian National Theatre (Croatian: Hrvatsko narodno kazaliÅ¡te) is located in Zagreb the capital of Croatia. ... Location of Zagreb within Croatia Coordinates: , Country RC diocese 1094 Free royal city 1242 Unified 1850 Government  - Mayor Milan Bandić Area [1]  - City 641. ... For other uses, see Split (disambiguation). ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian. ... Osijek (pronounced: []) is the fourth largest city in Croatia with a population of 114,616 in 2001. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 301 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 301 KB) Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Croatian National Theatre (Croatian: Hrvatsko narodno kazaliÅ¡te) is located in Zagreb the capital of Croatia. ... Varaždin (Hungarian: Varasd, German: Warasdin) is a city in northwestern Croatia, 81 km north of Zagreb on the highway A4. ...

Czech Republic

See also: Opera houses in the Czech Republic The National Theatre in Prague is known as the Alma Mater of Czech Opera, and as the national monument of Czech history and art. ... For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). ... The State Opera (Czech: Státní opera) is one of two major opera houses Prague, the other being the National Theatre (Národní divadlo). ... The Stavovske divadlo or Theatre of the Estates is the original theatre in Prague where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart himself conducted the world premiere of his Don Giovanni in 1787. ... There are eleven opera houses in the Czech Republic. ...


Denmark

The Copenhagen Opera House 2005
  • Operaen (The Copenhagen Opera House), Copenhagen
  • Det Kongelige Teater (Royal Danish Theatre), Copenhagen

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1268 KB) The Copenhagen Opera House. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1268 KB) The Copenhagen Opera House. ... The Copenhagen Opera House 2005 The Copenhagen Opera House (in Danish Operaen), is the national Opera house of Denmark, and among the most modern opera houses in the world. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ... The Royal Danish Theater at Kongens Nytorv 2004 The Royal Danish Theatre is both a performing arts organisation and a theatre that has been located at Kongens Nytorv in Copenhagen since 1748, first as the theater of the king, and then as the theater of the country. ...

England

The Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House

Buxton Opera House is in The Square, Buxton, Derbyshire. ... The Buxton Festival is an annual summer festival of opera, music, and (since 2000) a literary series, held in Buxton, Derbyshire in England since it began in July 1979. ... The International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival is held every summer at the Opera House in Buxton, Derbyshire. ... This article is on the town in the county of Derbyshire, England. ... The London Coliseum The Coliseum Theatre is one of Londons largest and best equipped theatres, opening in 1904. ... The London Coliseum, home of English National Opera English National Opera (ENO), located at the London Coliseum in St. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Garsington Manor, in the village of Garsington, near Oxford, England, is a Tudor building, best known as the former home of Lady Ottoline Morrell. ... Garsington Opera is an open air opera festival held each summer in the gardens of Garsington Manor, in the village of Garsington, near Oxford, England. ... -1... Glyndebourne is a country house near Lewes in East Sussex, England. ... Glyndebourne Festival Opera is a opera festival held at Glyndebourne House near Lewes, in southern England. ... East Sussex is a county in South East England. ... The Grand Theatre (also known as Leeds Grand Theatre and Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House) is a Theatre and Opera House in the centre of Leeds, UK. It was designed by James Robinson Watson, chief assistant in the office of Leeds-based architect George Corson, and opened on 18... Opera North is a British opera company. ... For other uses, see Leeds (disambiguation). ... Royal Opera House - Floral Hall - Bow Street - London - England - 240404 Photo taken by Tagishsimon on the 24th April 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Royal Opera House - Floral Hall - Bow Street - London - England - 240404 Photo taken by Tagishsimon on the 24th April 2004 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The entrance to the Lowry Centre ian is the best, he is king The Lowry Centre or The Lowry is a combined ian ,theatre and gallery complex dedicated to L.S. Lowry situated in Salford Quays, Manchester. ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... The Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is a performing arts venue in London. ... Covent Garden is a district in London, located on the easternmost parts of the City of Westminster and the southwest corner of the London Borough of Camden. ... The London Coliseum, home of the English National Opera The English National Opera (ENO) is Londons second opera company, after the Royal Opera at Covent Garden. ...

Estonia

The Estonian National Opera in Tallinn Song and drama society Estonia was founded in 1865. ... County Area 159. ...

Finland

The Finnish National Opera (in Finnish: Kansallisooppera) in Helsinki is the leading opera company in Finland. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ...

France

The Palais Garnier, Paris

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1020x764, 440 KB) Description Summary Le Palais Garnier; Opera de Paris Author : -- Eric Pouhier Date : December 2005 This image has been cleaned up: lossless jpegtran crop of black borders. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1020x764, 440 KB) Description Summary Le Palais Garnier; Opera de Paris Author : -- Eric Pouhier Date : December 2005 This image has been cleaned up: lossless jpegtran crop of black borders. ... City logo (traditional tri-crescent) City coat of arms Motto: The fleur-de-lis alone rules over the moon, the waves, the castle, and the lion Location Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Coordinates Administration Country Region Aquitaine Department Gironde (33) Intercommunality Urban Community of Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé (UMP) (since... The Opéra Nouvel (Nouvel Opera House) in Lyon, France is the home of the Opera national de Lyon. ... This article is about the French city. ... The Opéra Bastille L’Opéra de la Bastille (Bastille Opera) is a modern opera house in Paris, France. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Opéra comique is a French style of opera that is a partial counterpart to the Italian opera buffa. ... For other uses, see Lille (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Nancy (disambiguation). ... City flag Coat of arms Motto: By her great deeds, the city of Massilia shines Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country Region Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Department Bouches-du-Rhône (13) Subdivisions 16 arrondissements (in 8 secteurs) Intercommunality Urban Community of Marseille Provence M... For other uses, see Strasburg. ... Panorama of Toulon area. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Si paix dedans, paix dehors (French: If peace inside, peace outside) Cathedral St. ... The Palais Garnier, Paris The Palais Garnier, also known as the Opéra de Paris as well as the Opéra Garnier, is a 2,200 seat opera house in Paris, France. ... New city flag (Occitan cross) Traditional coat of arms Motto: (Occitan: For Toulouse, always more) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country Region Midi-Pyrénées Department Haute-Garonne (31) Intercommunality Community of Agglomeration of Greater Toulouse Mayor Jean-Luc Moudenc  (UMP) (since 2004) City Statistics Land... The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house in Paris, France. ... Traditional city flag City coat of arms Motto: Favet Neptunus eunti (Latin: Shall Neptune favour the traveller) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country Region Pays de la Loire Department Loire-Atlantique (44) Mayor Jean-Marc Ayrault  (PS) (since 1989) City Statistics Land area¹ 65. ...

Germany

Bayreuth Festspielhaus, as seen in 1882
The Leipzig Opera

ImageMetadata File history File links Bayreuthfest. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Bayreuthfest. ... The Bayreuth Festspielhaus (Bayreuth Festival Theatre) is an opera house built to the north of the town of Bayreuth in Germany, dedicated to the performance of Richard Wagners operas. ... Karlsruhe (population 285,812 in 2006) is a city in the south west of Germany, in the Bundesland Baden-Württemberg, located near the French-German border. ... The Bayreuth Festspielhaus (Bayreuth Festival Theatre) is an opera house built to the north of the town of Bayreuth in Germany, dedicated to the performance of Richard Wagners operas. ... Bayreuth [pronounced by-royt] is a town in northern Bavaria, Germany, on the Red Main river in a valley between the Frankish Alb and the Fichtelgebirge. ... Deutsche Oper am Rhein (The German Opera of the Rhine) is an opera company based in Düsseldorf and Duisburg. ... The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Duesseldorf. ... Deutsche Oper Berlin The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera house located in Berlin, Germany (in what was formerly West Berlin). ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... The Festspielhaus Baden-Baden (Baden-Baden Festival Theatre) is Germanys largest opera house and concert hall with 2,500 seats. ... , Baden-Baden is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... The Frankfurt Opera is the leading opera company of Germany and the opera house is one of the most important in Europe. ... For other uses, see Frankfurt (disambiguation). ... The Hamburg State Opera (in German: Hamburgische Staatsoper) is one of the leading opera companies in Germany. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... The Komische Oper Berlin is an opera company in Berlin, Germany, which specializes in German-language productions of opera, operetta and musicals. ... The Markgräfliches Opernhaus (Margraves Opera House, or Margravial Opera House) is a Baroque opera house in the town of Bayreuth in Germany. ... [1] Nationaltheater Mannheim] [Bild:Mannheim_Nationaltheater_Fassade_2005. ... Mannheim is a city in Germany. ... Munich, National Theatre The National Theatre or Nationaltheater München on Max-Joseph-Platz in Munich is an opera house and the home base of The Bayerische Staatsoper or Bavarian State Opera. ... For other uses, see Munich (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1383x925, 299 KB) Leipzig, Germany: Opernhaus (opera house, decorated for the opera ball) Location: Augustusplatz Photographed by CrazyD, 30 October 2004 Uploaded to de. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1383x925, 299 KB) Leipzig, Germany: Opernhaus (opera house, decorated for the opera ball) Location: Augustusplatz Photographed by CrazyD, 30 October 2004 Uploaded to de. ... Oper Leipzig is an opera house and opera company in Leipzig, Germany. ... Leipzig ( ; Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk from the Sorbian word for Tilia) is, with a population of over 506,000, the largest city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany. ... Opernhaus Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf Opera House) is located in Düsseldorf, Germany and is one of two opera houses where performances are given by the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. ... The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Duesseldorf. ... Halle (also called Halle an der Saale (literally Halle on the Saale, and in some historic references is not uncommonly called Saale after the river) in order to distinguish it from Halle in North Rhine-Westphalia) is the largest city in the German State of Saxony-Anhalt. ... , For the city in the United States, see Kiel, Wisconsin. ... The title of this article contains the character ü. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Luebeck. ... Prinzregententheater The Prinzregententheater is a theatre and opera house in Munich. ... Semperoper in Dresden Semperoper front facade The Semperoper or Saxon State Opera Dresden (Ger: Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden) is an opera house in Dresden, Germany, and is one of the most famous in the world. ... Semperoper in Dresden Semperoper front facade The Semperoper or Saxon State Opera Dresden (Ger: Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden) is an opera house in Dresden, Germany, and is one of the most famous in the world. ... For other uses, see Dresden (disambiguation). ... Staatsoper Hannover is an opera house and opera company in Hannover. ... Map of Germany showing Hanover Hanover (in German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... Berlin State Opera (in German: Staatsoper Berlin) is a prominent German opera company. ... Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz (The State Theatre on the Gärtnerplatz) is an opera house and opera company in Munich. ... This article is about the city of Kassel in Hessen, Germany. ... The Staatstheater Stuttgart (Stuttgart National Theatre) is an opera house in Stuttgart, Germany. ... For other uses, see Stuttgart (disambiguation). ... Theater Duisburg (Duisburg Theatre) is located in Duisburg, Germany and is one of two opera houses where performances are given by the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. ... Duisburg is a German city and port in the western part of the Ruhr Area (Ruhrgebiet) in North Rhine-Westphalia. ...

Greece

Athens Concert Hall

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Greek National Opera, the national opera company of Greece, is the only lyric opera company in the country and is located at 18a Charilaou Tricoupi Street in Athens. ... This article is about the capital of Greece. ... Athens Concert Hall The Athens Concert Hall (Greek: Μέγαρο Μουσικής Αθηνών Megaro Moussikis Athinon) is a concert hall located in Athens, on Vassilissis Sofias Avenue, and first opened in 1991 with two halls. ...

Hungary

  • Budapesti Operettszínház (Budapest Operetta Theatre), Budapest
  • Erkel Színház (Erkel Theatre), Budapest
  • Magyar Állami Operaház (Hungarian State Opera House), Budapest

For other uses, see Budapest (disambiguation). ... Hungarian State Opera House Interior The Opera House on the left side (1896) The building of the Hungarian State Opera House (Hungarian: Magyar Állami Operaház) is a splendid example of neorenaissaince architecture. ...

Ireland

Cork Opera house was originally built in 1855, although its existence has not been continuous; having survived the burning of much of Cork city by British forces in reprisal for an ambush of a military convoy in 1920 by Irish rebels, the Opera House nevertheless was burned down in its... This article is about the city in the Republic of Ireland. ... The Grand Opera House The Grand Opera House is a theatre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... This article is about the city in Northern Ireland. ...

Italy

La Scala, Milan
Interior of La Fenice (Venice) in 1837.
Inside of Verona Arena with scenery for an opera performance, summer 1994

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 694 KB) Description: Italy, Milano / Mailand, Teatro alla Scala Source: photo taken by Rüdiger Wölk Date: Jul. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 694 KB) Description: Italy, Milano / Mailand, Teatro alla Scala Source: photo taken by Rüdiger Wölk Date: Jul. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2178x1470, 987 KB)The interior of La Fenice in Venice in 1837. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2178x1470, 987 KB)The interior of La Fenice in Venice in 1837. ... The Teatro degli Arcimboldi is a theatre and opera house in Milan which was built over a twenty-seven month period in anticipation of the closure and subsequent nearly three-year long renovation of Milans La Scala opera house in December 2001. ... Type Anti-tank Nationality Joint France/Germany Era Cold War, modern Launch platform Individual, Vehicle Target Vehicle, Fortification History Builder MBDA, Bharat Dynamics (under license) Date of design 70s Production period since 1972 Service duration since 1972 Operators 41 countries Variants MILAN 1, MILAN 2, MILAN 2T, MILAN 3, MILAN... La Scala The Teatro alla Scala (or La Scala for short), in Milan, Italy, is one of the worlds most famous opera houses. ... The Teatro Rossini is an opera house in Pesaro, Italy which, as the Teatro Nuovo, (built on the site of the original 1637 Teatro del Sole), was inaugurated on 10 June 1818 with a performance of Gioacchino Rossinis La gazza ladra conducted by the composer in the town of... Pesaro is a town and comune in the Italian region of the Marche, capital of the Pesaro e Urbino province, on the Adriatic. ... The Teatro Argentina is a opera house and theatre located in the Largo di Torre Argentina, a square in Rome, Italy. ... For other uses, see Rome (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Turin (disambiguation). ... Teatro Carlo Felice Interior The Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal opera hall of Genoa, Italy, used for performances of opera, ballet, orchestral music, and recitals. ... For other uses, see Genoa (disambiguation). ... The Teatro Comunale Alighieri is an opera house located at 2 Via Mariana in Ravenna, Italy and designed by the Venetian architects, Tommaso Meduna and his brother, Giambattista who had designed the second La Fenice theatre after the fire of 1836 . ... Province of Ravenna Ravenna is a city and comune in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... Teatro Comunale Bologna is an opera company and an opera house in Bologna, Italy. ... For the food product, see Bologna sausage. ... The Teatro Communale Ferrara (Community Theatre of Ferrara) is an opera house in Ferrara, located in the Italian province of Emilia-Romagna, and built between 1786 and 1797. ... Ferrara is a city in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, capital city of the province of Ferrara. ... The Teatro Comunale is an opera house in Florence, Italy. ... This article is about the city in Italy. ... The Teatro Comunale Modena (Community Theatre of Modena) is an opera house in the town of Modena, (Emilia-Romagna province), Italy. ... Modena (Mòdna in Modenese dialect) is a city and a province on the south side of the Po valley, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ... The Teatro della Pergola in Florence, Italy is located in the centre of the city on the Via della Pergola. ... Small street (via della Noca) leading to città alta. ... Teatro La Fenice (the phoenix) is an opera house in Venice, Italy. ... For other uses, see Venice (disambiguation). ... Front of Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi The Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi is an opera house located in Trieste, Italy and named after the composer Giuseppe Verdi. ... For other uses, see Trieste (disambiguation). ... For the municipality in the Philippines, see Pavia, Iloilo. ... Reggio Calabria (officially Reggio di Calabria, Rìggiu in Calabrian dialect, Righi in Greek-Calabrian), is the largest and the oldest city in Calabria, Italy, dating back to the 8th century BC (see history below). ... Teatro Giuseppe Verdi is a small opera house located in a wing of the Rocca dei Marchesi Pallavicino on the Piazza Giuseppi Verdi in Busseto, Italy. ... Country Italy Region Emilia-Romagna Province Parma (PR) Mayor Luca Laurini Elevation m Area 76 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 6,890  - Density 90/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Bussetani Dialing code 0524 Postal code 43011 Frazioni Contrada della Chiesa, Frescarolo, Madonna Prati, Le... The Sferisterio (translation?) is an open-air stadium in Macerata, Italy. ... Macerata is a town and provincial capital in the Marche region of Italy. ... Livorno (archaic English: ) is a port city on the Tyrrhenian Sea on the western edge of Tuscany, Italy. ... The Capitoline Temple. ... Cagliari City Hall Cagliari (Greek: ; Latin: Carales and Caralis[1]; Catalan: Càller; Sardinian: Casteddu) is the capital of the island of Sardinia, a region of Italy. ... Teatro Massimo The Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele is an opera house and opera company located on the Piazza Verdi in Palermo, Sicily. ... For other uses, see Palermo (disambiguation). ... The Teatro Massimo Bellini is an opera house in Catania, Sicily which opened on 31 May 1890. ... The Roman Odeon. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (894x594, 236 KB)Inside of Verona Arena with scenery for an opera performance, summer 1994 This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Eixo. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (894x594, 236 KB)Inside of Verona Arena with scenery for an opera performance, summer 1994 This image has been (or is hereby) released into the public domain by its creator, Eixo. ... Piacenza (Placentia in Latin and old-fashioned English, Piasëinsa in the local dialect of Emiliano-Romagnolo) is a city in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. ... The Teatro dellOpera di Roma (Rome Opera House) is an opera house in Rome, Italy. ... This is about the Italian city of Lecce. ... Cremona is a city in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left shore of the Po river in the middle of the Pianura padana (Po valley). ... Teatro Regio Parma is a famous 19th century opera house and opera company in Parma, Italy. ... Parma is a city in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna, famous for its architecture and the fine countryside around it. ... Teatro Regio Torino is a prominent opera house and opera company in Turin, Italy. ... For other uses, see Turin (disambiguation). ... The San Carlo is a famous opera house in Naples, Italy. ... For other uses, see Naples (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Como (disambiguation). ... Country Italy Region Emilia-Romagna Province Reggio Emilia (RE) Mayor Graziano Delrio (from July 1, 2004) Elevation 58 m Area 231 km² Population  - Total 141,383  - Density 612/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Reggiani Dialing code 0522 Postal code 42100 Frazioni see list Patron San Prospero  - Day... Verona Arena in June 1996 The Verona Arena is a Roman amphitheater in Verona, Italy, which is famous for the opera performances given there. ... This article is about the city in Italy. ...

Latvia

  • Latvijas Nacionālā opera (Latvian National Opera), Riga

Lithuania

  • Lietuvos nacionalinis operos ir baleto teatras, Vilnius

Not to be confused with Vilnius city municipality. ...

Malta

The Stopera, Amsterdam

The Valletta Royal Opera House was an opera house and performing arts venue in Valletta, Malta. ... Valletta, population 6,315 (official estimate for 2005), is the capital city of Malta. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 941 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Stopera I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 941 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Stopera I, the creator of this work, hereby grant the permission to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the...

Monaco

The Opéra de Monte-Carlo is an opera house in Monaco. ... Casino at night with a fountain in front Monte Carlo is the wealthiest of Monacos four quarters, sometimes erroneously believed to be the countrys capital, even though there formally is none. ...

Netherlands

It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Stopera. ... De Nederlandse Opera (DNO) is the leading opera company of the Netherlands. ... For other uses, see Amsterdam (disambiguation). ...

Norway

  • Den Norske Opera (Norwegian National Opera), Oslo
  • New National Opera House (Oslo)
  • Operaen i Kristiansund

The Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian: Den Norske Opera) is the first fully professional company for opera and ballet in Norway. ... This article is about the capital of Norway. ... The Opera House in Bjørvika in February 2007 The New National Opera House is currently under construction at the head of the Oslofjord, in Bjørvika. ...

Poland

The restored Teatr Wielki, Warsaw

Image File history File links Warszawa_Teatr_Wielki. ... Image File history File links Warszawa_Teatr_Wielki. ... The restored Teatr Wielki The Teatr Wielki (now known as Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera) is an opera company and theatre complex located on historic Teatralny (Theatre) Square in Warsaw, Poland. ... For other uses, see Warsaw (disambiguation) and Warszawa (disambiguation). ...

Portugal

  • Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon

Main façade of the Teatro. ... For other uses, see Lisbon (disambiguation). ...

Romania

The Romanian National Opera is the national opera of Romania, situated in a historical building in Bucharest. ... The DâmboviÅ£a River in central Bucharest Along a small tributary of DâmboviÅ£a, named Colentina, several lakes stretch across the city, the most important being Lake Floreasca, Lake Tei and Lake Colentina. ... County BraÅŸov County Status County capital Mayor George Scripcaru, Democratic Party, since 2004 Area 267. ... Cluj-Napoca Romanian Opera (Romanian: Opera Română din Cluj-Napoca) is a public opera house and ballet company institution in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. ... Map of Romania showing Cluj_Napoca Cluj_Napoca (Hungarian: Kolozsvár, German: Klausenburg, Latin: Claudiopolis), the seat of Cluj county, is one of the most important academic, cultural and industrial centers in Romania. ... County Status Municipality Mayor Gheorghe Nichita, Social Democratic Party, since 2003 Area 93. ... County Status County Capital Mayor Gheorghe Ciuhandu, Christian-Democratic Peoples Party, since 1996 Area 129. ...

Russia

The Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg, Russia

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 541 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 812 pixel, file size: 236 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photo obtained from this page - [1] My rationale for fair use is to illustrate the object in question - the article on Mariinsky Theatre - for no free... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 541 pixelsFull resolution (1200 × 812 pixel, file size: 236 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photo obtained from this page - [1] My rationale for fair use is to illustrate the object in question - the article on Mariinsky Theatre - for no free... The Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow, Russia The Bolshoi Theatre (Russian: , Bolshoy Teatr, Large Theater) is a theatre and opera company in Moscow, Russia, which gives performances of ballet and opera. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and... The Maryinsky (or Mariinsky) Theatre (or Theater), is the St Petersburg theatre where the Mariinsky Ballet is located. ... The theatre and Lenin monument in front of it Novosibirsk opera and ballet theatre (in Russian Новосибирский театр оперы и балета) is the most important theatre of Novosibirsk and Siberia. ... Location of Novosibirsk in Russia and the Oblast Coordinates: Oblast Novosibirsk  - Mayor Vladimir Gorodetskiy Area    - City 447. ... Taganrog City Theater as appears on a 19-century postcard. ... Taganrog (Russian: , IPA: ) is a seaport city located on Taganrog Bay in Rostov Oblast, Russia. ...

Scotland

The façade of the Liceu, Barcelona, as viewed from La Rambla

Download high resolution version (518x750, 113 KB)Façade of Liceu opera house in Barcelona April 2004 Photo by user Viajero File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (518x750, 113 KB)Façade of Liceu opera house in Barcelona April 2004 Photo by user Viajero File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Edinburgh Festival Theatre is a performing arts venue located on Nicolson Street in Edinburgh Scotland used primarily for performances of opera and ballet, large-scale musical events, and touring groups. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... The Theatre Royal in located in Glasgow, Scotland. ... For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ...

Serbia

The Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad The Serbian National Theatre (Serbian: Srpsko narodno pozorište) is the oldest Serbian professional theatre. ... For other uses, see Novi Sad (disambiguation). ... The National Theatre in Belgrade, as it once was. ... For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ...

Slovakia

The Slovak National Theatre building The Slovak National Theatre (in Slovak Slovenské národné divadlo ) denotes: a) the oldest Slovak professional theatre consisting of 3 ensembles b) a Neo-Renaissance theatre building in the Old Town of Bratislava, Slovakia, housing two ensembles of a) c) a modern huge theatre building... Nickname: Location of Bratislava within Slovakia Coordinates: , Country Region Districts Bratislava I-V City subdivisions 17 city boroughs Cadastral areas 20 cadastral areas First mentioned 907 Government  - Type City council  - Mayor (Primátor) Andrej ÄŽurkovský  - Headquarters Primates Palace Area [1]  - City 367. ... Banská Bystrica (German: Neusohl, Hungarian: Besztercebánya) is a town in central Slovakia, in the Hron river valley, surrounded by the mountains Nízke Tatry, Veľká Fatra, and Kremnické vrchy. ...

Slovenia

  • Slovensko narodno gledalisce, (Slovenian National Theatre) Ljubljana
  • Slovensko narodno gledalisce, (Slovenian National Theatre) Maribor

  (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. ... Area: 147. ...

Spain

The façade of the Liceu, as viewed from the Ramblas The Gran Teatre del Liceu (or simply Liceu; in Spanish: Liceo) is an opera house on Las Ramblas in Barcelona. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (City of Counts) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Location Coordinates : 39°29′ N 0°22′ W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name València (Catalan) Spanish name Valencia Founded 137 BC Postal code 46000-46080 Website http://www. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name A Coruña (Galician) Spanish name La Coruña Postal code 15xxx Area code 34 (Spain) + 981 (A Coruña) Website http://www. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other uses, see Seville (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Teatro Real The Teatro Real (literally Royal Theater) or simply The Real (as it is known colloquialy), is an opera house located in Madrid, Spain. ... This article is about the Spanish capital. ... Teatre Principal de Maó Teatre Principal de Maó (catalan) or Teatro Principal de Mahón (spanish) is an opera house located in the spanish city of Mahón, the capital of the island of Menorca. ... The Irish surname MacMahon is not related. ...

Sweden

The Gothenburg Opera

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 281 KB) Summary Photographer: Erik of Gothenburg, EVL. The Gothenburg Opera. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 281 KB) Summary Photographer: Erik of Gothenburg, EVL. The Gothenburg Opera. ... The Drottningholm Palace Theatre, or Drottningholms Slottsteater, is an opera house located at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Drottningholm, or literally Queens Islet, is a village on the island Lovön in lake Mälaren on the outskirts of Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Gothenburg Opera, or GöteborgsOperan, is an opera house in Gothenburg, Sweden. ... For other uses, see Gothenburg (disambiguation). ... The Royal Swedish Opera, as seen from the southwest The Royal Swedish Opera, or Kungliga Operan, is the national stage for opera in Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... Folkoperan is an opera house in Sweden. ... For other uses, see Stockholm (disambiguation). ... The Malmö Opera och Musikteater or Malmö Opera and Music Theatre is an opera house in Malmö, Sweden. ... Motto: FrÃ¥n arbetarstad till kunskapsstad (eng: From industrial city to knowledge city) Location of Malmö in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country  Sweden Municipality Malmö Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania (SkÃ¥ne) Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Illmar Reepalu Area  - City 335. ... The Norrland Opera, or NorrlandsOperan, is an opera company in Umeå, located in Norrland, Sweden. ... UmeÃ¥ (IPA:  ) is a city and municipality in the county of Västerbotten, Sweden. ...

Switzerland

The Wales Millennium Centre

Grand Théâtre de Genève is an opera house in Geneva, Switzerland. ... Geneva (pronunciation //; French: Genève //, German:   //, Italian: Ginevra //, Romansh: Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich), and is the most populous city of Romandy (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). ... Zurich Opera House (Opernhaus Zürich) has been the Zurich Opera’s home since 1891. ... Location within Switzerland   Zürich[?] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ... For other uses, see Basel (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Berne (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Lucerne (disambiguation). ... Biel/Bienne is a city in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. ... The city of   (French: Soleure, Italian: Soletta) is the capital of the Canton of Solothurn in Switzerland. ... Lausanne (pronounced ) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman), and facing Évian-les-Bains (France) and with the Jura mountains to its north. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1152x864, 363 KB) The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1152x864, 363 KB) The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff. ...

Ukraine

The Taras Shevchenko Ukrainian National Opera House in Kiev. ... Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted Coordinates: , Country Ukraine Oblast Kiev City Municipality Raion Municipality Government  - Mayor Leonid Chernovetskyi Elevation 179 m (587 ft) Population (2006)  - City 4,450,968  - Density 3,299/km² (8,544. ... Lviv Opera and Ballet Theater The Lviv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater of Solomiya Krushelnytska (Ukrainian: , Lvivskyi Derzhavnyi Akademichnyi Teatr Opery ta Baletu eemeni Solomii Krushelnytskoii) is an opera and theater house located in Lviv, Ukraine. ... “Lvov” redirects here. ... The Odessa Opera Theater. ... The ODESSA, which stands for the German phrase Organisation der ehemaligen SS-Angehörigen, which phrase in turn translates as “Organization of Former Members of the SS,” is the name commonly given to an international Nazi network alleged to have been set up towards the end of World War II... Location Map of Ukraine with Dnipropetrovsk highlighted. ... Map of Ukraine with Kharkiv highlighted. ... For Donetsk in Russia, see Donetsk, Russia. ...

Wales

The Wales Millennium Centre The Millennium Centre on its opening night The Wales Millennium Centre (Welsh: Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) is a £106 million performing arts complex located on the Cardiff Bay waterfront. ... This article is about the capital city of Wales. ...

References

  • Allison, John (ed.), Great Opera Houses of the World, supplement to Opera Magazine, London 2003
  • Beauvert, Thierry, Opera Houses of the World, The Vendome Press, New York, 1995. ISBN 0-86565-978-8
  • Lynn, Karyl Charna, Opera: the Guide to Western Europe's Great Houses, Santa Fe, New Mexico: John Muir Publications, 1991. ISBN 0-945465-81-5
  • Lynn, Karyl Charna, Italian Opera Houses and Festivals, Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2005. ISBN 0-8108-5359-0
  • Plantamura, Carol, The Opera Lover's Guide to Europe, Citadel Press, 1996, ISBN 0-8065-1842-1

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