Named for the famous poet Dante Alighieri who spent the last years of his life in Ravenna, the Teatro Alighieri opened in ... More
Named for the famous poet Dante Alighieri who spent the last years of his life in Ravenna, the Teatro Alighieri opened in 1852 and still serves as the center of operatic life in Ravenna. Built with a horseshoe shape, the auditorium has five levels and can hold an audience of 830. The theater hosts numerous operas each season ranging from classical to the more popular operas. Besides opera, the Teatro Alighieri also is a venue for other cultural shows such as dance and theater during opera's off-season.
Commissioned by King Charles of Bourbon, Europe's oldest working theater was built in 1737. It wasn't long before its magnificent
architecture and exquisite blue, gold and silver decors, complimented by a program with wider public appeal, was attracting praises ...
Once a private theater for the grand dukes of Florence, the Teatro della Pergola has been a popular concert hall
for over three centuries and is thought to be the oldest theater in Italy. The Main Hall and the ...