In 1997 the Teatro Verdi underwent a radical renovation program which has renewed it to its original splendor. The theater ... More
In 1997 the Teatro Verdi underwent a radical renovation program which has renewed it to its original splendor. The theater has now returned to a full program each season which contains opera, symphony concerts and ballet. It is now one of the most prestigious musical venues in Italy and in the world. An evening of Verdi music is something which is not to be missed for music lovers. Even if you do not particularly appreciate this type of music, it is worth having a stop at the theater. It was built by the architect, Matteo Pertsch, in 1801. The neoclassical decor outside the theater is obviously inspired by La Scala in Milan. It compares well with the interior which is full of gold and velvet. One look takes you straight back to the annals of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire.
This beautiful Roman amphitheater was built between the I and II Centuries CE by Quinto Petronio Modesto. He was the
governor of Trieste under the emperor Trajan. It was uncovered between 1937 and 1939 (in fact it was covered ...
The idea of building the Teatro Regio Torino started in 1713 when the Duke of Savoy became the King of
Piedmont, but they had to wait until 1738 before any work began. Designed by Filippo Juvarra, it was built ...
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 ...