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Municipal Theatre

Ferdinand Fellner, Hermann Helmer

alias Stadttheater
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Important events

(detail)17.9.1902 | opening
The theatre was designed by Ferdinand Fellner. The excavation work started on 1st July of 1901 with and the house was openedon 17th September of 1902 with the opera Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven
(detail)1972 | aleration
1971-1972 - alterations of the stage and stage technology by Thomas Münter, interior renovation by Hermann Wiedl.


(detail)Hermann Helmer |main architect
The phenomenon of the architects Fellner and Helmer would be difficult to capture with only one building. Their work consisted of continual, although somewhat stereotypical, work in terms of style. They placed a great emphasis on achieving the technical-operational needs of theatre buildings. They created a large number of theatres (mainly national theatres) in Central Europe - Austria, Croatia, Romania, the Czech Republic, etc.More theatres

(detail)Ludwig/Leopold Kosig |sculptor

Among his works belong Apollo Cycle, stucco figuration  at the ceiling’s edge in the Graz Theatre auditorium.

In: LIST, R. Kunst und Künstler in der Steiermark. Ein Nachschlagwerk. OÖ. Landesverlag Ried im Innkreis 1967, s. 428.

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The theatre was designed in a Neo-baroque style and it is located at the junction of König and Bäumen streets.


Tags: Fellner and Helmer, Neo-Rococo


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