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Opera House of Dortmund

alias Stadttheater
history of the theatresupplementtechnical dataHistoric equipment

Important events

(detail)17.12.1904 | opening
First theatre building was built between 1902-1904 by Martin Dülfer. Opened with Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser".
(detail)1943 | fire

(detail)1965 | opening
New building was esrecte between 1958-1965 by Heinrich Rosskotten, Josef Clemens, Edgar Frasch, and Edgar Tritthart.


(detail)Martin Dülfer |architect

German architect and professor, who designed initially in Baroque Revival style and around 1900 employed Art Nouveau and joined both the branches to original synthesis. He built especially for higher middle class.


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Carl Moritz |architect - participant of the competition




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