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Opera House

alias Neues Theater, Opernhaus
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Important events

(detail)60. 's 19. century | Construction
Constructed to the design by by Carl Ferdinand Langhans in 1864-1868.
(detail)28.1.1868 | opening
Opened with Goethe's "Iphigenie auf Tauris".
(detail)1929 | reconstruction
Alteration of the orchestra pit, installation of a rehearsal stage.
(detail)30. 's 20. century | reconstruction
1935-1938 rebuilding and modernization of stagehouse. 1939 foyer restorations.
(detail)3.12.1943 | conflagration
The theatre was destroyed by bombs on 3.12. 1943.
(detail)50. 's 20. century | construction
The second theatre was built in 1956-1960 by Kunz and Nierade on the site of the former "Neues Theater" .
(detail)1960 | opening

(detail)1991 | reconstruction
reconstruction by Thomas M. Gehring & Partner


(detail)Carl Ferdinand Langhans |architect
German architect, designer, the builder of many theatre and opera buildings in Silesia and Germany. More theatres

Kunz Nierade |architect




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