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Margravial Opera House (1748)*

Artist/Designer: Guiseppe Galli Bibiena

Project Location: Germany

Figure 1: Margravial Opera House. Source: Bavarian Palace Department, Restoration & Conservation 2012-2016: Margravian Opera House. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )
Figure 2: Margravial Opera House. Source: Bavarian Palace Department, Restoration & Conservation 2012-2016: Margravian Opera House. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )
Figure 3: Margravial Opera House. Source: Tales of a Theatre Wench, Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth, Germany. 2013, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )
Figure 4: Margravial Opera House. Source: Bavarian Palace Department, Restoration & Conservation 2012-2016: Margravian Opera House. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )
Figure 5: Margravial Opera House. Source: Bavarian Palace Department, Restoration & Conservation 2012-2016: Margravian Opera House. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )
Figure 6: Margravial Opera House. Source: Bavarian Palace Department, Restoration & Conservation 2012-2016: Margravian Opera House. 2012, Digital Image. ( Source | Accessed : February 21, 2014 )

Style/Period(s):
Baroque

Primary Material(s):
Textile, Wood

Function(s):
Concert Hall

Related Website(s):

Significant Date(s):
18th Century

Additional Information:
Publication/Texts in Print

Hannah, Dorita et al. Event-space: Theater Architecture & the Historical Avant-garde. Dissertation Abstracts International-- New York University, 2008.

Kotnik, Vlado. 2016. "Opera as Social Showcase: Rituals of "Magic Mirrors" at the Margravial Opera House in Mid-Eighteenth Century Bayreuth". Etnoantropološki Problemi. 1 (2016): 19-45.


Eck, Caroline van, and Sigrid de Jong. Eighteenth-Century Architecture. Chichester, West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2017.



Additional Information-

Building Address

Opernstra├če 14, 95444 Bayreuth, Germany


Significant dates

Interior built between 1744-1748


Tags

Germany, Baroque, Opera Houses, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Textile, Wood

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