What is opera house?

  • (noun): Theater where opera is performed.
    Synonyms: opera

Opera House

An opera house is a theatre building used for opera performances that consists of a stage, an orchestra pit, audience seating, and backstage facilities for costumes and set building. While some venues are constructed specifically for operas, other opera houses are part of larger performing arts centers.

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Opera House, Wellington
... The Opera House is a proscenium theatre in Wellington, New Zealand, located on Manners Street opposite Te Aro Park ... work on the building, originally known as the "Grand Opera House", began in 1911 ... State Insurance company, and for many years it was known as the State Opera House ...
Sydney New Year's Eve 2009–10 - Aftermath
... turned down from vantage points such as the Sydney Opera House and Mrs Macquarie's Chair due to limited crowd capacity of arriving late ... By 100pm the Opera House was closed when the crowd was full, upon entering the front deck of the Opera House, spectators needed a stamp on the arm from security guards during the early morning hours from ...
Mc Minnville Opera House
... The McMinnville Opera House, also known as Hawchins Opera House, was a landmark structure in McMinnville, Tennessee, that was destroyed by fire in 2008 ... The building had businesses on the first floor, the main opera house on the second, and Mr ... The building was beautifully decorated with many ornaments, and a metropolitan opera house look for its time ...
Ludvík Čelanský - Biography
... elanský was engaged as a kapellmeister at the opera house in Plzeň until 1895, in Zagreb from 1898 to 1899, and then as the third kapellmeister of the ... Čelanský left for Lviv, where he established the opera house ... He simultaneously led the opera stages in Kraków and in Łódź and was engaged as a director of the Philharmonic Orchestra in Kiev (from 1904 to 1905) and Warsaw (from 1905 to 1906) ...
Sydney Opera House Trust
... The Sydney Opera House Trust operates and maintains the Sydney Opera House for the Government of New South Wales ... care for, control, manage and maintain the Sydney Opera House building and site To manage and administer the site as an arts centre and meeting place To promote artistic taste and achievement in ... The Executive and staff of Sydney Opera House assist the Trust in meeting these objectives ...

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