"The Colon Theatre." Teatro Colon Opera House Tip by euzkadi

Teatro Colon Opera House, Buenos Aires: 56 reviews and 76 photos

 
 

This beautiful theatre is the biggest in the southern hemisphere. Was constructed between 1889 and 1908 by Vittorio Meano. It was inagurated by Guiseppe┤s Verdi┤s Aida. Third in size behind the opera houses of Paris and Vienna when inagurated, was voted as the best acoustics for opera before La Scala of Milan. Strauss, Toscanini, Stravinsky and Von Karajan conducted here, Callas, Caruso and Pavarotti sang here, as Nijinsky, Nureyev and Fontayne danced in this mecca of the arts.

Address: Libertad 621 y Toscanini 1168
Phone: 4378 -7133
Website: http://www.teatrocolon.org.ar

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  • Updated May 21, 2006
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