HISTORY OF THE HISTORIC SITES OF BORDEAUX : History of the place de la comedie and the opera in Bordeaux France.

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 History of the "Place de la comedie" and the Opera at bordeaux

This is the history of the place de la comedie and the opera from bordeaux

opéra de bordeaux In 1756, years during which a fire destroyed the theater which stands on the ditches of the City Hall (now over Victor Hugo), the city of Bordeaux has over theater.
Three men will work together, despite all the difficulties, to give the capital of Guyenne a monument worthy of her: Marshal Richelieu, governor of the province; Dupre de Saint Maur, intendant of the generality; Victor Louis, architect.

Thus the Grand Theatre, whose plans are drawn and the work begun in 1773, was opened April 7, 1780, with a performance of Racine's Athalie, preceded by an "appropriateness" of Blincourt: the Judgment of Apollo, before a packed house crowd where 1700 spectators.
The construction price exceeded the figure set by Louis of 2,436,629 pounds.


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