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As my twin brother Stephen and I were staying in a hotel in Plaça Reial this beautiful theatre along Las Ramblas was only a short walk away, it was a theatre we passed every day as we were exploring t... more »
Este teatro, del que hoy en día sólo puede admirarse la fachada, es un verdadero monumento histórico. En este fabuloso teatro, antes de que se inagurase el Liceu, se estrenaron la gran mayoría de óper... more »This theater, of which today only you can admire the facade, is a true historical monument. In this fabulous theater, before is inagurase del Liceu, premiered the majority of operas that reach Spain, and often only a few months after the world premiere in Italy, most of them. For example, the famous Barber of Seville of Rossini rang for the first time in the Iberian peninsula in this room. The first time is gave Mozart representation in Spain, was in this room, with the opera COSI fan tutte, in 1798. And many operas were premiered here before that in any other theatre of the peninsula. Therefore, this theater was so important. Even when the Liceu, premiered a few metres further up on the rambla, this theatre continued offering premieres in Barcelona, nothing less than Verdi's Aida was premiered at the teatre Principal. Currently, you can admire the facade of 1847. Night lights and has a special charm to be in front of a square with a statue and right in front of the theatre during the day there are more than ten artists who sell their works of art and some made portraits for tourists. It is a kind of Montmartre in the rambla. It is lovely to stroll to this historic theatre, admiring the works of art for sale, and end up in the port and a ride along the promenade at few metres from the theatre. By the way, the facade of the theatre has four terracotta medallions, magnificent and one of them is the most famous singer of his time, famous diva, Maria Malibran.
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