A Complex Plot
GIUSEPPE PENNISI was at the opening night
of Verdi's 'Don Carlo' in Turin
Turin's Teatro Regio burned up in 1936. Due to World War II and to differing ideas on the project, its reconstruction took more than three decades. Eventually, a very modern auditorium was unveiled in April 1973 (with Maria Callas in I Vespri Siciliani) but the façade maintained its original eighteenth century architecture as an integral part of the Royal Palace. To celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the reconstruction, Teatro Regio's management and the City Government of Turin organized several initiatives: exhibits, lectures, round tables and 'open days' to show the Theatre to the population at large...
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