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Teatro Regio di Torino

Torino


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Program Schedule

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Opera & Concerts at a Glance

Languages

Operas are typically performed in their original language with Italian subtitles. Get the full story before the opera! Select Italy offers a variety of libretti in English to complement your opera tickets.

Dress Code

Dress nicely for Italian musical events. You may be turned away if you are dressed too casually. Opening night opera performances require a full dark suit for men, an elegant dress for ladies.

Duration

Operas, ballets and concerts can run anywhere from 1.5 to 3+ hours. Consider your evening transportation options for returning to your hotel. Some trains or public transportation may not be available after 10:30 pm.

Disability

Some theaters may be equipped for those with disabilities. Please contact Select Italy for further details.

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  • Thank you! ATSUKO K. (SUITA,OSAKA, n/a - n/a Japan)

    The opera was wonderful! I couldn't buy that ticket even at the site of the theater. But, I could purchase it by Select Italy's arrangements. I appreciate it very much.

About the Theater

The idea to build the Teatro Regio of Torino was first conceived in 1713, however, many years passed before a plan for a new theatre came to fruition. On December 26, 1749 the theater officially opened with the premier of Francesco Feo's ARCASE. Teatro Regio boasts the premiers of hundreds of important works, including Giacomo Puccini's LA BOHEME and MANON LESCAUT and Richard Strauss's SALOME. Although it is widely thought that the ballet GISELLE was first danced on the La Scala stage, it actually premiered at Teatro Regio in 1842. The flourishing theatre became a mecca for works composed by Wagner and Strauss and showed its progressive attitude by being one of the first theaters to perform new French Opera. In February 1939 a devastating fire consumed the theatre's stage and hall and later, World War II bombings claimed the remainder of the building. The Teatro Regio that currently stands was rebuilt on the same grounds and opened in 1973 with Giuseppe Verdi's opera I VESPRI SICILIANI. Today, a quarter of a millennium from its foundation, the Teatro Regio continues to be a witness to the rich history and musical excellence of Torino and Italy.