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GRAND THEATRE, POZNAń (Polish : Teatr Wielki im. Stanisława Moniuszki w Poznaniu) is a neoclassical opera house located in Poznań , Poland
Poland
. It is named after famous Polish composer Stanisław Moniuszko .

HISTORY

Designed by German architect Max Littmann
Max Littmann
, and inaugurated in 1910 with The Magic Flute
The Magic Flute
( Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
), the Grand Theatre in Poznań
Poznań
is a main opera stage in Greater Poland
Poland
Voivodeship currently directed by Michał Znaniecki.

Its season runs from mid-September to mid-June and the company mounts an annual "Festival Verdi" in October and "E. T. A. Hoffmann Festival" in April, often with special guests.

ARCHITECTURE

The façade of the building is a huge portico that was built according to the rules of classical architecture of ancient Rome . Dozens of monumental steps are bordered by two sculptures: on the left, a woman riding a lion; and on the right, a man handling a panther. At the top of the staircase stand six massive Ionic columns with a triangular tympanum surmounted by a Pegasus statue, a symbol of the building. To the east is the former restaurant pavilion and to the west is a separate entrance for the emperor. The interior consists of beautifully decorated halls, foyers and other rooms, crystal chandeliers, and rich wall decorations.

REFERENCES

* Homepage (Polish, English, German)

Coordinates : 52°24′36″N 16°55′03″E / 52.41000°N 16.91750°E / 52.41000; 16.91750

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