Stuttgart Opera Finds Venue During Renovation

The Stuttgart Opera has found a new venue as it undergoes four years of renovation.

The company announced that the Württemberg State Theater opted to move performances to the city’s parcels sorting office while renovation took place.

According to Musik Heute, the company will use the next four years (2017-2021) to run cost analyses and develop concepts and plans of how the former parcels sorting office can be transformed into its interim performance venue. Once it is envisioned and planned, construction on the interim venue is scheduled to commence in 2021, with a forecasted completion date in 2023. After that work on the actual opera house is scheduled to begin in 2023.

It is also noted that a projected 160 operas and 80 ballet performances will be performed there with about 260,000 to  290,000 visitors per year. A total of 50 million Euros will be used for the Post office and a total of 400 million Euros will be used for the house’s renovation. 

The company is currently performing “Medea,” “Tosca” and “Hansel and Gretel.”

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Francisco Salazar

FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla.

He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor’s in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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