Opera D'Avignon
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Opera D'Avignon
Opéra d'Avignon

The Opéra d'Avignon is an opera house located in Avignon, France that has been in operation for almost two centuries. The initial opera house was constructed in 1824-1825, and opened with its inaugural performance on 30 October 1825. The original opera house was destroyed in a fire on 26 January 1846. The current opera house was built in 1846-1847 and was designed by architects Léon Feuchère and Théodore Charpentier.

Sources

  • Paul Achard, Dictionnaire historique des rues et places de la ville d'Avignon, Éd. Seguin aîné, Avignon, 1857.
  • Joseph Girard, Évocation du Vieil Avignon, Les Éditions de Minuit, Paris, 2000, (ISBN 270731353X)

Coordinates: 43°56?59?N 4°48?20?E / 43.9497°N 4.8055°E / 43.9497; 4.8055



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