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Une photo prise hier devant l'un des monuments les plus célèbres de Bordeaux : le Grand Théâtre.

Une photo que je dédicace à Cristina (papera) car c'est sa galerie qui m'a donné envie de m'essayer un peu à la photographie N&B.

La façade de ce monument est précédée de douze colonnes corinthiennes surmontées de statues de pierre représentant les neuf muses et trois déesses : Junon, Vénus, Minerve.

Le Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, commandé par le maréchal de Richelieu, gouverneur de Guyenne, et édifié par l'architecte Victor Louis, a été inauguré le 7 avril 1780 avec la représentation de l'Athalie de Jean Racine.

Classé monument historique, réminiscence de l'Antiquité par son péristyle, l'ouvrage de 88 mètres sur 47 de style néo-classique, s'inscrit dans l'opulent urbanisme bordelais hérité du siècle des Lumières. Il abrite une salle de spectacle d'un millier de places, exemple parfait de théâtre à l'italienne.

Le Grand Théâtre est aujourd'hui le siège de l'Opéra national de Bordeaux qui y programme sa saison lyrique et les représentations du Ballet de l'Opéra.

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Una foto presa ieri davanti a l'uno dei monumenti i più famosi di Bordeaux : Le Grand Théâtre (Il Grande Teatro).

Una foto che dedico a Cristina (papera) perch'è la sua galleria che m'ha dato la voglia di provare un po' la fotografia b/n.

La facciata di questo monumento è preceduta di dodici colonne corinzie superate di statue di pietra che rappresentano le nove muse e tre dee : Junon, vénus, Minerve.

Grande teatro di Bordeaux, comandata da Richelieu, governatore di Guyenne, e costruita da l'architetto Victor Louis, è stato inaugurato il 7 aprile 1780 con la rappresentazione di l'Athalie di Jean Racine.

Classificato monumento storico, 88 metri su 47 di stile neoclassico, s'iscritto nell'urbanismo opulento di Bordeaux, ereditato del secolo delle luci. Ha una sala di spettacolo d'un migliaio di posti, esempio perfetto di teatri italiani.

Il grande teatro è oggi la sede di l'Opera nazionale di Bordeaux che ci programma la sua stagione lirica e le rappresentazioni del balletto di l'Opera.

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A shot taken yesterday in front of one of the most famous monuments of the Bordeaux town where I live : Le Grand Théâtre (The Large Theatre).

A shot I dedicate to Cristina (papera) because it's its gallery which has given me the desire to go to take B&W shots.

Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, is a Theatre in Bordeaux, France, first inaugurated on 17 April 1780. It was in this theatre that the ballet La Fille Mal Gardée premiered in 1789, and where a young Marius Petipa staged some of his first ballets.

The Theatre was designed by the architect Victor Louis (1731-1800), who was selected for the task by winning the famous Grand Prix de Rome. Louis was also famous for designing the Palais Royal, and the Théâtre Français in Paris.

The Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux was conceived as a temple of the Arts and Light, with a neo-classical facade endowed with a portico of 12 Corinthian style colossal columns which support an entablature on which stand 12 statues that represent the nine muses and three goddesses (Juno, Venus, and Minerva).

In 1871 the theatre was briefly the National Assembly for the French Parliament.

The inside of the theatre was restored in 1991, and once again has its original colours of blue and gold. The Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux is one of the oldest wooden frame opera house in Europe not to have burnt or required rebuilding.

Today the theatre is home to the Opéra National de Bordeaux, as well as the Ballet National de Bordeaux.

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