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Stalls & Tiers

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Views | 0 comments

Stalls & Tiers

  The Teatru tal-Opra Aurora, built in 1971-1976 according to plans, designs and decorations of the renowned Maltese artist Chev. Emvin Cremona, can host up to 1600 people. It has got a spacious auditorium, gracely sloped to ease vision and enhance comfort during the shows. This largest opera house on the islands houses its esteemed audiences in the stalls, a level of ­hall boxes accessed from within the auditorium and two other boxed tiers and an upper gallery. Its u-shape design, slope, architectural features, and wise choice of...

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Theatre Specifications

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Views | 0 comments

Theatre Specifications

Date of construction: 1971-1976 on designs by Chev. Emvin Cremona (Arch. Joseph Naudi) Housed within an early 19th century villa Date of inauguration: 9th October 1976: Symphonic Inaugural Concert by the Leone Band (Victoria), conducted by Mro Joseph Sammut First opera production: 7th & 8th January 1977: Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly conducted by Mro Joseph Sammut

 Access:
 Main entrance to the theatre premises is from 100, Republic Street, Victoria VCT1017, Gozo, Malta. A secondary entrance is situated at the rear side of the...

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Multipurpose Hall | ’29th April 1956′

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Views | 0 comments

Multipurpose Hall | ’29th April 1956′

  Namesake: 29th April 1956: the date when the Leone Philharmonic Society (owner of the Aurora Theatre) confirmed its close ties with the Gozo Cathedral Church with the donation of a Santa Marija statue – Our Lady Assumed into Heaven. Date of inauguration: 3rd May 1995

 Multiple use: Conferences, meetings, choral and band rehearsals, receptions, recitals, dance workshops. Wooden parquet flooring installed. 

 Access: Main entrance to the theatre premises is from 100, Republic Street, Victoria VCT1017, Gozo, Malta. A secondary...

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The Maltese Islands

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Views | 1 comment

The Maltese Islands

Mythic isles Megaliths, medieval dungeons and Calypso’s Cave – The Maltese Islands are positively mythic. The narrow meandering streets of their towns and villages are crowded with Renaissance cathedrals and Baroque palaces. As the countryside is dotted with the oldest known human structures in the world, the Islands have rightly been described as an open-air museum. The population The Maltese archipelago lies virtually at the centre of the Mediterranean, with Malta 93km south of Sicily and 288km north of Africa. The archipelago...

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Multimedia Gallery

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Views | 0 comments

Multimedia Gallery

Multimedia Gallery; a compendium of sounds and sights of anything that is projected on the Aurora stage. Specific events albums may be accessed from the respective events pages. Here is a link to all multimedia albums for ease of reference.

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