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Social Theater of Bergamo

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This theatre , a perfect 18/19th century gem , has close connections with Donizetti , who was born... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Upper Town gem

From outside you wouldn't believe that inside there is a marvellous theater. This year the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2018
Budapest, Hungary
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Storico teatro della Città Alta, ristrutturato recentemente, bell'esempio dell'architettura neoclassica che ha avuto in Bergamo l'architetto Pollak come rappresentante.
Via Bartolomeo Colleoni 4, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
+39 035 399230
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

This theatre , a perfect 18/19th century gem , has close connections with Donizetti , who was born in and received his early musical education here . Appropriate that the Donizetti Festival that started only a few years ago , should be based here ....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 26 November 2018

From outside you wouldn't believe that inside there is a marvellous theater. This year the Donizetti Festival performances were held here, in an amazing atmosphere. The old but totally renewed theater is great.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Bergamo's “Teatro Sociale” is a neoclassical building inaugurated in 1808 and designed by Pollack. It's not huge, but its proscenium, clock and paintings have recently been restored and look just like they were 200 years ago. Its inside was painted using bright shades of gold...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

We enjoyed a concert in this old renewed theater and was a fantastic experience. Theater itself has a special atmosphere with its wooden balconies. Refurbishment has kept original materials and as soon as you step inside, you are in a magic world

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank fanharuka
Reviewed 29 November 2012

This theatre is beautiful. A perfect example of Italian Theatre, authentic and traditional, with red velvet seats, gorgeuous ceiling with huge wooden poles. In the heart of Bergamo Upper Town, don't miss the performance of dance and theatre that are hosted here, they're always of...More

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank DianaDrumPower
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