Opera theatre

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Opera theatre
The issue of constructing a new, modern theater building arose around 1892, when Skarbek's lease timed out. This meant that from now on the old-fashioned thatre builiding was the charge of the city authorities. After many discussions, a competition was announced for the best project of a new building for the theater. A competent panel of judges selected the winner, architect Zygmunt Gorgolewski, winner of 2nd prize in the competition of projects for the Berlin Reichstag. Finally the foundation-laying began in 1896. For this purpose the river-bed of the Poltva was diverted. Construction was undertaken by the company of Ivan Levynskyi, electrical equipment was installed by Siemens. The completion of the new theater building in Lviv opened a new era in the history of performing arts in the city. The City Theater (also known in various times as the Opera Theater, the Grand Theater, the Ivan Franko Opera and Ballet Theater, and now finally as the Solomiya Krushelnytska State Academic Theater for Opera and Ballet) had its festive opening ceremony on October 4, 1900. Tadeusz Pawlikowski, the first director of the new theater, presented a speech. Pawlikowski was invited from Cracow and offered to form and head a theatrical group. He held the post for six years, during which time 43 operas, 46 operettas and hundreds of drama performances were staged. The first show to play at the new premises was the opera Janek by W. Żełeński with Oleksandr Myshuha and Janina Korolewicz performing the main parts. The opera was directed by Ludwik Solski.
City theatre, boulevard, buildings of the odd-numbered side of the street, element of Skarbek Theater, lamp-posts, passers-by
Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Львів. Оперний театр

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ID: 03216
City: Lviv
Date: 1903-1906
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Stefan Wierusz Niemojowski, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: City theater
ID: 08206
City: Lviv
Date: 1960-1965
Format: 11х17 cm
Creator: Leonid Zapadenko
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Leonid Zapadenko
Subject: Square, theater, monument, avenue, buildings, architecture, transport, lanterns, people
ID: 08964
City: Lviv
Date: 1910-1914
Format: 140х90 mm
Creator: Marek Münz
Publisher: Marek Münz, Lwow
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Project, theater, graphics
ID: 02498
City: Lviv
Date: 1928
Format: 6х10 cm
Creator: Karl Auer
Publisher: Tadeusz Mankowski, Lviv 80 years ago
Copyright: Ihor Kotlobulatov
Subject: Square, theater,transport, passers
ID: 03768
City: Chernivtsi
Date: 1910-1914
Format: 80х110 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Unknown
Copyright: Helmut Kusdat
Subject: Czernowitz, Theatre
ID: 07948
City: Lviv
Date: 1955-1960
Format: 10x15 сm
Creator: Illya Pavlyk
Publisher: Unpublished resources
Copyright: Oleksandr Korobov
Subject: 1 Travnia street, theater, transport, advertising
ID: 02746
City: Chernivtsi
Date: Interwar Years (1918-1939)
Format: 90х140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Agentia Romana Hachette, Bucuresti
Copyright: Library of the Institute of Ethnology, Lviv
Subject: Cernăuţi, Piata Vasile Alexandri Square, Theatre
ID: 05965
City: Lviv
Date: 1960
Format: 90x140 мм
Creator: J. Taborovskyi
Publisher: Ukrfoto, Kyiv
Copyright: Volodymyr Rumyantsev
ID: 01273
City: Lviv
Date: 1911-1913
Format: 90x140 mm
Creator: Unknown
Publisher: Dawid Grund, Lwow
Copyright: Center for Urban History of East Central Europe
Subject: City Theater, Skarbek Theater, Wały Hetmańskie