Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater

Azerbaijan1001 Baku

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In 1920, it became a state theatre known as the Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 1925, the Azerbaijani Opera Troupe, the Russian Opera Troupe and the Drama Troupe united to become the official resident organization, and in 1927 the theatre was named after writer Mirza Fatali Akhundov. In 1959, it received the status of an academic theatre.

In 1985, the newly renovated theatre mysteriously burned down. In 1987, all the restoratory works were finished and the theatre reopened its doors.

Music Program

Opera:
Don Carlos - Verdi
Aida - Verdi
Bohème - Puccini
Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascani

Internet: www.tob.az
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