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Grand Théâtre de Genève © Fabien Bergerat i
Built in 1879, the Grand Théâtre de Genève is the largest artistic stage in Switzerland and home to the Geneva opera house and the Geneva Ballet Company. Every season, it features nine performance runs of opera, three of dance and a broad range of recitals and cultural, youth-friendly or festive events to develop its audience and honour its public service mission.
Gutted by fire in 1951, the building and the front of house retain its original Beaux-Arts style whereas the wood-panelled auditorium, completed in 1961, seats 1500 and boasts a spectacular metalwork security curtain that extends into the ceiling, where 1200 glass stars shine as the house lights. The Grand Théâtre de Genève employs its own opera chorus of 40 singers and has an artistic partnership with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande for its opera season. Since 2019, Aviel Cahn is the general manager of the Grand Théâtre de Genève and since 2022, the Geneva Ballet Company is directed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui.
The Grand Théâtre de Genève was named Opera Company of the Year in 2020 (Opernwelt).
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