Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Russia - Bolshoi Theatre

State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet of Russia (Bolshoi Theatre).
Architects O. Bove, A. Mikhailov. 1821 - 1824
Restored in 1855 - 1856. Architects A. Kavos, sculptor P. Klodt.

Sent by Marina from Moscow in Russia. And thank you for the beautiful stamps.

This is from Wikipedia : The Bolshoi Theatre (Russian: Большой театр, Bol'shoy Teatr, Large, Great or Grand Theatre, also spelled Bolshoy) is a historic theatre in Moscow, Russia, designed by the architect Joseph Bové, which holds performances of ballet and opera. The Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera are amongst the oldest and greatest ballet and opera companies of the world, respectively. The theatre is the parent company of The Bolshoi Ballet Academy, a world-leading school of ballet.

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