Romanian National Opera and Theatre - Cluj-Napoca



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Romanian National Opera and Theatre - Cluj-Napoca

It is a rococo-baroque building, built in 1906. The building has a capacity of 1050 seats.

The National Theatre and the Romanian Opera have opened their doors, with the first repreyentation in the Romanian language, May 14, 1919, as an expression of spiritual rebirththat followed the Union of Transylvania with Romania in 1918. There were performances by artists from the National Theatre of Bucharestand works such as the Union's Poemand "Răzvan si Vidra" by B.B. Haşdeu. Officially, the season of the National Theatrewas inaugurated on 1st December 1919, marking one year since the Great Unification. On this occasion, is staged on "Poem of the Union" (Poemul Unirii) and "Alba", both of Barsan Zaharia, which was also the first director of the theater. On December 2, 1919 there was the premiere of the drama Ovidiu by Vasile Alecsandri, with the same Zaharia Barsan in the title role.

Over the time, National Theatre of Cluj has established itself as one of the main promoters of Romanian culture in Transylvania. The entire dramatic work of Lucian Blaga, was staged here in preview, and we currently known just as the National Theatre "Lucian Blaga".

Travel guide :

» Botanical Garden

» The memorial house of Emil Isac

Culture of Cluj:

» Romanian Opera and National Theatre of Cluj-Napoca

» Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra

» County Library "Octavian Goga"

Monuments and buildings:

» "Sfântul Mihail " Church

» Reformed Church

» The Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of Cluj

» The Calvaria Roman Catholic Church

» The Franciscan Church

» The house and The Statue of Matei Corvin

» The Banffy Palace

» The Bastion

The Gallerz of Art :

» The National Museum of Art

» The History National Museum of Transylvania

» The Ethnographic Museum of Transylvania - with more then 80 years, it`s the largest in Romania

» The Speleologist Museum "Emil Racovita" - the only muzeum dedicated to the memory of the main speleologist of Romania