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The Teatro di San Carlo was designed by the architects Giovanni Antonio Medrano and Angelo Carasale for the monarch since Charles wanted a new and larger theatre for Naples to replace the old and dilapidated Teatro San Bartolomeo of 1621. On 12...more
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It really is, even though the ticket office is recalcitrant & hidden.
We had the least expensive tickets & I think the best. I had a direct bird's eye view of the Orchestra from the top floor & watching them perform from this angle was...More
We took a guided tour of San Carlo and really enjoyed it. Our guide was quite enthusiastic and told many interesting stories about its history as we walked through the theatre. Listen for the story about the mirrors! We hope to be able to return...More
It stands since 1737 and may accommodate 1300 persons.
On November 25, 2018, we had two previledges: the discovery of the gorgeous San Carlo and the superb performance of Maestro Riccardo Muti in Mozarth's "Così fan Tutte" (1790). Perfect acoustic. Big stage. Magic atmosphere. But...More
We had hoped to see a show when we were in Naples but unfortunately our timing was wrong and there was nothing available.
So we took the consolation of a tour and we did thoroughly enjoy it.
For the cost of €9 we enjoyed a...More
Beautiful theatre and an experience worth the money. Boxes contain two chairs at the front followed by a second row of three high stools with backs and third row of two high stools with backs. Leg room wasn’t good and some of my neighbours in...More
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Yes, you might get lucky- we saw opera there in early January. And if not that, they do the Nutcracker ballet right thru the holiday season.
We found that time of year to be quite busty in Naples- lots of Italian tourists