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Teatro dell'Opera dei Pupi

Catania

The Traveller curtain made of red FBR - Bruxelles.The Austrian Acoustic curtains are also manufactured with red FBR - Bruxelles.
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The whole ceiling of the hall is covered with black CGO - Gobbi and with big backdrops made of black BSU - Super Gobelin.
The manual Traveller curtain is realized with a 1K - Kompas rail system.
The wings of the stage are made of ASC - Sceno painted with trompe-l'oeil draperies.
The lights suspension system of the hall is realized with 7TX30 - Triangular trusses 29 cm.
The Acoustic curtains with Austrian drapery made of FBR - Bruxelles and the ceiling made of CGO - Gobbi and BSU - Super Gobelin have, besides the aesthetical function, that functional to optimize the acoustics of the hall.
The historical curtain painted on ANM - Nomentana.
The scene painter is working on a backdrop made of ASC - Sceno.
The Opera dei Pupi, of Spanish origin, it is practiced in Sicily from the first half of the '800 by dynasties of ''mastri pupari'' like the Crimi, the Grasso and the Greco.

Its shows of marionettes tells of adventures of the paladins of the Carolingian cycle.
Architectural and
scenographical design
Riccardo Perricone
Structural engineer
Giuseppe Raspanti
Carpentry works
Premiata Fonderia Medulla

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2. Fixed pulleys system

Rigging and stage systems

3. Manual fly facilities

Rigging and stage systems

7TX30 - Triangular trusses 29 cm

Aluminium trusses

Acoustic curtains

Acoustic curtains

ANM - Nomentana

Muslin and canvas

BSU - Super Gobelin

Scrim and bobbinet fabrics

CGO - Gobbi

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

COS - Oscurante Molton

Duvetyne and blackout fabrics

FBR - Bruxelles

Velvets

Kompas

Track systems

Main curtains

Acoustic curtains

Traveller curtains

Typology of curtain