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Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli

Cremona (Italy)

The Traveler curtain made of red FOT - Otello velvet.
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View of the hall projected by the architect from Ticino Luigi Canonica (Capriasca 1764 - Milan 1844) was a student of Giuseppe Piermarini, together with which he is considered one of the greatest representatives of the Italian neoclassic movement.He devoted with particular interest ...
... to the planning of theatrical buildings (among the others: 1809, Teatro Grande of Brescia of Brescia; 1812, Teatro Sociale of Como; 1817, Teatro Sociale of Mantua; 1821, Teatro Sociale of Sondrio).
The opening of the Traveler curtain happens with a motorized Kompas rail system.The curtain is traditionally decorated with gilded NBT - Trimmings, NAG - Agremani and NFR - Fringes.
Thanks to a 2MT - Pilewind hoists for motorized fly facilities device realized custom, the Kompas rail system that maneuvers the opening of the Traveler curtain can be lowered to the level of the stage to effect the operations of maintenance.
Detail of the system of Traveler curtain with rail Kompas.
A view from the stage of the Stage masking composed by wings and tops made of black COS - Oscurante molton.
The drapery of the royal box made of FOT - Otello velvet.
The Teatro Ponchielli is a theatre ''all'italiana'' with a horseshoe-shaped hall with four tiers of boxes and a gallery, 1.250 seats.
It was born as Teatro della Concordia.
The stage is one of the most capacious among those of the great Italian historical theaters.
1806-1808
Realization
Project: Luigi Canonica
1824
Restructuring after the partial destruction caused by a fire
Project: Faustino Rodi, Luigi Voghera
1989
Restoration

Materials used in this production

2MS - S engine

Engines for tracksystems

FOT - Otello

Velvets

Frontal projection screens

Frontal projection screens

Main curtains

Curtains for historical theaters

NAG - Agremano

Trimmings

NBT - Bordo traforato

Trimmings

NFR - Fringes

Trimmings

PMI - Bianco Ottico Perforato

Frontal projection films

Stage maskings

Acoustic curtains

Traveler curtains

Typology of curtain

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