Teatro Sociale

Como, Italy

Teatro Sociale was inaugurated in 1813, when Giuseppe Verdi was born. Since its beginning, Teatro Sociale has been a center of attention that attracts the most important musicians and opera singers. In 1899, 100 years after the invention of Volta's electric battery, Teatro Sociale was provided with electric light. In 1943 it hosted Teatro alla Scala that was not habitable because of World War II bombing. Nowadays, Teatro Sociale is open 300 days a year with theater, opera, concerts and dance exhibitions. 



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Founded: 1813
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Italy


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Roxana Bucur (11 months ago)
Beautifully presented. It makes you go back in the past. Excellent experience to watch a play there! I was there during #wohasu2023, that is the world happiness summit.
Антонина Головач (12 months ago)
Beautiful theater ? the decorations and the vibe is fantastic!! we went there for three days of WOHASU that required much sitting and I was very pleased with the comfortable chairs. Visibility is good. Should be visited to see the insight
LARIOarea (13 months ago)
An excellent program of performances, the music Festival "Como - the City of Music" held in the summer, the competition of international importance for young opera singers AsLiCo, a number of interesting projects, such as the 200com - when not only professionals but also amateurs take part in the production of the opera - all this makes the Como Theater the heart of the cultural life of the city and region.
zayn alam (14 months ago)
A delightful experience watching Swan Lake for the end of the year. The theatre is adequate but the viewing experience from the top floors is greatly hindered by the presence of badly positioned columns. To get the true viewing experience for a die hard fan of the theatre, I would recommend balcony seats always in the case of Teatro Sociale.
Berk Girgin (3 years ago)
Interestin story and history. İmpressive building which is still used for events.We spent one full day in this theater due to business meeting. They were very helpful and respectful. We got an introduction about the history of building and had chance to see some details. Thanks for you hospitality.
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