Cluj-Napoca

hidden treasures and living archives

TEATRUL NAȚIONAL “LUCIAN BLAGA”, OPERA NAȚIONALĂ ROMÂNĂ DIN CLUJ-NAPOCA

CONSTRUCTION:

1904 - 1906

TRANSFORMATIONS:

1960 - 1980 extension of the building and alteration of the main entrance

STATUS DURING RESEARCH:

historical spaces in need for maintenance works
original stage systems in function
space shared for theatre and opera

the Cluj theatre preserves, in operation, the majority of the original stage mechanisms, this hidden gem of a theatrical world always in the pursuit of the new.

mark of an equitable architectural policy, the original seats at the gallery encapsulate today the memory of much excitement from witnessing remarkable performances.

Mr. Bordea is one of the valuable assets of the Cluj theater, carefully preserving the meanings behind specifc functionalities of the smallest historical details.

Exterior Gallery
Interior Gallery