Tracing the history of Aquila Theatre in Fermo is a never-ending journey; from the first design, to its realisation, to repeated stops and constant reworkings, right through to the present day. Since it was inaugurated in 1791, the history of the building has gone hand-in-hand with that of the city in which it stands.
It must be said that a good theatre tradition has existed in the Marche since the 16th century. This matured in quality between the late...Read more
The official decision to build was made on 18 February 1779 by the Council of Cernita, the municipal council of the time. As the minutes...Read more
On 26 September 1790, a “trial-run” inauguration was held with a performance of the opera-oratorio The Death of Abel by Giuseppe Giordani, known as Giordanello....Read more
On the night of 23 - 24 January 1826, a fire damaged part of the theatre. Following this event, all activities were once again suspended....Read more
However, the most substantial interior refurbishment was carried out between 1876 and 1878, under the leadership of a team made up of Count Guglielmo Vinci...Read more
Among the most illustrious figures to have passed through the doors of this building were Giuseppe Garibaldi and Giacomo Puccini. The composer attended a performance...Read more
At this point it is clear how, since opening to the public, the Aquila Theatre building has undergone almost uninterrupted remodelling, minor restorations and structural...Read more