Question 1: This occurs in the Met's productions of operas such as and ________ . Tales of Hoffman
Question 2: Modern opera houses of the
twentieth century such as New
York's ________ (with 3,800) and
Francisco Opera (with 3,146) are larger.
Question 4: One example of the use of this kind of enhancement is the New York State Theater used by the ________ company.
Question 5: At the ________, for instance, sets are often changed during the action,
as the audience watches, with singers rising or descending as they
Question 6: The ________ is one of the
world's most recognizable opera houses and landmarks.
Question 8: An opera house is a theatre
building used for ________
performances that consists of a stage, an orchestra pit, audience
seating, and backstage facilities for costumes and set building.
Question 9: The first opera
house in Germany was built in ________ 1678.
Question 10: In the 17th and 18th centuries, opera houses were often financed
by rulers, nobles, and wealthy people who used ________ of the arts to endorse their
political ambitions and social positions or prestige.