İzmir Metropolitan Municipality has completed 40 percent of the İzmir Opera House, which it continues to build in Mavişehir. İzmir Opera House will come to the fore in the international arena with its architectural features and technical equipment. Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer“We are proud to bring an international opera house to our city. Our goal is to make İzmir a universal center of culture and art production," he said.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality continues its efforts to bring an opera house worthy of Izmir, the city of culture and art. Izmir Opera House, which was built on an area of 429 thousand square meters with an investment of 25 million liras and whose project was determined by a national architectural competition, will be one of the few opera houses in Europe with its architectural features and technical equipment. İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor reminded that İzmir is an important culture and art city where permanent works are produced in every branch of art in its thousands of years of history. Tunç Soyer“We are proud to bring an international opera house to our city. Our goal is to make İzmir a universal center of culture and art production. We continue our efforts to bring together works from different branches of art and artists from different parts of the world in İzmir, and to make our city visible in the national and international arena.”
What was done?
Reinforced concrete works have been completed in 4 blocks in Izmir Opera House, which will be one of the most important art buildings in Europe. In one block of the building where mechanical installation works are underway, reinforced concrete works are continuing.It has been reported that 40 percent of the construction work in the opera building has been completed and that steel construction, electrical and mechanical, stage mechanics and facade works will continue throughout the year. İzmir Opera House is planned to open its doors in February 2023.
It will attract attention with its architecture
The opera house, which rises in the area belonging to the Metropolitan Municipality, will come to the fore in the international arena with its architectural features and technical equipment. After Ahmed Adnan Saygun Art Center, İzmir will have one of the most important art buildings in Europe. In this magnificent building, the main hall and stages with a capacity of 1435, a small hall and stage with a capacity of 437, rehearsal halls, an opera section, a ballet section, a 350-audience courtyard-open performance area, workshops and warehouses, main service units, administrative department, general facilities. There will be a technical center and a car park with a capacity of 525 vehicles. The facility has a construction area of approximately 73 thousand 800 square meters.