Tag Archives: Charles Garnier

Dans les coulisses

You probably already know Paris’ Opéra Garnier for its flamboyant exterior or maybe for the story of the Phantom, written by Gaston Leroux. It’s been classified as a historical monument for 90 years, but the parts that are behind the … Continue reading

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Faux amis

Paris’ Opera Garnier is lit by a glorious crystal chandelier, designed by the architect Charles Garnier. The huge chandelier was criticized at the outset for potentially obstructing the view of the stage for those in the nose-bleed seats, as well … Continue reading

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