Photographer David Leventi always been a fan of classical music and enjoyed listening to opera arias. Not so long ago, he decided to make photography project, which would be collected pictures stunning interiors most majestic and famous opera houses in the world. We offer you stroll through the halls of the most beautiful opera houses, taken with the camera Leica.
1. Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy, 2009
Since 2007 Leventi began to shoot at the camera interiors most famous opera houses around the world, creating a photo project “Opera.”
2. Palace Garnier, Paris, 2009
3. Estates Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic, 2008
4. Drottningholm Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, 2008
The son of two architects, Leventi also found themselves in a creative profession. Photography, he does basically the center of the stage, where the singer is the main party in the opera.
5. Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest, Romania, 2007
For illumination image Leventi only use existing chandelier. “Although the proportion of the space is changed, the goal is to reach the lateral and vertical symmetry in each image, thus is able to show the space in perfect balance” – says the photographer about the process of shooting.
6. The Metropolitan Opera, New York, 2008
The first was photographed interior of the Romanian Athenaeum in Bucharest. It was an impressive interior, with lots of decorative details. Standing in the center of the stage in the middle of the great hall, Leventi experienced the power coming from space.
7. Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy, 2008
“I love the architecture of the opera house and the way they look inside,” – says the photographer. “They are like museums. I remember when I went with my grandmother at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City to see the opera “War and Peace”. Everything that happens on stage was like a picture of the great stories. It was an amazing sight! ”
8. Amargosa Opera House, Death Valley, California, 2009
Theaters that Leventi included in his project “Opera”, were selected because of their interesting interiors or because they are associated with interesting facts. For example Amargosa Opera House was built in the late 1960s, its interior is a folk style and the style of painting of Martha Beckett.
9. Margravial Opera, Bayreuth, Germany.
Of all the theaters Leventi highlights for yourself Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Italy. “Compositional for me it is just perfect. I love the color of the sky, I love music. ”
10. Opera of Monte Carlo in Monaco.