AD Classics: Armenian Opera Theater / Alexander Tamanian

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Opened in 1933 and completed in its current state in 1953, the Armenian Opera Theater was designed by Armenian architect .  The theater is one of Tamanian’s most profilic architectural works, which include a plethora of Armenian architectural icons such as his hydroelectric station (1926), Republic Square (1926–1941) and many others.