Previously known as the Teatro del Fondo, the Teatro Mercadante is one of the two royal opera houses (the other being Teatro San Carlo) of the 18th and 19th century. In 1870, it was renamed Teatro Mercadante in honor of Francesco Saverio Mercadante, an Apulian musician who trained in Naples. From the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th, this theater was quite famous for attracting great Italian and international performers. Contact the theater for specific information on performance times and pricing.
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