Celebrate being Italian with a Night at the Opera

To celebrate Sicily becoming part of Italy, Palermo Council announced a competition in 1864 to design a new opera house for Palermo. An opera house! Can you think of a better way to celebrate being Italian?   The winning design was by¬† Italian architect Giovan Battista Filippo Basile. At the time, it was the largest … More Celebrate being Italian with a Night at the Opera