ll Maggiore – Centro Eventi Multifunzionale
Via S. Bernardino, 49, 28922 Verbania VB
The new Events Center “Il Maggiore” lies along the coast of Lake Maggiore, beside the outfall of S. Bernardino stream and is projected towards the lake, in the arena area. The construction area of the new building, in a panoramic position, with a view towards the surrounding landscape, adapts to the conformation of the surroundings; the result is an environmental and landscape redevelopment of the entire area.
“Il Maggiore” is an architectural complex, with a contemporary, sculptural and highly expressive nature, able to contain a theater hall with five hundred seats (extendable to 560), a smaller room for one hundred and twenty, a large entrance and distribution foyer, as well as functional adn support services such as dressing rooms, offices, rehearsal rooms, bar restaurant, meeting room.
The internal system, composed of mobile platforms, will allow multiple and transformable installations, connecting the large room to the foyer and defining an accessible and multifunctional space able to accommodate up to 950 people.
A large stage with a sixteen meter high stage tower, equipped with an orchestra pit, will host opera, orchestral and theatrical performances.