Kharkiv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after M. Lysenko (HATOB) - the first Ukrainian steady-state opera house.
More than ten years on the stage with great success HATOBa promenade concerts, popular with students of different generations of Kharkiv.
The architecture of the building Kharkov Opera House was built on the contrast of a large overhanging "plate" of the two upper floors and complex plastic entry hall, lobby and other areas of the lower floors.
Opera House has two halls: the big and small at 1500 by 400 places now Located cinema Kіnopalats. The entrance to the ticket hall is decorated with decorative composition "Music of Lysenko" (sculptor S. Hawks). The theater building faced Artik tufa. The building rests on six pillars measuring 3 by 6 m and is covered by metal girders span of 100 meters and weighing 100 tons in the underground part HATOBa a garage.
In 2007, the fountains in front of the theater was renovated and the space in front of the theater has been called "Fountain Square"
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