PALERMO, ITALY - 18 FEBRUARY 2018: Dancer Riccardo Riccio, who interprets the role of Espada in "Don Quixote" is seen backstage during the dress rehearsal at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Italy, on February 18th 2018.
The Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele is an opera house and opera company located in Palermo, Sicily. It was dedicated to King Victor Emanuel II. It is the biggest in Italy, and one of the largest of Europe (the third after the Opéra National de Paris and the K. K. Hof-Opernhaus in Vienna), renowned for its perfect acoustics. It was inaugurated in 1897.