Rashid Behbudov State Song Theatre, Old Synagogue

Synagogue Attractions
SITE OVERVIEW
Originally built as a synagogue in 1901, the State Song Theatre is now a popular theatre for musical and other performances. The synagogue was active in 1910-1934. The building is in the Greek Revival style, with an Ionic order portico, and in the ornamented pediment there is a central lyre where the symbol for tablets of stone once featured.The Theatre building was originally built as a Synagogue in 1901.The theatre's repertoire consists of folk songs, mugams and tasnifs, as well as of works of national composers like Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Gara Garayev, Fikrat Amirov or Tofig Guliyev.