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L'Opera de Montreal

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Address: 260 bd. de Maisonneuve ouest, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Y9, Canada
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Loved Aida, terrific venue.

We very much liked the performance of Aida. The sets were especially dramatic yet clean. the performances were excellent. The venue is well organized with easy parking and many... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
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Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We very much liked the performance of Aida. The sets were especially dramatic yet clean. the performances were excellent. The venue is well organized with easy parking and many places close by to "pre-game" (as it were) or to have a post event cocktail . We are looking forward to going to more of these.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Opera de Montreal for many years and enjoyed most of their performances. Mostly they tend to do the standard operas but also venture into less traditional areas. Well worth going to a performance if in town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Montreal Opera is absolutely world class, and a fraction of what you would pay in New York. I was a member for years and would still be if I hadn't moved. Treat yourself and have an elegant evening out. * Subtitling for the operas is in BOTH French and English, and very easy to follow

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

We are opera lovers and therefore were pleased to have the chance to attend a performance during our visit. On a windy evening, we were very impressed with the ease of access to the building via the Metro. A free programme (you pay in England) plus comfortable seating, good front of house and a clear view added to the quality... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

This opera has not been seen for a long time. The set was very minimal but very effective for the subject which is very deep and dark. The lighting of the stage reminded me of Robert Lepage's efforts for the the Ring Cycle that was stages in New York City several years ago.the principal voices were very strong. This opera... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

This moderns style opera building lies in the cultural district of Montreal. Although it is large, acoustics are excellent and the comfort of the seats is beyond compare. Opera performed there are rather classical as far as I can tell.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2013

I attended a performance of Bharati, a group of Indian Dancers(Bollywood). The music that set the evening were a traditional group of musicians, very good. However it was the dancers and the very beautiful and coloful costumes that made the show. If you ever get a chance to see this troupe, go and see them, what a joyous occasion.

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Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

We went to the Opera de Montreal on February 02nd 2013 (our first experience) to see La chauve souris (or Die Fledermaus) from Johann Strauss II. It was a gift I gave to my wife (and to me) so that we could try something new. It's not considered as an opera per se, but more an operetta (for me, I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2012

with amuch more modest budget than other companies, continues year after year to present nice productions

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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30 performance halls, with the vibrant Place des Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space features glowing towers, glass edifices, and granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals, concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theatres, and exhibition centres are entwined with external art projects, exemplified at Montreal's Contemporary Art Museum and appearing along every walkway of the Promenade des Artistes in the form of sculpture and public works, from digitally-enhanced swingsets to glowing fountains. Design, performance, and alternative music come together here, a stone's throw from the lively Latin Quarter along Rue Saint-Denis, the quintessential after-party spot for dinner and a drink following a day of jazz, poetry and play.
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