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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An impressive building from the outside, the inside is more beautiful and represents the art deco for which Riga is famous. The seats are comfortable, and top price only E15. Initially sceptical of an updated Figaro, this one really worked. This is not an opera...More

Thank Josi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our long wanderings across the Old Town of Riga and some deal beyond of it, toward the north and east, we came one time across this magnificent building of Latvian National Opera. We didn't get inside, only have had a view on its elegant...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking. The dancers were fabulous and the orchestra was superb. My friend Janet and I were sat on the front row directly behind one if the best conductors we have seen. As music teachers we certainly appreciate all the hours of rehearsal that go...More

2  Thank caroline B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely operahouse is used both for opera, ballet and musicals . We saw a very good production of the ballet the Swanlake at very reasonable prices. Book online before you go to ensure good tickets.

1  Thank Birte L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a chance to watch Boléro as a ballet in Riga. It was really good. Not only because of part III (which featured Ravel’s “hit”) but also because of the brilliant lighting in part I and a very good scenography in part II. I would...More

1  Thank Henrik R
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were lucky enough to hear someone practicing their arias as we were strolling past in the picturesque gardens. A real treat and totally free! See if you can be as lucky?!

1  Thank incite_wanderlust
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The exterior of the opera house is very pretty but the interior is absolutely stunning. It is plush, rich and ornate. I saw the production of Peer Gynt which was beautifully orchestrated. The dancers and musicians were world class. And the price for the tickets...More

1  Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My wife and I took a guided tour in English. The Opera House located in Riga is full of history and has may interesting aspects. We visited all areas including the stage, the stalls, the Gods, saw the orchestral pit, the toilets, back of house,...More

1  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Just visited Riga with my 10-year-old daughter. The Swan Lake at the National Opera was the absolute highlight of our stay. Beautiful costumes, amazing dancers - fantastic experience.

1  Thank Julia V
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I attended a performance of Bizet's Carmen in the Latvian National Opera in June 2017 and I should say that it's the most unusual opera production that I saw - but also the most captivating one. You may not like it if you prefer traditional...More

1  Thank igormk
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jmvph
24 October 2017|
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Response from Henrik R | Reviewed this property |
Check the schedule opera.lv/en/
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17 June 2017|
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Response from JuneinNorway | Reviewed this property |
Riga has an annual opera festival period in mid-June which is definitely worth looking into and purchasing tickets in advance. It is an absolutely lovely and stunning event series. A big must-do, but not necessarily on the... More
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Lucie M
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Response from irrbe | Property representative |
Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More
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