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National Opera and Ballet

bul.Knyaz Dondukov Korsakov 30, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 988 5869
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Swan Lake to die for

Good traditional working, delicately danced with poise and elegance and the music played by a world... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
John W
Douglas, United Kingdom
via mobile
Never to miss a performance opera or ballett

This is a very well kept secret of the charming Sofia city. Standard of performances is very high... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
Kari A
Oslo, Norway
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
bul.Knyaz Dondukov Korsakov 30, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
+359 2 988 5869
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Good traditional working, delicately danced with poise and elegance and the music played by a world class orchestra. An evening to be remembered.

Thank John W
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a very well kept secret of the charming Sofia city. Standard of performances is very high. Of course Bulgarian singers are famous - but the ballet company equally good! Visited don Quixote last Sunday, amazing! Going for the Wagnerian Ring upcoming two weekends....More

1  Thank Kari A
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I saw a ballet, it was very good performance, music, choreography, artists, acoustic, costume. Price is low.

1  Thank Maxim P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We took my 5 year old son to a special Opera performance for children, and it was great. It was in Bulgarian, which neither of us understand much of, but it was still a really enjoyable experience. High quality performers, good costumes, good sets, great...More

Thank KateinCastle
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the performance so much that I have to write this review right now, having just got back to our hotel. The opera house is a small venue but honestly that added to the experience. Looked like it was a sold out show. The...More

2  Thank Pixycon
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I recommend all the opera and ballet lovers to visit the National Opera and Ballet in Sofia. It may not the best opera house in the world but there are definitely really good opera singers and ballet dancers who are worth it to be seen....More

Thank K_P3033
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend this enough. The prices are extremely reasonable, and the quality is phenomenal. I was able to go to what I believe was an extra/encore production of The Nutcracker and every aspect was on point. The ballet was beautiful and the orchestra was...More

1  Thank Erica L
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Since we moved to Bulgaria 10 months ago, me & my husband have been here quite many times. It's great because there are subtitles both in Bulgarian and English. Also, prices start from 8lv, which is crazy cheap. This makes it more available for people...More

3  Thank Rositsa N
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Two years ago I was in Sofia in June and saw in the Opera Richard Wagner's The Ring of the Niebelungen. It was somptuous, well done and made a very strong impression . It was my first meeting with Wagner's music and was very impressed....More

Thank BettyLeon_12
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

If this is your tthing make sure to pop in to box office and ask if anything is showing! Went to a production of Siegfried and was quite surprised by the quality of the production. Only if opera and ballet is your thing though!

Thank Stephanbez
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