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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An altogether exceptional experience. One could even say a 'magical night'. The opera house itself is about a ten minute walk from Kreshatyk and the area boasts several bars, restaurants and cafes nearby. As a fan of ballet, it was quite a treat to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hope you visit there at the season not on summer time. cuz we were not lucky to watch any performance in there. building has a adorable architecture.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic building, great performance of Madame Butterfly. Tickets very reasonably priced. Better value than anything we’ve seen in Vienna

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Managed to get tickets in the boxes overlooking the stage and orchestral pit. The ballet from the start was very amateurish, set design very limited, costumes outdated, choreography non existent, dancers were sloppy and showed little to no technical innovation. Strangely, the orchestra never tuned...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

8/9/18 - We three middle aged British guys were on a three week tour of Western Ukraine (our fourth) worked around an Don Carlos booked online from London for relatively little money (£24 for a three box seats!). We had arranged to meet up with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

We saw Swan Lake and Madam Butterfly there. It's a beautiful theater with great sound. I didn't realize that the first level of box seats was just slightly raised above the floor seat otherwise I would have booked one level higher. Not a big deal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LWood2277
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This Friday we came from Odessa to Kiev to visit the National Opera House, where Lyudmila Monastyrskaya sang in Don Carlos. This was our fifth time in this beautiful theater. Always fantastic. Even in details, especially in details, when very professional orchestra and chorus support...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nataliya K
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

It was my first time in ballet , I can say I’m not too fascinate it with it as the moves keep repeating itself after a while but for sure it was worth the experience. I strongly suggest to book the balconies, they have the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cellny
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Was in Kiev for a couple of nights and found out that the National Opera of Ukraine was still offering performances in June. They had Madame Butterfly playing the night I got in which was brilliant. It appeared that they alternate opera and ballet performances....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank YVR-AKI
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Impressive building in the heart of the city. The opera is also maintaining quite busy and qualitative program.

Date of experience: July 2018
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18 July 2016|
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When does the ballet season begin In Kiev
18 July 2016|
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Response from H9SHchristianc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late answer..Kiev opera has a website ( look Google ) but they advertise the events only one or 2 months before and u can buy online only within the month of the event..hope it's help ))
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25 November 2015|
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Response from annafP4446YO | Reviewed this property |
You can check official website. its easy to find it in google. adres is easy too: opera + Ukraine domains