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Geneva - Switzerland - Grand Theatre de Geneve - Impressive building

This stands in a wonderful area across the road and square from the Parc de Bastions. It is truly... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2016
SteveJacksonnufc
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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I have been fortunate enough to attend operas here. When the diplomatic community is invited, a... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2015
Coellum
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Manila, Philippines
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4 Jan 2017
“Saw Mme Butterfly here two years ago, the Opéra has actually been moved for two years to near the UN.”
3 Feb 2016
“Geneva - Switzerland - Grand Theatre de Geneve - Impressive building”
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Same Opéra operation different setting - as I said above the Grand Theatre is currently in a temporary location near the UNHCR building. Sound was nonetheless amazing and they kindly moved us from the very back to front row seats, just in front of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed February 3, 2016

This stands in a wonderful area across the road and square from the Parc de Bastions. It is truly an impressive structure which is architecturally wonderful and a sight to see. I didn't get inside but admired the building from the exterior.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Attended the Opera "DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE" by W.A. Mozart and with Pretty Yunde as Pamina on New Year's eve and it was a marvellous experience. If you are either hungry or thirsty, just make sure you head straight for the bar during the interlude as wait...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed July 3, 2015

I have been fortunate enough to attend operas here. When the diplomatic community is invited, a band is positioned outside. They play as guests walk up the steps. It is a pretty cool experience. The building facing the park with the Reformation Wall has a...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Coellum
Reviewed June 26, 2015

it's a very nice, old theater but the seats are so uncomfortable. I've learned that it will be renovated very soon -next season maybe. I've watched the Fidelio, and realized that I missed classical opera productions so much. It had a very good staging, showing...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

The theatre is across the road from Bastions Park, and looks beautiful from the outside. Tickets are expensive and hard to get too so plan early!

Thank Tom L
Reviewed January 12, 2015

A classical theatre, if you are there, do not miss seeing. But the prices are high, consistent with the cost of living in Geneva.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Cesar C
Reviewed February 22, 2014

grand theater with the most perfect acoustics oozeing with remarkable performers a true date with my dreams. some people have said expensive but what is the price for true beauty?!

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank claude v
Reviewed November 4, 2013

I went to watch a russian opera or something of a weird gender... not bad but it was hard to get the whole thing while you hear russian monologues, listen to classical music and try to read the monologue in french. The theater is great...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Matarilesol
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Close to Parc des Bastions, large theatre with very good acoustic qualities. The Season program is very good with some remarkable performers. The Orchestre de ls Suisse Romande, with many talented musicians provides the music.

Date of experience: July 2013
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