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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Gala concert on 17th June 2018, 19h00, the Riga opera festival drawing to a close. Famous opera arias from the repertoire. Arias from Verdi, Bizet, Tchaikosky etc. for soprano, barytone, tenor, mezzo and bass. They were on the whole more shouting, howling, than singing :...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The beautiful Opera House was constructed in 1863 but has been refurbished many times. There are over 200 performances annually. The tickets are reasonably priced. The most expensive tickets are around 40 euros and the cheapest ones less than 10 euros.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my family. Lovely place and I would definitely recommend visiting it because of its architecture

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We booked to see La Traviata - which was very moving performance. We booked the middle seats of the front row on the 1st balcony. I thought it was perfect seats and great value for €20! Make use of the website, where it gives a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Got to the box office just before 6pm two seated tickets for Sleeping Beauty 15 euros each Great seats brilliant performance highly recommend

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Had a weekend in Riga. Walked past the Opera and saw that they were performing The Rake’s Progress. Checked availability and we got two great seats for £50 for both of us. Performance Art as Opera. We were blown away. The cast were amazing and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

We booked to see the The Rose of Turaida and we were not dissapointed. The place itself is very charming and it was interesting to see how the locals dress for the occasion. The opera itself was excellent, with translation in English. Very pleased with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Had been very much looking forward to visiting this historic monument, and experiencing the ambience of the very best Riga has to offer. However, i have to advise my fellow travellers to avoid the organiser/tour guide Jonathan Lane, who has repeatedly ignored our groups reasonable...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RickyD85
Irbe T, Public Relations Manager at Latvian National Opera, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Dear RickyD85 We are very sorry to hear that you had a less than pleasant experience during your visit to our Opera. I would, however, like to point out that this Jonathan Lane is not one of our guides here and has no affiliation with...More

Reviewed January 29, 2018

important is: sit in the rank only in the first row otherwise the event becomes a radio play. great performances with a special charm

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Booked to see the Nutcracker and we were so glad we did. The seats are very affordable and the interior is beautiful too. An excellent way to spend a snowy afternoon. Book well ahead to get good seats but even the cheap ones aren't too...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Henrik R | Reviewed this property |
Check the schedule opera.lv/en/
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June 17, 2017|
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Response from Constantine R | Reviewed this property |
opera.lv/en/schedule/ You can check the schedule here:)
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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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