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Bucharest National Opera House

70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
+40 21 314 6980
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Don giovani

Yes it was super cheap for tickets and the building is done in a classic style all be it is fairly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dnaray
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Excellent performance of Don Carlo

We were indeed fortunate that our Bucharest visit coincided with a rousing performance of Verdi's... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
permia
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Ireland
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70-72, Mihail Kogalniceanu Boulevard, Bucharest, Romania
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+40 21 314 6980
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it was super cheap for tickets and the building is done in a classic style all be it is fairly modern but the bar was very limited and the performance so so at best.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We were indeed fortunate that our Bucharest visit coincided with a rousing performance of Verdi's Don Carlo. Over three hours the singers and orchestra were outstanding in rendering this powerful work. The opera house is impressive. Constructed in the early 1950s its first work was...More

1  Thank permia
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

again a great performance! The opera is in a great building, well maintained (!!) and has obviously a large number of staff. Most of the performances we have seen come with full (50-60 persons) chorus and the opera ballet...which makes it perfect for the large...More

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Reviewed December 2, 2017

We have not been to the opera for a very long time, so imagine our delight to watch Marcello Mottadelli as he directed Tosca - without a score!!! It was as if his whole self was involved as he led the orchestra and the outstanding...More

1  Thank rini920
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

"Opera in recital" tries to transmit different emotions from different shows. But the sound in foyer is not really so good as expected....

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

We went to see Giselle and we loved it. We had tickets in the balcony but we could see the scene very well. Beautiful building. Beautiful mise en scene. Very polite staff. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Alina H
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

The building doesn't have AC which is unacceptable for an European capital opera house. Regardless of whether you go in the winter or summer, stay away from the high balcony seats where it gets unbearably hot and stuffy. To address the issue the management recommends...More

Thank Cristina C
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

While there I attempted to get tickets. No performances June thru August. This location has been opened since 1954. It's a great location for photos and near the park.

Thank G L
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

Reading some of the reviews compelled me to write one of my own. I have been to Bucharest's opera house on many occasion on several trips to Romania £ for £ it is indeed excellent value but it is not comparable to the major opera...More

2  Thank Gideon E
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

I was at an opera show and I was very impressed by both the artistic and the decorative quality. The building is very well renovated and has a great experience on the whole. I recommend you go even if you are not a fan of...More

1  Thank ValiMV
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Jane B
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jane ... if you are not in Bucharest have a look on the Opera House web site - you can purchase tickets there and do a print out of your purchase - then when you get to the city, take that pint out to the box office and... More
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Jane B
April 25, 2017|
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Response from roosterbeccles | Reviewed this property |
Im not sure, I did ours online and printed before arrival, it was very easy and efficient
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Response from Oana M | Reviewed this property |
Therere is a website , i am not allowed to put the link here, but if you write in google " Opera nationala bucuresti" you will find among first results, the officual site of the oprera, with all the information about... More
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