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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Volodymyrska 50, Kiev, Ukraine
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 17, 2015

For 300UAH or about $15 you can get the best seat in the house to a ballet or an opera. The building is amazing, great architecture, beautiful chandeliers and marble it all feels very opulent. If you are traveling on a budget you can get...More

5  Thank Oren F
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

During our time in Kiev we have seen four operas and two ballets at the National Opera House Of Ukraine. None of them were exceptional, admidettly a high standard to meet. The Tale Of Tsar Sultan was a costumed spectacle, perhaps the best of the...More

3  Thank wraopera
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed September 25, 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 The ballet from the start was very amateurish, set design very limited, costumes outdated, choreography non existent, dancers were sloppy and showed little to no technical innovation.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

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Reviewed September 25, 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

2  Thank MikeLondonSE
Reviewed September 23, 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

1  Thank LWood2277
Reviewed September 9, 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

Thank Nataliya K
Reviewed August 30, 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

Thank cellny
Reviewed July 10, 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

2  Thank YVR-AKI
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Jan V
Reviewed June 26, 2018

We saw two ballets at this venue. Both had lovely sets, the orchastra played with passion and the dancers were sublime. All of this at affordable prices (We paid $25 for good seats). I would go back, over and over again if I could.

Thank X626MOcarlosf
Reviewed June 24, 2018

A spectacular 150 year-old building, where you will see one of the world's top ballet companies, Ukraine National Ballet, and listen to Kiev's amazing classical orchestra. During the entracts, you will enjoy seeing all the latest Kiev fashions on the ladies who have come to...More

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July 17, 2016|
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When does the ballet season begin In Kiev
July 17, 2016|
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Response from Christian C | 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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November 24, 2015|
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Response from Anna F | Reviewed this property |
You can check official website. its easy to find it in google. adres is easy too: opera + Ukraine domains