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Teatr Wielki-National Opera

Address: pl. Teatralny 1, Warsaw 99-200, Poland (Śródmieście Północne)
Phone Number: 48 22 692 0200
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Ranked #21 of 106 Activities in Warsaw
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Operas, Performances
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Owner description: Grand Opera in Warsaw boasts high production values: set, costumes and casts are on a grand scale

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Incredible performance in this ballet, based on the Brothers Karamazov with music from Rachmaninoff and Wagner. Sets and dancers were superb

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Warsaw, Poland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I have been here several times - at marketing award events and at ballets. The building itself is very beautiful (especially the ceiling in the main room where you sit) and makes a big impression! The ballets performances are OK - often with a modern twist - simple costumes, raw decorations, but absolutely moving music. There are snack bars in... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've seen Romeo and Juliet ballet and Merchant of Venice opera here. The quality is very high. Excellent value for money. Attend a ballet or opera here and you won't be disappointed.

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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Beautiful performance. Music was lovely. Dancers very talented. We enjoyed the entire performance. Very nice theater. Comfortable seats. Try not to have seats in the balcony over to the sides, you will not be able to see the entire stage. We were able to change our seats to a front row balcony, viewing was fine from there. We would like... More

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Bergen, Norway
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed a somewhat modern Romeo og Juliet balet. The musician and the dancers were great. It is to be recommended to take a break one evening to visit the opera!

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Makham, ON
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

It is September 10th, we really wanted to see some theatre/opera show. Unfortunately they do NOT have any at this time. We are leaving Warsaw this Saturday and hopefully we'll be able to see some live show in some other city in Poland

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Just one of the most beautiful buildings that i have ever seen in my life! Great architecture and classical elements, simply the most beautiful building in Warsaw, nearby the center of the Old town, i was unlucky that i didn't have the chance to visit it when it has a play or a concert...

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Ponder, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The venue was beautiful. A must-see if you enjoy elegant architecture and decorations. The Moby Dick opera was the worst performance I've ever been to. The music, the story line, and the visual images were all horrible. Had I not been with my Polish hosts, I would have walked out after the first 5 minutes. It truly was the low... More

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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

this theatre was built (re-built in the same area) after the war II in the communism era. The building is huge, impressing, but nothing to do with romantic, excentric architeture of other opera houses. It porvides a pretty good idea of socialist-communist concept of architeture and use of public buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

They kept the facade of the old opera house and rebuilt the inside in an elegant contemporary fashion with superb acoustics. There was no opera on when I was in Warsaw , but I did see a fabulous concert by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Harding, with an excellent solo violinist, Leonidas Kavakos. The first half of the... More

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