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Latvian National Opera

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Address: Aspazijas bulv. 3, Riga LV-1050, Latvia
Phone Number: +371 67 073 777
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• National Opera House in Aspazijas bulvaris via tram 10 was built in 1863 and fully restored in 1995 and looks similar to Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre. This area has many fine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

• National Opera House in Aspazijas bulvaris via tram 10 was built in 1863 and fully restored in 1995 and looks similar to Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre. This area has many fine buildings. Situated by one of the many parks in Riga.

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Splendid!The performance was great. The singers were well selected and the music was chosen exactly to relax.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

national Opera theater is a must for cultural life in Riga we had the opportunity ro see o modern ballet Unknown Territories very interesting

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We conducted a backstage visit at day time when the opera was not in function and outside it was raining. It was a right decision! The opera guide who works there brings us all around the place and there we learn a lot about its history and how it is operating. Not a top-notched , hi-tech opera but the way... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had heard of the excellent ballet dancers from the former Soviet Union, such as Baryshnikov and also Godunov, who had both performed here. As we walked around the city, we saw that the National Ballet of Riga was performing the next evening. There were few tickets left and the staff worked to get us an excellent box seat in... More 

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Rugby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Sadly when we were in Riga there were no performances in the main opera house although we did get to see an opera in the new auditorium. The opera house is magnificent and if I return to Riga I will definitely make sure that I time it with a visit here to see something in the main opera house.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

My husband and I were in Riga and stoppes by the national opera to see if anything was on while we were in town. Giselle was the next day and we paid €14 for our two tickets! They weren't the best seats in the house but it was amazing and so inexpensive. Take the time and go to a show!!!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I visited Riga, saw much of nice places and ended up at Opera House watching opera “Karmen”. Beautiful place with good acustics, classic royal style interior!!!!!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We have been before and have not remembered to write a review. The performance was top rate. Even the kids left impressed!

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Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

In 2001, the new annex was completed. Using elements of contemporary architecture, it at the same time evokes the style of the late 19th century and blends perfectly with the original building. Aside from offices and rehearsal stages, the annex also provides additional performance space: The New Hall with 300 seats is an ideal venue for chamber operas, small-scale concerts... More 

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