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Teatro Comunale di Bologna

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Largo Respighi 1, 40126 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 529019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Attended the opera in Bologna sitting behind 3 Italian ladies who understood every word:not me unfortunately The entrance was flanked by soldiers in full dress uniforms so it was quite an occasion. The opera itself was unusual because one of the key characters was dressed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mick c
Reviewed July 10, 2018

There is always spectacular concerts and operas takes place in teatro Comunale, all you have to do is just before your trip to Bologna search and book your ticket then enjoy music and atmosphere that you will always remeber..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Aziz B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Not widely advertised. A tour began at 11.30 in the morning and we found out by chance and so pleased we did. A tour of the whole theatre which was well led and very informative. Saw the historic parts under the seating area . The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 2DHs
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this theatre by joining a queue in front of it. I wasn't sure why people are waiting but I thought why not, I will wait with them. And it turned out that was a smart move as there was a free concert...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank SB77777
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

What an experience. Absolutely stunning. This theatre is well worth visiting. The seats are comfy while watching the play. Stunningly beautiful

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

I could feel the vibrancy of the city outside the opera house, as it’s situated right in the university area - the oldest university in the world. The decor and the atmosphere of the opera house itself however brought me back to the early 20th...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Very disappointed by this experience. Seating in the expensive seats was poor - virtually no knee room. Staging of the Barber of Seville was bizarre to say the least. Not sure what the director was trying to do but for me it didn't work. Singing...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank snapper00
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Teatro Comunale is in student quarter and very popular with well heeled Bolognaise. Tickets are expensaive £70/£90 but worth it for the setting and the experience. You can book in person in Booking Office after 2.00. Cheaper than online and staff are very friendly. Queuing...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Robert r
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

It is a wonderful opera (and concert) house but years of mismanagements have had a great negative impact. A second row theater in the italian arena it is now trying to improve its rank. The outcome is uncertain: dramatic financial problems loom over the theater...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Johnblack912
Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a beautiful opera house where you are kept waiting outside and when the doors open tickets are checked by one person! Hopefully, the night I visited there was a reason for such chaos and understaffing. The auditorium itself is magnificent and the interval...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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November 6, 2015|
Response from gnuffif |
Dear Jack, at this time is in progress the sale of subscriptions for the season 2016. From January 7, all unsold seats will be sold, as individual tickets, online and at the theater box office. You can collect a ticket... More
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