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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortunately I discovered this theater two years ago and I go 2 times a year to Riga, and I must admit I try to book from home Opera and ballets I must say very cared for performances with excellent theater companies

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EdithStellaC1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Opera House tour in English at 2.00 pm Saturday afternoon. We were shown the recently restored interior which is really lovely but had hoped to be shown how things worked behind the curtains. As it was, we spent about 3 minutes...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

We visited the Opera house as part of a Tauck tour. It was a very thorough tour taking in the main floor, the stage and backstage, the upper levels and finished off with a private concert. Very interesting and a beautiful venue.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Magnolia13
Reviewed March 14, 2019

We have been here many times but this was the first time we noticed how uncomfortable the chairs are for sitting prolonged times. It was agonizing for the back to sit 2½ hours without any intermissions. However, Richard Wagner’s 'Der fliegende Holländer' was an excellent...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

I went and watched Der Fliegende Hollander. It was Latvia’s 100-year celebration special. The ticket was reasonably priced so I would recommend seats without any limit on visibility. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be able to read the English subtitles. If you understand Latvian, then never mind....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Beautiful building and set in a well kept garden area in downtown. Try to get tickets before you go and be ready for an intimate experience. Compared to the vast halls in London or New York, this Opera Hall is petite and gives you a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

When Latvian world known singers perform tickets are sold half a year before event. I was there for Nabucco and I am going to see it again in April 2019. Opera house itself is worth to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Greeley-Couple
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We saw a performance of Turandot at the opera house and were completely thrilled by the experience. The amazing building, restored and elegant, excellent service from the staff - not least the two young people serving at the bar on the dress circle level. Working...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 485brh
Reviewed January 16, 2019

I bought 2 tickets for 7 eur each and we were sitting in the balcony. The places were perfect, we can hear and see perfectly. Atmosphere in the Latvian National Opera is extraordinary, building is like a museum. My fiance is not a huge lover...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MargaritaBuk
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We visited Latvian National Opera/Ballet during January. There was (at that week) on programme Swan Lake which we had seen several times, so instead we decided for Turandot which was first time for both. The opera performance was very good, orchestra played very well. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Constantine R | Reviewed this property |
opera.lv/en/schedule/ You can check the schedule here:)
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Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More