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My young friend had booked tickets for the opera, Carmen. (October 1, 2019). Beautiful older Opera... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wonderful Theatre - Superb “Prince Igor” Good “Giselle”

We came to Sofia to see Prince Igor and booked for Giselle as it was on the preceding night. The... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My young friend had booked tickets for the opera, Carmen. (October 1, 2019). Beautiful older Opera House and very professional opera, with great orchestra/conductor and very talented cast. I was - frankly - enthralled, and I've been to the Met in NYC but that was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

We came to Sofia to see Prince Igor and booked for Giselle as it was on the preceding night. The house has a great acoustic, a large open pit, the sight lines are excellent and even the top tickets are less than a 1/10th of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

We were delighted to attend a couple of performances in this delightful venue. First up was Carmen, in a production unlike any we had seen previously. Other that Carmen herself in red, all the other characters were in monochrome, predominantly black. Many also wore white...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

We purchased tickets online. Since it's our first time, we bought the cheapest tickets, which was only BGN 12 each. This is very cheap for a live performance, even by Malaysian standard (where we come from). We enjoyed the "Le Corsaire" ballet performance very much....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

One of the smaller European Opera venues, Sofia National Opera and Ballet is all the better for it. Highly appreciative and knowledgeable local audience, high quality performance and good acoustics. Seats are a good price for a Westerner. Thoroughly enjoyed our evening and the theatre...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

I went there to see the “opera simon boccanegra”. It was quite good, the theatre is relatively small compared to those in the bigger cities and those in the USA so sound natural echoes better. The singer is not the best in the world but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lingang
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We were lucky enough to be in Sofia and to coincide with a performance of the ballet "Giselle".It was magnificent .The best tickets (which cost 20 euros) had already been sold out but we were able to book good seats for 7 euros.This is amazing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank santpedor
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We booked online which was easy, printed off the confirmation and turned up with no fuss. It was far cheaper than at home, and a beautiful performance (La Traviata) and we will certainly go again.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark B
Reviewed July 22, 2018

After the extraordinary success of the Bolshoi Theater, Sofia Opera and Ballet, we were surprised with a daring jump again, this time in the ocean of the world musical with the performance "MAMMA MIA!" This super hit has its premiere in Bulgaria on the stage...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dodi474
Reviewed February 14, 2018

We were staying around the corner from the National Opera and took the opportunity to buy tickets using their excellent online site. You need to register first but, after that, ticket selection is straightforward and etickets are issued. Print them off and you're ready to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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