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The Big Rise of Sofia Opera and Ballet!

After the extraordinary success of the Bolshoi Theater, Sofia Opera and Ballet, we were surprised... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
dodi474
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Sofia, Bulgaria
Opera for anyone

We were staying around the corner from the National Opera and took the opportunity to buy tickets... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
MarkW55
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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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

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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

Thank MarkW55
Reviewed January 29, 2018

This is much smaller than the standard European opera houses, with far less gilt around. Good nonetheless and the sound is good. Because it is smaller then you are so much nearer the stage. We saw Rigoletto, which we booked and paid for online, and...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

I visited the Sofia opera house to see a performance of Verdi’s Don Carlo. Overall it was a good experience. The Performance: the performance and production were reasonable. The singing and orchestra were mixed and the production was somewhat bland. The standard was lower than...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We got tickets for Sofia Opera open air ballet in the park. Petrushka and Firebird. It was in the park of the military academy. No address or street details on tickets. Identified on google maps.taxi driver 1 took us to the data protection office and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We bought 'expensive' type of tickets here for 15 euro pp. Great way to experience some (Bulgarian made) classical music, enjoy ballet and just to have fun together ! Recommended.

Thank NicolasD4199
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Beautiful medium sized opera house with a traditional production of what is perhaps Russia's best export.talented cast with a great orchestra and no problem with the Russian language. Subtitles in English

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

I attended Verdi's Rigoletto in May 2017. Fabulous singing (all very round tones, the schools here teach 'em right!) (Albania and Bulgarian principals; each excellent). Orchestra well-matched, although there were a couple times the orchestra over-powered the singers. But just a couple of times. Gosh,...More

Thank SilverLizzo
Reviewed April 23, 2017

A visit to the opera is always special for me in my travels ... and a night at the Sofia Opera House to see a production of Verdi's Attila was very special indeed. Not the most memorable of Verdi's operas, but an excellent production by...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Went to 3 ballet shows so far (The Nutcracker, Giselle and Swan Lake) and had a wonderful time. Great dancers, amazing costumes and of course the architectural details inside make the whole experience unique. Bravo!

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