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Abai's Theater (National Academical Theater of Opera and Ballet)

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Jun 22, 2018
“An Evening at the Opera - Giselle Ballet”
Aug 26, 2017
“Ballet Nutcracker ”
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Spent a grt evening watching the ballet Giselle. The stage setting was magnificent. Gave an impression of a deep forest. The Orchestra sounded ethereal. The Opera House is beautifully maintained. Tickets can be bought on the spot , but advisable to book in advance for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely spectacular ballet, enjoyed by all even my 10 year old son who wasn't looking forward going to ballet. We had absolutely unforgettable evening. The stage was decorated so beautifully and dancers were absolutely magnificent, you felt the magic of Christmas all around you!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank ruskyland
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Take the fron seat ticket and enjoy the perdormance. The theatre is relatively small, but cozy. The artists do their best to perform for the audience. Normally, there are many people at the performances, since the tickets are quite affordable. You can arrive by 18.00,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Irene P
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

The theatre is wonderful. Beautiful interiors and all facilities are superb. Must visit in Almaty especially during Winters!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

I went to see a Kazakh opera here as that was the only performance for which tickets were available. The ballet in the same week was sold out! The singing was excellent and the costumes spectacular. A programme with a brief synopsis in English was...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Whonose
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Beautiful theatre with lovely architecture and interior design!! Good acoustic as well. Management should have some information for English speakers; everything is in Russian or Kazakh, but people very friendly to assist. Great experience of the local culture!

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

They should have some information for English speakers, everything is in Russian or Kazakh. Went there to a show with a group of friends, it was about American Jazz music performed by local artists. The price per ticket was quite cheap but the show which...More

Thank 746ghassanm
Reviewed November 26, 2014

The opera nad ballet house is nice place in center and easy to access. Just went there at 15:00 to purchase the tickets for the same night. There was maybe 50% places talen. Ballet GISELLE was very nice to see - my first ballet ever!

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Klovskog
Reviewed November 22, 2014

On the recommendation of other reviews, I decided to pay a visit and was not disappointed. I wasn't really sure what I should expect for such a low price (my 3rd row ticket was 1700 KZT, or about 6 GBP) and I hadn't really understood...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank James F
Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our ballet (even though we thought we were going to an opera) which was Carmen. Beautiful building. Seats might be getting a tad worn but we thought it was beautiful. Ticketing booth was closed from 2-3 for lunch. 2000-4000t so pretty cheap...More

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