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Opernhaus

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Neighbourhood: Zentrum
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Address: Augustusplatz 12, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Phone Number: +49 341 1261261
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Rienzi at the Leipzig Opera

While in Leipzig I had to go see a Wagner Opera, it's only fitting. The Opera Haus is beautiful and very well kept. It was a much smaller Opera house than most I have been to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

While in Leipzig I had to go see a Wagner Opera, it's only fitting. The Opera Haus is beautiful and very well kept. It was a much smaller Opera house than most I have been to, but it was a pleasant surprise. The production was wonderful. I do wish there had been English surtitles, but it's the music that counts... More 

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Ayr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I was fortunate enough to visit this opera house for a rare event Wagner's Ring sung on 4 consecutive evenings. The opera house website is very well laid out and ordering the tickets online was so easy and they arrived by post shortly after. The opera house is situated in a beautiful square with a lovely fountain. Inside the opera... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

This building was erected by the communist government in the 1960s, and one has to say that they did an excellent job. From the outside it's about as inoffensive as a large '60s building can be, but you don't watch an opera from outside the building. Inside, it's simple, light, airy, and elegant. There is plenty of room to wander... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Four nights in a row at this opera house allowed me to get a good impression. The staff were very friendly; seats were comfortable and it was well laid out for entry and exit - unlike other opera houses I have visited.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

A while ago we had an opportunity to see a Rocky Horrow Show performed at Leipzig Opera House and have only the greatest things to say about the venue: ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! The building itself is magnificent and grandeur - the staff is super friendly and very attentive. What a wonderful experience!

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Berlin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

We saw Wagner's Rheingold and the Walkuere recently. A mildly modernistic production, great singing, great playing by the Gewandhaus orchestra (which is both an opera and a symphonic orchestra). The building is 1950's East German modern but refurbished recently, the seats are very comfortable and there is a huge amount of leg space. I ordered tickets several months before from... More 

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Auerbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

wonderful Old Opera House in Downtown Leipzig. We were there for a great performance of Madam Butterfly. The stage center was on a 360 degree revolving section with numerous hydraulic lifts for certain sections. We ordered tickets on line and had no problem with the E ticket accepted without printing. Our ticket selection by Clasictic. were superb. Definitely will go... More 

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We saw " Tannhauser " at the Opera house, What a fantastic building, Even being in a wheelchair didn't take away the spendour and magnificance. the accoustics are literally out of this world, but more importantly, the staff, their attitude and attention for a disabled guest really is beyond reproach, from the steps to the lift, then the lounge, then... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

We bought tickets over the Internet from home in the UK for The Rakes Progress Friday night and Madame Butterfly on Saturday. The transaction was easy and tickets arrived quickly by post. The seats were excellent, loads of leg room and good visibility and acoustic. If you want an interval drink I'd suggest pre ordering. You are likely to be... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

Attended a performance of Don Pascale. Very impressed with the performance and the tickets were more affordable than others I have seen in Europe. The hall itself is functional, but lacks the glitz of other opera house; certainly one can see the DDR's influence there.

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