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National Opera House of Ukraine

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Buy your tickets early

Went to Ballet w/ GF and it was great. Be aware there is a thriving ticket scalping community at the Opera. Buy tickets well in advance (otherwise you'll pay a 400% scalper... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went to Ballet w/ GF and it was great. Be aware there is a thriving ticket scalping community at the Opera. Buy tickets well in advance (otherwise you'll pay a 400% scalper markup). If u are in a Balcony - u MUST get first or second row. Have fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Ballet Thursday night. The orchestra and the dancers were incredible. The Opera house was old, but beautiful. I would highly recommend going anytime when your in Kiev.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Even, as a person, who is not a big fun of ballet, I highly enjoyed going to the National Opera House of Ukraine. The Nutcracker around Christmas time is a must. The performance was really professional, accompanied by timeless music. Must go.

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Knighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Booked online before arrival - seamless transaction - Christmas eve special opera and ballet performance treat for myself and a dressed up daughter - wonderful and so cheap for a box by London standards! Even if you don't like opera and ballet TRY it!

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Brovary, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

There was a really great pastime! Live music by symphony orchestra has fascinated us. We had the opportunity to relax during listening songs from films that received Oscar. Thank for composers talents wich wrote so unbelievable music to films (Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Hans Zimmer) and concert by "Lords of the sound" in Kiev National Opera!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Our tickets were 20uah and the view was perfect. There is a screen to translate the opera into Ukrainian. You do not have to pay for cloakroom and binoculars are 10uah to hire. There is a small variety of snacks/drinks to choose from for the intervals. Was a lovely way to end the evening. Recommended for all ages :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Friends invited us to ballet "Vienna Waltz" by Strauss. Me and my husband admired the performance: music, decorations, atmosphere. If only I could I would have attended all performances.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Buying my ticket only 5 days beforehand I had a seat in the centre of the third balcony which was ideal. I came to see a Ukrainian Opera, Natalka Poltavka, but this time it was performed as an operetta. The music was lovely, the singing and orchestra superb and the dialogue between songs had the Ukrainians in the audience in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nice try ld style opera house, good details in the architecture a good see for building enthusiasts. Ballet performance was good, main performance the best very good orchestra.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We booked online for two ballets - 16 euros for the best seats - and were not disappointed. It is a high quality ballet company, only a notch or two below Mariinsky or Bolshoi with some good principals. Took a third evening for an opera (2 euros in the balcony!) which was also a good production, though not as outstanding... More 

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