Saw Madame Butterfly sung in Italian with Ukrainian text machine. Very beautiful building. Tickets are dirt cheap so take the best seats available. Drinks and snacks served during intermissions.
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We visited the opera house for a modern concert. The orchestras were wonderful and the acoustic was lovely, but the seats on the first floor were so angled, it literally hurt the feet sitting on them. The building itself is lovely with a lavish design...More
My wife booked on line 2 tickets to see Madame Butterfly at the National Opera House and we saw it on our second night in Kiev - Wednesday 8th June. What a beautiful building - we had good seats row 16 numbers 10 and 11...More
So worth a visit and the opera tickets are so cheap. For the opera the top price tickets where Euro 17 per person. Come 15 minutes early to take pictures of the amazing interior. The opera was superb. Yes the toilets need to be modernized...More
Nice Opera house. We went to see Tosca. The orchestra and cast were great. The early stages of performance were disturbed by latecomers and people running from cheaper seats to unoccupied better seats. An occasional phone picture was also taken ( although happily the problem...More
My friends treated me to an evening at the theatre to watch a ballet. I believe tickets prices are very reasonable in Ukraine which makes it a popular pastime. The theatre is pretty with decadent chandeliers and cornices. However, the theatre retains the old fashioned...More
As opera lovers anyway, going to the Kiev opera was a must. But the low ticket prices are also ideal for people who are keen to experience opera, but are perhaps daunted by the high prices of London, New York or Paris. The building itself...More
Bought our tickets online, incredible value at £10 per seat for front row just above the VIP box and with a direct view of the stage. Nice to see that there were a lot of well behaved children there to enjoy the ballet. The opera...More
This is a beautiful building, but needs improvements 1) you can't buy tickets online, we had to ask friends to buy it for us in person 2) toilet facilities are poor 3) staff was rude 4) people around were annoying because the took photos and...More
This building has beautiful style and is reachly decorated. There are some poorly designed technical parts though. Ballett is ok, but far from great. As to the opera, it is good. I do recommend though for a nice evening and good impressions.