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Latvian National Opera

Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67 073 777
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Aspazijas bulvaris 3, Riga 1050, Latvia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a chance to watch Boléro as a ballet in Riga. It was really good. Not only because of part III (which featured Ravel’s “hit”) but also because of the brilliant lighting in part I and a very good scenography in part II. I would...More

Thank Henrik R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to hear someone practicing their arias as we were strolling past in the picturesque gardens. A real treat and totally free! See if you can be as lucky?!

Thank incite_wanderlust
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior of the opera house is very pretty but the interior is absolutely stunning. It is plush, rich and ornate. I saw the production of Peer Gynt which was beautifully orchestrated. The dancers and musicians were world class. And the price for the tickets...More

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a guided tour in English. The Opera House located in Riga is full of history and has may interesting aspects. We visited all areas including the stage, the stalls, the Gods, saw the orchestral pit, the toilets, back of house,...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visited Riga with my 10-year-old daughter. The Swan Lake at the National Opera was the absolute highlight of our stay. Beautiful costumes, amazing dancers - fantastic experience.

Thank Julia V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a performance of Bizet's Carmen in the Latvian National Opera in June 2017 and I should say that it's the most unusual opera production that I saw - but also the most captivating one. You may not like it if you prefer traditional...More

Thank igormk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Latvian National Opera very beautiful place with nice park around. Great place to meet with friends or just relax.

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive building with a beautiful park in front. The floral arrangements in the park were bright, colorful and a great contrast to this large columned structure.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went to see The Marriage of Figaro, and while I'm not much of a judge it seemed to be of a high standard in comparison to other performances of that opera I've seen. Tickets were very good value. We sat in the stalls row 12...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Saw the National Opera on the boat (was having the boat ride along the canal). Went there on foot and it was an elegant building.

Thank Quack H
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Busaba T
17 June 2017|
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Response from JuneinNorway | Reviewed this property |
Riga has an annual opera festival period in mid-June which is definitely worth looking into and purchasing tickets in advance. It is an absolutely lovely and stunning event series. A big must-do, but not necessarily on the... More
Lucie M
15 December 2016|
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Response from irrbe | Property representative |
Yes, there are English surtitles for all opera performances. But due to technical reasons you can't see them from all seats. If you want to see translation don't choose seats in the 2nd and 3d row in side boxes and starting... More
26 April 2016|
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Response from Jan D | Reviewed this property |
Website very easy to use and to buy your tickets. Just type in Latvian national opera house and then in top right corner you can change language to English. Hope you enjoy it, we did!