Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is the oldest opera house in Ukraine!

  • Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater is one of the five most beautiful theaters in the world.

 

  • Forbes has included the Odessa Opera in the list of the most significant monuments of Eastern Europe.

 

  • The theater was built over three years (from 1884 to 1887) on the site of the First City Theater, which burned down in 1873. The project cost one and a half million gold rubles, the theater building was equipped with the latest technology.

 

  • This is the first opera house built in Ukraine.

 

  • Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater plays a significant role in the cultural life of Europe. It is here, for the first time in Ukraine, sounded such famous and popular operas as “The Barber of Seville” by G. Rossini, “Lucia di Lammermoor”, “Love Drink” by G. Donizetti , “Longing” by G. Puccini.

 

  • The theater’s repertoire includes more than 80 opera, ballet, children’s performances and concert programs. Odessa Opera House is one of the few theaters where organ music concerts take place.

Recommended

03
December
11:00
for young viewer
A young musician’s journey
03
December
16:00
Ballet
Don Quixote
Ludwig Minkus
Ballet in 2 acts
Based on an episode from the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes
04
December
11:00
Ballet for young viewer
Little Red Riding Hood (Svetlana Antipova ballet studio)
Music by Adolphe Adam, Ludwig van Beethoven, Giuseppe Verdi, Charles Gounod, Paul Mauriat, Gioacchino Rossini, Johann Strauss
Ballet for children in two acts
Based on the fairy tale by Charles Perrault
Audio recording is used during the show
04
December
16:00
Opera
Carmen
Georges Bizet
Opera in 4 acts
The libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella by Prosper Mérimée
09
December
17:00
Ballet
Mystery of the Vienna Woods
Music by Gustav Mahler and Johann Strauss
Ballet in 2 acts
10
December
11:00
for young viewer
A young musician’s journey
10
December
16:00
Opera
Nabucco
Giuseppe Verdi
Opera in four acts (performed with one intermission)
11
December
16:00
Ballet
Giselle
Adolphe Charles Adam
Ballet in two acts
Libretto by Théophile Gaultier, Jules-Henri Vernois de Saint-Georges, Jean Coralli
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