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

12
August
18:00
Concert Opera
Carmina Burana
Carl Orff
Scenic cantata
13
August
16:00
Ballet
Don Quixote
Ludwig Minkus
Ballet in 3 acts (performed with one intermission)
Libretto by Marius Petipa
Based on an episode from the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes
Choreography by Marius Petipa, Alexander Gorsky and Kasyan Goleyzovsky
14
August
16:00
Opera
Rigoletto
Giuseppe Verdi
19
August
18:00
Ballet
Masquerade
Aram Khachaturian
Ballet in 2 acts.
Libretto by G. Sevoyan, L. Vilvovskaya, M. Dolgopolova, N. Ryzhenko, V. Smirnova-Golovanova based on a drama with the same name by M. Lermontov.
20
August
16:00
Opera
A Zaporozhian Beyond the Danube
S. Gulak-Artemovsky
Comic opera in 3 acts (performed with one intermission)
Libretto by Semyon Gulak-Artemovsky
In the literary edition of Maxim Rylsky
21
August
16:00
Ballet
Fates
Julia Gomelskaya
Modern ballet in two acts
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