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Well worth it for provincial opera

We had a great time going to the opening night of La Boheme. It's a lovely opera house, and the... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Sushimaker4
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Oxford
Loved Aida, terrific venue.

We very much liked the performance of Aida. The sets were especially dramatic yet clean. the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
PogoSenior
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Williston, Vermont
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12 Jun 2017
“Well worth it for provincial opera”
28 Sep 2016
“Loved Aida, terrific venue.”
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had a great time going to the opening night of La Boheme. It's a lovely opera house, and the tickets were reasonable, especially coming from London. The performance was very good, the programmes were free, and generally I recommend visiting.

Thank Sushimaker4
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We very much liked the performance of Aida. The sets were especially dramatic yet clean. the performances were excellent. The venue is well organized with easy parking and many places close by to "pre-game" (as it were) or to have a post event cocktail ....More

Thank PogoSenior
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Opera de Montreal for many years and enjoyed most of their performances. Mostly they tend to do the standard operas but also venture into less traditional areas. Well worth going to a performance if in town.

Thank JudyandDave
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Montreal Opera is absolutely world class, and a fraction of what you would pay in New York. I was a member for years and would still be if I hadn't moved. Treat yourself and have an elegant evening out. * Subtitling for the operas...More

1  Thank ericalilysmith
Reviewed 21 May 2015

We are opera lovers and therefore were pleased to have the chance to attend a performance during our visit. On a windy evening, we were very impressed with the ease of access to the building via the Metro. A free programme (you pay in England)...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 28 January 2015

This opera has not been seen for a long time. The set was very minimal but very effective for the subject which is very deep and dark. The lighting of the stage reminded me of Robert Lepage's efforts for the the Ring Cycle that was...More

2  Thank solo022
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This moderns style opera building lies in the cultural district of Montreal. Although it is large, acoustics are excellent and the comfort of the seats is beyond compare. Opera performed there are rather classical as far as I can tell.

2  Thank WardvV
Reviewed 24 February 2013

I attended a performance of Bharati, a group of Indian Dancers(Bollywood). The music that set the evening were a traditional group of musicians, very good. However it was the dancers and the very beautiful and coloful costumes that made the show. If you ever get...More

3  Thank solo022
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We went to the Opera de Montreal on February 02nd 2013 (our first experience) to see La chauve souris (or Die Fledermaus) from Johann Strauss II. It was a gift I gave to my wife (and to me) so that we could try something new....More

4  Thank jose_carlos_da_silva
Reviewed 2 July 2012

with amuch more modest budget than other companies, continues year after year to present nice productions

3  Thank Llegault
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Quartier des Spectacles
The bar-none entertainment district for music and
arts, Quartier des Spectacles is an interactive
playground that delights the senses. It totals over 30
performance halls, with the vibrant Place des
Festivals at its heart. The outdoor event space
features glowing towers, glass edifices, and
granite-lined bike paths, and hosts annual festivals,
concerts, and comedy nights. The cinema, theatres, and
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