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The State Theatre of Opera and Ballet Astana Opera

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Beauty rising from the steppe

This is an extraordinary opera house - marbled, inlaid, hand-painted, with two world-class... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Astana, Kazakhstan
Amaizing Shine Astana show

I was lucky to see a world premiere of spectacular show Shine Astana, dedicated to 20 anniversary... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Magi G
Sofia, Bulgaria
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Dinmukhamed Qonayev St, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
+7 717 270 9594
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an extraordinary opera house - marbled, inlaid, hand-painted, with two world-class performance spaces. An amazing resident company, and a highly trained front-of-house staff make going to a show an experience not to miss.

1  Thank Grichanka
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was lucky to see a world premiere of spectacular show Shine Astana, dedicated to 20 anniversary of Astana like capitol of Kazakhstan. Unbelivable! 1500 square meter is stage in Theatre of Opera and ballet, 1300 seats. Looks like Bolshoy theatre and La Scala. British...More

1  Thank Magi G
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Astana Opera is one of the most beautiful places in Astana. outside and inside. everything is white and in marble. i really loved it. been there 2 times for Atilla opera and nutcracker ballet. actors are so talented. 10/10 must see in Astana

2  Thank mikaaa107
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We went to see La Traviata earlier this month and had a lovely evening. The building is so impressive from the inside and the outside and it's hard to believe it's only a few years old. Our seats were in the Belle Epoque area, very...More

1  Thank sand100
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Performed in June 2017. It is a dreamland for every artist to perform. Beautiful aesthetics, excellent acoustics and extremely well equipped. Royal looking seating and amazing facilities for the technical support.

1  Thank Vaddy C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I visited the Opera three- four times and was satisfied with the stage view and quality of sound from the lower floor. If you buy a gallary ticket, then you need to be careful about the seat you choose. From top, some seats do not...More

4  Thank globtravel2017
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic opera house. The greatest in Eurasia. Such a beautiful architectonic building. A big temple of classical music!

1  Thank sciopina
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Every superlative you can think of describes this relatively-new opera house: one of the world's largest; one of the biggest chandeliers; some of the best acoustics; and fortunately some of the most comfortable seating! Plácido Domingo holds an annual opera competition to promote talented young...More

2  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This new operahouse is inspired by classical buildings of the same function, but at the same time everything is fresh, new, comfortable and functional. I attended a closure concert of a musical competition, and the whole experience was wonderfull. The acoustics are good, the view...More

3  Thank nicolasj
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The national opera building in Astana is beautiful. It it richly decorated with a large marble reception hall and a large theater hall. From an exterior perspective, the modern building was designed as a classical temple, complete with columns and tympanum, and the theater hall...More

1  Thank FernIze
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Susan J
24 December 2015|
Response from Lyubov D |
Although this is a late answer, yet just for you know there is a website of this opera house where you can see the schedule of all operas and ballet shows : astanaopera.kz/en/afisha/