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Outstanding Musical Experience

Visiting the Israeli Opera is a great musical and cultural experience. The performance is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Serg O
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Haifa, Israel
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Carmen's Bizet was excellent, the acoustics a bit less

A revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1981 production recreated the escenography faithfully, with a cast... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
dberis
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Jerusalem, Israel
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28 Jul 2018
“Outstanding Musical Experience”
27 Jul 2018
“Carmen's Bizet was excellent, the acoustics a bit less”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting the Israeli Opera is a great musical and cultural experience. The performance is outstanding, acoustics are great, the building is modern and well organized. Booking a ticket close to the performance is pretty hard (at least for the classics).

Thank Serg O
Reviewed 27 July 2018

A revival of Franco Zeffirelli’s 1981 production recreated the escenography faithfully, with a cast of excellent international and Israeli performers. But both the orchestra and even the performers themselves sounded a bit flat, probably due to too much damping. The building itself is impressive, but...More

Thank dberis
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I strongly recommend taking in a performance of the Israel Opera in Tel Aviv. It's housed in a sleek, modern building with great sight lines and acoustics, and the productions are outstanding: very creative, artistic and imaginative, and the orchestra and singers are very good....More

Thank RobertMB1506
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

It is always a treat to visit the Israeli Opera. The performers, the repertoire, the hall and the music :). Selection of international classical to modern Operas performed by Israelis and by International casts - a must do for culture visits in Tel Aviv.

Thank Markel52
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We really enjoy coming to this location for Opera. The acoustics are very good with comfortable seating and the ability to see the stage from any location. Service is good during the break and the performance was of top quality. I have always enjoyed coming...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Last night we saw a beautiful production of La Boheme by Puccini. It was fantastic. It was conducted by the extremely talented Karin BenYosef. Mimi was the famous Alla Vasilevitsky , Musetta was the fantastic Hila Baggio & Rudolpho was the great Dolgov Alexey. The...More

Thank 11KarenS
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A very strange production about a female vampire who seduces a Holy man. Completely wacky from start to finish.

Thank CloseMyEyes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing opera house with great talented singers! Nice metaphor and great acoustic especially if you sit in the front seats

Thank rinamiari99
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely you should know what are you going to see or listen here. I've been at ballet of Maurice Bejart. Almost any seat is perfect for spectators. Hall is projected very clever. Nice acoustic and comfortable chairs. If you are in Tel Aviv more than...More

Thank Skazal
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The Israeli opera has recently ran Bizet's Pearl Fisher, in a novel and up-to-date production. Excellent location in the center of TLV, Excellent acoustics and marvelous productions! Highly recommended!

Thank Yosef S
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