City Guide
National Opera and Ballet

     The National Opera is one of the most representative architectural monuments in Sofia. It is situated in the centre of the city, close to Alexander Nevski Square. The building is in a neo-classic style. It is a preferred place not only for opera and ballet, but also for different congress and festival meetings. The company members are the most famous opera and ballet stars.

     The opera in Bulgaria was established in 1890. It is a cradle of many talents which is the reason many foreign specialists to speak about Bulgarian opera school. Sofia Opera is a first step of many future world-wide opera and ballet artists like: Anna Tomova-Sintova, Gena Dimitrova, Raina Kabaivanska, Alexandrina Milcheva, Nikola Gyuzelev, Nikolay Gyaurov, Kaludi Kaludov, Yasen Valtchanov, Krassimira Koldamova. 
Great interest for the tourists are: Easter Music Festival and Christmas Evenings. 
     Opera: Don Juan – Mozart, Don Carlos – Verdi, Carmen – Bize,  Otelo – Verdi, Rigoleto – Verdi, Figaro`s Bride – Mozart, Turandot – Puchini, Š¢raviata – Verdi, etc. 
     Ballet: Don Quijote – Minkus, Gisel – Adam, Swan lake – Tchaykovski, etc. 
Address: 30, Knyaz Dondukov Blvd. 
Tickets at the box-office