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Prague opera houses

The Prague opera houses each have a unique architectural and cultural appeal. The National, Estates and Karlin theatres present a varied programme of opera, ballet and classical concerts all year round - opera & concert listings

National Theatre in Prague
National Theatre in Prague
National Theatre (September-June)
The National Theatre, which dates from 1868-83, is a stunning neo-Renaissance building set by the river.

For Czech people the theatre is an important cultural institution, playing a significant role in the development of the Czech language, music and dramatic arts.

For international audiences, the National Theatre offers a full programme of opera and ballet productions.

The season runs from September to June.

National Theatre tickets: Prague opera tickets.
Estates Theatre (all year)
The Estates Theatre in Prague opened in 1783 and is one of the finest historical theatres in Europe. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart personally conducted the premiere of the opera Don Giovanni here in 1787.

Today, Don Giovanni is staged from mid July to early August, plus occasionally at other times of the year. From September to June, the Estates Theatre stages many of the well-known Mozart operas.

The Estates Theatre is two minutes walk from both the Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square.

Estates Theatre tickets: Prague opera tickets.
Estates Theatre in Prague
Estates Theatre in Prague
 
Karlin Musical Theatre in Prague
Karlin Theatre in Prague
Karlin Theatre (September-June)
Karlin Musical Theatre is is a magnificent Neo-Baroque building which stages many of Prague's premier opera and ballet productions. It opened in 1881 and is the second largest theatre in Prague, with seating for 921 people.

Karlin has benefited from an extensive renovation project. The auditorium has been restored and modernised, with air-conditioning installed.

The season runs from September to June.

Karlin Theatre tickets: Prague opera tickets.
Prague State Opera
The Prague State Opera has closed for renovation. Productions have been transferred to the National Theatre, Karlin Theatre and the Estates Theatre.

The Prague State Opera is scheduled to re-open in September 2018.

The Prague State Opera is located a few minutes walk from the top of Wenceslas Square and 15 minutes from the Old Town Square.
Prague State Opera
Prague State Opera
Opera & Dinner
Prague Opera & Dinner Package
A truly memorable evening in Prague - chauffeur driven:
opera & dinner

A visit to a magnificent Prague opera house can be the highlight of a trip to Prague

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