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& best category tickets
Take advantage of Vamos Travel’s bespoke travel services and
journey with us to your chosen location. We are here to tailor make the whole holiday around an Opera
& Ballet performance or festival and provide a service which will
totally enrich your holiday experience.
Please contact us, either by
phone or e-mail as we love to speak to our fellow opera enthusiasts.
Yours in music
is now firmly re-established as the capital city of Germany. It
is unusual in having three major opera houses, so even a short
trip can provide a very wide choice of opera repertoire. Baroque
opera, contemporary works, rarities as well as the standard
repertoire can all be heard. When not at one of the opera
houses, there is the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag, the
Potsdamer Platz and what remains of the Wall to be explored
during your Berlin sightseeing tours. Many day excursions can be
booked and we know you'll love the German cuisine & dining
experiences you'll have.
|The Bratislava opera & ballet is held at the
Slovak National Theatre, on Hviezdoslavovo Square and is of
exceptional quality. The Telegraph wrote: ‘Bratislava is the
perfect place for a night at the opera’, and we strongly agree.
Bratislava is a
sight seeing heaven, easily orientated due to its size
perfect for those short breaks away.
Contact the opera holiday specialists either by phone or e-mail
and we’ll create the most amazing tailor made holiday for you.
Slovakia is a wonderful country and will leave a positive &
everlasting memory once visited.
|Opera & ballet in Romania are very popular and
the Bucharest Opera House leads from the front with performances
throughout the year. Opera and ballet performances in Bucharest
can be performed in a variety of fabulous buildings including:
The Bucharest National Philharmonic, the Bucharest Opera House,
Bucharest Operetta House, Bucharest National Drama Theatre, the Nottara Drama Theatre, and the Romanian National Circus House
are all great for
Bucharest, as well as enjoying the arts. Filled with passion
and innovation, it will be a guaranteed pleasure for you. Please
contact the Vamos Travel opera specialists for details on the
forthcoming Bucharest Opera & ballet schedules and direct
flights to Bucharest.
|Music and the arts have flourished in Budapest
as the city has regained both its freedom and its reputation as
a cultural centre. The State Opera House dates from 1884 and was
built as a rival to the opera houses of Paris and Vienna. The
programme for the new season in Budapest contains a rich variety
of works including the standard repertoire and also many
Hungarian works which are not heard very often in the UK. The
State Opera will also be hosting several orchestral concerts
from the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra. Budapest has many
sightseeing and attractions for the visitor and those with a
particular interest in music will have much to see. Being a very
big city you'll love the worlds oldest running sub way system,
food, and many
great things to
do in Budapest.
|Dubrovnik is not renowned for its music and
dance, although performances are of a high standard. What
Dubrovnik is know for, is the Summer Festival that runs for 45
days, hosting: drama, classical concerts, jazz concerts, choirs,
folk performances etc. Throughout Dubrovnik, many exclusive
places open up including the gorgeous Rectors Palace for events
to be held in. The outdoor plays are wonderful to watch,
especially underneath a starry night sky. For more details on
holidays to Croatia or Dubrovnik breaks, romantic
honeymoons trips and
opera tickets – call: 0870 762 4017 or make an on-line enquiry.
|Planning a holiday to Kiev couldn’t be easier,
as VISAs are nolonger required for weekend breaks to Ukraine.
So, now our clients can reach Kiev for even cheaper prices and
experience one of the best opera houses in the world. The Kiev
Opera and Ballet theatre has one of the largest repertories in
the world and within its precincts, one can hear music by
Tchaikovsky, Bizet, Musorgsky, Verdi, Rossin and so many more
world class composers. The common feature that unites them is
the artistic perfection of the best grade. Kiev is a stunningly
beautiful city, offering a plethora of
tourist attractions and
interesting excursions. We highly recommend opera breaks and
ballet holidays in Ukraine.
|If you choose to have a holiday in Poland,
then you can’t possibly miss a night at the Slowacki Theatre, an
absolute historical gem. The Krakow Opera is stronger than ever,
praised by music critics from all over the world. Not only do we
suggest a night to see the ballet, operatic or many concerts,
but why not consider the many
Krakow tours we offer. Most popular are: Wieliczka Salt Mines, which are UNESCO listed. Auschwitz &
Birkenau Tours, offer a deep & emotional insight to the horrors
of WWII. Communism tours & vodka tasting
is also extremely
popular. Contact us for Krakow tours and
tours of Poland – 0870
7624017 – Vamos Travel.
|In this exciting capital, one can experience
wonderful nights at the Opera, ballet and hear astounding
classical concerts. Ljubljana itself is a jewel in the crown of
Europe if not the world. Contact the opera holiday experts, we
love creating memorable weekend breaks for our clients, you’ll
cherish forever. For details of European dance and operatic
performances, please contact one of the Vamos Travel team. It's
also worth noting active
holidays in Slovenia are the best in Europe.
breaks to Ljubljana are increasingly popular. Who says
Skiing & music can't be mixed! Not us.
|Moscow is simply one of the best places to
experience Opera, classical music & Ballet. Moscow boasts the
finest of international venues to experience world class
productions: The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow's Novaya Opera Theatre,
Moskovskaya Operetta Theatre, Moscow Conservatoire, Tchaikovsky
Concert Hall, Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music
Theatre, Helikon Opera Theatre, Novaya Opera Theatre, to name
but a few. Little really needs to be said about Russia’s
reputation for music and dance, as it has marked the standard
for other countries for centuries. Go now and see for
yourselves. Indulge your senses with wondrous
attractions, fantastic chic restaurants and amazing excursions.
Need VISA info?
|Understandably opera is a popular art in the
country which produced such composers as Dvorak, Smetana and
Janacek and also hosted the premiere of Don Giovanni. Fine
performances can be heard at Prague's three opera houses; the
State Opera House, The Estates Theatre which saw the first
performance of Don Giovanni and the Czech national anthem and
the National Theatre and visitors can also enjoy the city’s busy
concert life. Enjoy a short break in Prague, where you can enjoy
a fabulous opera, a wonderful ballet performance and hear
spectacular classical concerts. If interested in
excursions follow the links.
|Iceland is an amazing country to visit, loved
for its; unspoilt nature, contrasting sceneries, beautiful
waterfalls and friendly locals. Not only is its capital
Reykjavik a stunning place to stay & explore, it is a cultural
hot spot, offering many festivals, excursions and annual events.
More so, in the centre of Reykjavik is the ‘Garmia Bió’ which
host the Icelandic opera company. Although, only just over two
decades in age (which is young in opera history), it has a
fabulous repertoire and has gained international acclaim. We
suggest to our clients to find out for themselves. Contact the
opera’s abroad experts, 0870 7624017, for more information on
Europe & Iceland operas and ballet.
|The Latvian National Opera is the cultural
heart of Riga and has produced world class opera & ballet
performances since the 18th century. Each year, new & higher
standards are achieved to the delight of international
audiences, displaying strong roots in tradition, whilst
reflecting innovation and exceptionally creative visions.
Another major reason for Latvia’s importance in the operatic
calendar, is the annual Riga Opera Festival in June.
|Opera as an art form is unequaled in its
manifold facets, in its uniting so many people on and off stage,
in its ability to interpret, the Drama and Comedy of human life.
Sofia has a superb repertoire in regards to music and dance,
throughout the year. There are many prestigious theatres, all
producing high quality shows, but none as fine as the Sofia
Opera House. Please contact the Vamos Travel team for details on
the forthcoming schedules.
|The most respected and admired forms of
entertainment in St. Petersburg are the Ballet and the Opera.
Music and dance mix freely throughout the year and although both
the Ballet and Opera companies do tour, one of the companies
will be performing in St.Petersburg. The most respected theatre
in St.Petersburg is the Mariinsky theatre of Opera and Ballet.
The Mariinsky Theatre (also known as the Kirov) has been the
home of Russian ballet and opera since the 1860s and it was the
venue for the first performances of many great classics of
Russian opera such as A Life For The Tsar, Ruslan And Lyudmila,
Boris Godunov, Khovanschina, The Invisible City Of Kitezh and
The Queen Of Spades. Although the Mariinsky theatre was built as
St.Petersburg’s premier opera house, its reputation rests
largely on the ballet that was added to its repertoire two
decades later. The Mariinsky Company, formerly the famous Kirov
Ballet Company lures ballet lovers to the Mariinsky theatre,
every evening, to witness the finest dance company in the world.
|Opera has been performed in Estonia for 250
years already and is regularly on stage since the beginning of
the 20th century. Estonian National Opera was founded in 1906,
which grew from the drama society patriotically named ‘Estonia’.
The present two-winged Opera-House was completed in 1913, built
from received public donations. Today, the Estonian National
Opera is one of the most respected theatre’s and is unbelievably
great value for money. The performing season begins in late
August and ends in mid-June. The core of the repertoire consists
of classical and contemporary operas, ballets, operettas and
musicals. Best category tickets are nearly half the price you
would normally expect to pay for such a world class opera
theatre. Book now your Tallinn break. We offer Atol protected
flights, private transfers, luxury boutique hotels, restaurant
reservations and any other additional requirements to perfect
your stay in Tallinn. Don’t miss the Estonia Opera & ballet, it
will be the most rewarding city break holiday you’ll ever
|Vienna’s musical life attracted Mozart, Haydn
and Beethoven to live in this city. Let Vienna attract you as
well. See where the great composers lived and worked. Visit
Vienna’s many attractions such as the famous Ferris Wheel, the
Schönbrunn Palace and of course the Volksoper and the Staatsoper.
The famous Vienna Staatsoper marks the emotional heart of the
Vienna and is one of the greatest opera houses in the world and
guarantees the most impressive performances anybody will
experience in Vienna, whilst on a short city break holiday. Not
only will guests witness a first class operatic performance,
they will also enjoy the warm sounds of the Vienna Philharmonic
Orchestra, who are too home at the Staatsoper. Tickets do sell
very quickly, for all the major concert halls in Vienna, whether
opera, ballet or classical concerts, so plan your Austria
weekend break in advance to avoid disappointment. We offer the
full range of opera & ballet ticket types, from best category to
|Opera began in Lithuania around the 17th
century and the first record of a full staged opera was at the
‘Lower Castle’ in 1636. Today, the Lithuanian Opera goes from
strength to strength, winning yearly awards and gaining
international praise & superior recognition. We strongly advise
any music or dance enthusiast, to come to Vilnius and discover
this most spectacular theatre and enjoy a world class
performance. Contact our operas abroad specialists today.
|The operatic life of Warsaw is centred on two
very different theatres, The National Opera at the Teatr Wielki
and the Warsaw Chamber Opera. The National Opera and Ballet
occupies one of Europe’s largest theatres and the Warsaw Chamber
Opera gives its performances in a small converted church. The
Opera Narodowa (National Opera) presents performances of ballet
and opera from September through to June. The programmes include
the standard works of opera and ballet and also Polish operas
such as Strazny Dwor and Halka by Stanslav Moniusko. The Warsaw
Chamber Opera was founded in 1965 and is perhaps best known for
its Mozart Festival which takes place each summer during June
and July. This festival is always appreciated by our opera city
break clients. The festival includes Mozart’s best known operas
as well as rarely heard works such as La Finta Giardiniera and
Betullia Liberata. Our Opera short breaks specialists can
oversee all your holiday requirements. ATOL protected flights,
private transfers, luxury hotels in Warsaw, dinner reservations
and of course opera, ballet and concert tickets.
|Zagreb as a rich musical history, dating back
to the Austro-Hungarian times. Folk music has always been a part
of Croatian culture, but since the 18th century, both Opera &
ballet have been represented strongly. Our clients have enjoyed
a whole range of dazzling performances, including: La Traviata,
Nabucco, Don Giovanni, Madam Butterfly and Tosca. For ballet
enthusiasts, classic such as; Swan Lake, La Bayadere, the
Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty are done to perfection and
international acclaim. Discover for yourselves, this wonderful
country, historical city and classical performances of the
Vamos Travel – the Opera & Ballet holiday experts