Romanian National Opera, Bucharest
The Romanian National Opera, Bucharest (Romanian: Opera Naţională București) is one of the national opera and ballet companies of Romania. It is situated in a historical building in Bucharest, built in 1953, near the Cotroceni neighbourhood.
Its auditorium has 952 seats, but occasionally concerts are held in the Yellow Foyer with a maximum of 200 seats. The company presented 182 performances in 2009 (up from 146 in 2006). At the beginning of each season, a free show is held in open air to promote opera and the artists, "Promenada Operei".
Their annual season runs September–June.
- History of the company at the official website (in English) Archived 2013-02-26 at the Wayback Machine.
- Information on Promenada Operei (in Romanian)[permanent dead link] retrieved 2 Feb 2013
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