How to buy opera tickets in Moscow?

How to buy opera tickets in Moscow?

This is an article from a section FAQ about Moscow operas and ballets. Read in detail about Moscow theatres in the Moscow theatres section.

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Opera tickets at official theatres` websites

To buy an opera ticket in Moscow, you no longer have to wait in a queue at the box office. Official theatre websites offer you a convenient and simple way to pay for your e-ticket online. Of course, if you have a lot of spare time and if you feel like it, you can buy your tickets in person at the box office.

Demand for Bolshoi Theatre opera tickets is very high, so buying such a ticket requires some special knowhow and that’s why we explain how to buy Bolshoi Theatre tickets in a separate section.

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In case you prefer to go to an opera performance in any other Moscow theatre, make sure you visit the What’s On section on this theatre’s official website, select your performance and use the interactive seating plan to check if seats are available.

Mind that in some auditoriums there are seats that do not offer very good views of the stage. This is especially true for the second or third balcony seating area and the dress circle. So, before you book your ticket, try to find the seating charts or photographs of theatre auditoriums on the Internet.

Before you go to the opera, it is a good idea to print out your e-ticket. This will make it easier for you to enter the theatre as your ticket will be scanned at the entrance and scanning it on your smartphone may be inconvenient.

Opera tickets at ticket websites

Opera tickets in Moscow are sold not only on official theatre websites, but also on specialized ticket websites such as or Using a verified online ticketing platform is highly important, as ticket fraud is not uncommon. Mind that a 10% ticketing service charge will be added to your ticket price.

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