Lonely Planet review
Copenhagen’s state-of-the-art opera house features two stages: the Main Stage and the smaller Takkeløftet. The repertoire runs the gamut from classic to contemporary opera, as well as the odd curve ball such as a performance by Elvis Costello or something from the Jazz Festival. Productions usually sell out in advance but any unsold tickets are offered at half-price at the Opera House box office one hour before the performance (two hours before if performances start before 7pm or on Sunday). General tickets are available through the opera house’s website. Alternatively, many come just to eat in the panoramic New Nordic restaurant or to explore the building on a guided tour. The tours (in English during summer only) run at 9.30am and 4.30pm on Saturday and Sunday, with extra weekday tours in summer. Book tours in advance, either online or by calling the box office between 10am and 2pm on weekdays.