First time at Les Arts - Les Arts

First time at Les Arts

We wish you have a fantastic experience at Les Arts. Les Arts és per a Tots is an offer designed to propose new experiences that generate unique memories, taking advantage of shows of all kinds in the world of performing arts.

To help you enjoy your first visit to Les Arts to the fullest, here are some of the most frequently asked questions in this context.

Which opera would be ideal for a first time at Les Arts?

Any of the several proposals we have, would be ideal for a first timer. Together with the usual repertoire titles, which are programmed at the opera houses around the world, we also offer less frequent titles and of various styles. But we do not only perform opera. The season is enhanced with dance, concerts, flamenco, other types of music, recitals…

We have a set of proposals, such as Matins a les Arts, that approach you to this cultural building. We invite you to find your favourite space in Les Arts programme.

Is any special dress code required to attend a show at Les Arts?

No specific tag or dress is required. A clothing that is in accordance with the most elementary rules of decorum to avoid bothering other users while feeling uncomfortable oneself, is always the best option. It is also recommended not to attend with shorts or flip flops.

Will I understand what is sung in an opera?

Yes. There is a subtitling service free of charge. In the Main Hall, subtitling can be followed on the screens installed in most of the seats in Valencian, Spanish and English, as well as in the original language. In the rest of the venues, subtitling is only available in one language.

The subtitling is an additional and free service. Any deficiencies or interruptions in its operation are not subject to economic claims.

Can you have dinner on show days?

Les Arts has a cafeteria service in the hall of the venues, from 45 minutes before curtain time and until the end of the last break. During the interval of the show you can enjoy the gastronomic zone for only € 13.50.

In addition, in Les Arts there is the Contrapunto restaurant with cuisine d’auteur, which offers dinners at the end of the performance, previous reservation.

Reservations at: reservas@contrapuntolesarts.es or by telephone: 960046991/675365474

Do I need to read something about the opera before attending the performance?

Surely you can inform yourself through the content we share (trailers, synopsis…) but it is not essential. On the day of the show, you will get a program that includes a summary of the plot, as well as general information about the production.

In addition, on the days of an opera performance, Les Arts offers a lecture about the piece. It begins 45 minutes before the show in the waiting room of the Main Hall and is freely accessible to those attending the show.

From what age can minors access a representation?

The attendance of children under 12 years of age is not recommended for performances that are not expressly intended for children. In all cases, and regardless of their age, minors must attend accompanied by an adult and take a seat, specifying the corresponding access location. If you plan to attend a performance with minors, we suggest that you contact our customer service line 902 202 383 in advance and confirm the suitability of the event for minors.