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    The Flying Dutchman

    Premiere on 22 September
    Stage Director Pamela Recinella

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    The Goblin

    Opening performance of the 2016/2017 season on 9 September

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    Die Zirkusprinzessin

    Back on stage
    on 14, 17 and 30 September

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    Guided Tour

    Pre-performance guided tours in English on Saturdays at 17.30

News

  • “The Flying Dutchman” by Italian director Pamela Recinella

    30.08.2016 / Ülla Veerg

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    22 September will see the premiare of romantic opera by Richard Wagner “The Flying Dutchman”, directed by Italian stage director Pamela Recinella. The designer is Yannis Thavoris from UK, the premiere will be conducted by …

  • 2016/2017 season about to start

    11.08.2016 / Stina Vürmer

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    Estonian National Opera’s 111th season is like a gourmet menu with a rich selection. The season starts with summer performances on August 13 with the famous musical “Fiddler on the Roof” by Jerry Bock. Its …

  • Opera house is on summer holidays!

    28.06.2016 / Stina Vürmer

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    Estonian National Opera is on summer holidays until August 12. The opera box office is closed from June 22 until July 17. You are welcome to book Your tickets by phone from Monday to Friday …

  • Burning dances in the attic

    15.05.2016 / Ülla Veerg

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    This summer, Estonian National Ballet gives its dancers an opportunity to discover a choreographer behind the dancer-profile. On June 8 and/or 10 Eve Andre-Tuga, Yevgeni Grib, Chiara Annunziato, Mary Puart, Zachary Rogers, Bruno Micchiardi, Daniel …

Opera House

The Jugend-classicistic theatre building designed by Finnish architects Armas Lindgren and Wivi Lönn was the largest building in the early 20th century Tallinn. One side of the two-wing building was intended for a theatre and the other for a concert hall. This is so also today. Between the magnificent flanks was a lower part which housed a restaurant (the White Hall) and a cloistered inner court which gave colour to the building. The theatre and concert building was inaugurated on 24 August 1913. Sculptor August Weizenberg donated to the new theatre two of his most stunning marble sculptures, “Koit” (Dawn) and “Hämarik” (Dusk) which decorated the Red Hall of the theatre.

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