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    Cyrano de Bergerac

    In cooperation with the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

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    The Flying Dutchman

    Aleksandr Krasnov, Elisabeth Teige and Kevin Ray as guest soloists

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    La Bayadère

    A story of eternal love! On 27 April and 17 May

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    The Sleeping Beauty

    On 19 and 23 March,
    12 and 23 April


  • International Dance Day Gala on 29 April

    17.04.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    The traditional International Dance Day Gala on 29 April presents Filipa de Castro and Carlos Pinillos from the National Ballet of Portugal, Maria Seletskaya from the Royal Ballet of Flanders and Alexander Volchkov from the …

  • “Giselle” to be on stage again from 7 April

    31.03.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    Ballet by Adolphe Adam “Giselle” will premiere at the Estonian National Opera on April 7. Since its premiere in 1841, “Giselle” has inspired generations of choreographers and has become the epitome of romantic ballet. It …

  • Opera “Cardillac” will be replaced with opera “Le nozze di Figaro” on 22 and 24 March

    17.03.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    Due to the illness of a main soloist, the performance of opera “Cardillac” on 22 and 24 March will be replaced with opera “Le nozze di Figaro”. The tickets will be valid for “Le nozze …

  • Tickets for the 2017/2018 season now available

    01.03.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    Estonian National Opera has started the sales of the tickets for the 2017/2018 season on 1 March. The Republic of Estonia will soon be 100 years old and the theatre’s 112th season is closely connected …

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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