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    Guest soloists C. Süss, S. Saplacan
    For the last time!

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    Ballet evening: Time. Werewolf

    Only on March 2 and 25

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    L’elisir d’amore

    Guest soloist Cataldo Caputo
    on February 3 and 16

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    Festival “Estonian Theatre at the Estonian National Opera”

    On 10-22 February 2018


  • “Cardillac” suprises with guest soloists

    15.02.2018 / Lisanna Männilaan


    On February 25, Hindemith’s opera “Cardillac” will be on the Estonian National Opera stage for the last time this season. The role of officer will be sung by Carsten Süss and in the role of …

  • “Cyrano de Bergerac” for the last time this season

    05.02.2018 / Liina Viru


    For the last time this season on February 10, the beloved Estonian opera “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Eino Tamberg will be on stage. The leading roles are sung by Rauno Elp, Kadri Kipper, Mehis Tiits, …

  • A festival of Estonian music in the opera house

    02.02.2018 / Liina Viru


    Come and celebrate 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia in its cradle The Republic of Estonia will turn 100 in February 2018 and the theatre’s 112th season is closely connected to the anniversary. “Estonian …

  • Come and celebrate with Estonia!

    29.01.2018 / Liina Viru


    The Republic of Estonia will soon turn 100 and the season 2017/18 is closely tied with this grand anniversary. On February 15, we would like to welcome you to our Estonian Celebration, where a thrilling …

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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