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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Summer Musical back on stage!
    Only 13 performances in August!

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    Vana Tallinn Gala

    On 25 August in Tartu and 26 August in Tallinn

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    Opening performance of the season
    on 8 September

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    The Colours of Clouds

    Premiere on 22 September
    Stage Director Roman Baskin


  • Summer Night’s Ballet Gala on 6 August

    22.06.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    Summer Night’s International Ballet Gala on 6 August brings dancers from around the world – New Zealand, USA, Europe, Russia – to the stage of Estonian National Opera for one time only. The ballet gala …

  • New Estonian opera “The Colours of Clouds” by Rasmus Puur

    19.06.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    New Estonian Opera “The Colours of Clouds” by young composer Rasmus Puur will world premiere at the Estonian National Opera on 22 September. The idea of the opera is based on Jaan Kruusvall’s play “Pilvede …

  • Estonian National Opera’s new, 2017/2018 season

    05.06.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    Estonian National Opera will start the 2017/2018 season on 8 September with the performance of “Giselle”. Rasmus Puur’s brand new opera “The Colours of Clouds” based on Jaan Kruusvall’s play of the same name will premiere in …

  • On 4-6 June performances by St. Petersburg Chamber Opera

    02.06.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    On 4-6 June, St. Peterburg Chamber Opera will give performances at the Estonian National Opera. The theatre will present “Die Fledermaus”, “The Pearl Fishers” and “Rigoletto”. The conductors will be Maksim Valkov and Aleksandr Goihman. …

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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