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    Tosca

    On May 27 and June 1
    Cavaradossi sung by Carlo Barricelli

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    Rigoletto

    In the role of Duke Michael Wade Lee (USA)

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    Modigliani - the Cursed Artist

    Back on stage!

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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Legendary musical with popular melodies back on stage!

News

  • Burning dances in the attic

    15.05.2016 / Rahvusooper Estonia

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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 …

  • New “Swan Lake” by the Estonian National Ballet

    14.04.2016 / Rahvusooper Estonia

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    The 15 of April will see the premiere of ballet “Swan Lake”, brought on stage by Thomas Edur. The designer is Thomas Mika and the first performance will be conducted by Vello Pähn. As one …

  • Moscow’s Helikon-Opera is coming to Tallinn

    07.04.2016 / Stina Vürmer

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    Estonian National Opera will continue exchanging stages with its neighbouring countries. This autumn Helikon-Opera from Moscow will give an Opera Gala on October 14 and on October 13 and 15 Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Tsar’s Bride” staged …

  • Opera soloists Heli Veskus and Jassi Zahharov got the SEB audience awards

    31.03.2016 / Rahvusooper Estonia

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    On 31 March, SEB Bank, the gold sponsor of the Estonian National Opera, gave audience awards to soprano Heli Veskus and baritone Jassi Zahharov. The traditional yearly theatre awards were given for the sixth time …

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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