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    Tannhäuser

    The best production of year 2014 back on stage in March!

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    Guided Tour

    Pre-performance guided tours in English on Saturdays at 17.30

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    Modigliani - the Cursed Artist

    On 11 February and 3 March

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    Cardillac

    Guest soloists Jyrki Anttila ja Sergiu Saplacan

News

  • Premiere of “Le nozze di Figaro” on 3 February

    03.02.2017 / Ülla Veerg

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    On 3 of February will be the premiere of Mozart’s opera “Le nozze di Figaro”, staged by Marco Gandini from Italy. The first performances will be conducted by Risto Joost and the main roles sung …

  • 110th anniversary of the Estonian National Opera Orchestra and Chorus

    30.01.2017 / Stina Vürmer

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    On 18 February, Estonian National Opera and Chorus celebrate their 110th anniversary with a concert of series “Golden classics”. The programme comprises Beethoven’s Mass in C major, Op. 86 and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 3. The …

  • The number of visitors at the Estonian National Opera exceeded 200,000

    01.01.2017 / Ülla Veerg

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    In 2016, the number of people attending the performances, concerts, and educational programmes at the Estonian National Opera was 205,000, which is almost 15,000 more than the year before. A total of 447 performances and …

  • Welcome to the best jazz club in town!

    22.12.2016 / Ülla Veerg

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    For two nights, the dancers of the Estonian National Ballet, Triinu Leppik-Upkin and Sergei Upkin turn the Chamber Hall of the theatre into a jazz club with the help of a beloved jazz musician Toivo …

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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