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    L’elisir d’amore

    On April 24 Mehis Tiits in the main role! Guest conductor Arvo Volmer!

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    Aida

    On May 2 Aile Asszonyi, Mikheil Sheshaberidze & Monika-Evelin Liiv!

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    Tosca

    On May 5
    Cavaradossi - Mikheil Sheshaberidze!

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    International Dance Day Gala – Estonian Ballet 100

    MyFitness Dance Awards!

News

  • On 5th of May Cavaradossi role in “Tosca” will be sung by Mikheil Sheshaberidze

    19.04.2018 / Lisanna Männilaan

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    Puccini’s “Tosca”, one of the most popular operas in the world, will be on the Estonian National Opera’s stage on the 5th of May. The highlights of the opera include one of the most famous …

  • Due to sudden illness, Aleksandrs Antonenko will not sing in “Tosca” on 6 April

    05.04.2018 / Ülla Veerg

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    Due to sudden illness, Aleksandrs Antonenko will not sing the role of Cavaradossi in opera “Tosca” on 6 April. Cavaradossi will be the tenor of Latvian National Opera Andris Ludvigs. The part of Tosca will be …

  • 2018/19 season tickets are on sale now

    03.04.2018 / Lisanna Männilaan

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    The 113th season of the Estonian National Opera The season starts on 14 August with the performances of Jerry Bock’s popular musical “Fiddler on the Roof”. The traditional Vana Tallinn Gala will bring the theatre’s soloists, choir, and orchestra …

  • Special evening of short ballets

    23.03.2018 / Lisanna Männilaan

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    On March 25 Tiit Helimets’ “Time” and Marina Kesler’s „Werewolf“, which has won the annual Estonian Theatre Award in 2007, will be on stage of the Estonian National Ballet. Short ballets created to the music …

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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