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    The Girl of the Golden West

    Luc Robert and Atlan Karp as guest soloists

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    Modigliani - the Cursed Artist

    Two performances in February and March

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    Romantic masterpiece by Adolphe Adam

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    Guest soloists Aile Asszonyi and Corby Welch


  • Ketlin Oja’s role debut as Alice in „Alice in Wonderland“ by Gianluca Schiavoni

    08.01.2020 / Alisson Kruusmaa


    On Friday, January 10 at 7 pm, demi-soloist Ketlin Oja will debut as Alice in „Alice in Wonderland“ by Gianluca Schiavoni. Ketlin Oja graduated from Tallinn Ballet School with cum laude in 2015, having studied …

  • „Mass in D Major“ by Dvořák at All Souls’ Day Concert

    28.10.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa


    On Saturday, November 2, Estonian National Opera greets All Souls’ Day with an enchanting concert in Tallinn St. John’s Church. The highlight of the concert will be Dvořák’s “Mass in D Major”, Op. 86 performed …

  • Audition Notice

    14.10.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa


    Estonian National Ballet’s new Artistic Director, Linnar Looris, is holding auditions for Corps de Ballet, Soloist, and Principal Dancer ranks for the 20/21 season. Where: Estonian National Ballet, Tallinn, Estonia When: November Deadline for applications: …

  • Eve Mutso as Blanche DuBois in “Streetcar Named Desire”

    04.09.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa


    On September 4 and 15, choreographer and ballet dancer Eve Mutso will perform the lead role in the ballet “Streetcar Named Desire”. The role of Blanche DuBois in the ballet, which premiered at the Scottish …

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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