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    Le nozze di Figaro

    Next performances on October 10 and 18!

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    Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs

    Next performances on October 17 and 20

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Next performances on October 13 and 26

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    The Bird Seller

    Next performances on October 12 and November 8

News

  • Audition Notice

    14.10.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa

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    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

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    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 …

  • The traditional Vana Tallinn Gala is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

    19.08.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa

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    August 23, 2019 at the Vanemuine Concert House August 24, 2019 at the Estonian National Opera Vana Tallinn Gala, now in its seventh year, is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Academy of …

  • The 114th season of the Estonian National Opera

    01.08.2019 / Alisson Kruusmaa

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    The season starts on 14 August with the performances of Leonard Bernstein’s popular musical “West Side Story”. Again it is possible to enjoy the performances both in Estonian and English in the rendition of the …

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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