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    Don Pasquale

    Premiere on September 25
    Stage Director Giorgio Bongiovanni

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Next performance on September 23
    Stage Director Thomas Edur

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    Anna Karenina

    Next performances in September and October!

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    The Count of Luxembourg

    Timeless entertainment with its most apparent charm and spirit


  • There are currently no tours at the Opera House

    09.09.2020 / Marion Leppik


    Due to the rapid increase of the infection rate in Tallinn, the administration of the Estonian National Opera has decided to suspend the public house tours until the end of the season. If you have already …

  • New safety rules

    24.08.2020 / Marion Leppik


    For the health and safety of all of us, please follow these guidelines: * Please arrive early, avoid gathering in crowds and keep distance from other theatre visitors. * Please disinfect your hands when entering …

  • The box office is now open!

    04.08.2020 / Marion Leppik


    The box office of the Estonian National Opera is again open at Estonia Avenue 4. All tickets for the 115th season are now available. The first performance of the season will be the premiere of …

  • This week at the virtual theatre: homage to Verdi and a ballet about the silent movie era

    20.05.2020 / Leenu Nigu


    This week Estonian National Opera offers to the audience a mini-concert dedicated to the music of Giuseppe Verdi and the humorous ballet Rosalinde. On Thursday, May 21 starting from 7 PM our audience will be …

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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