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    Guided Tour

    Pre-performance guided tours in English on Saturdays at 17.30

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    L’elisir d’amore

    Next performance
    on 28 January

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    The Prince and the Pauper

    Unbelievable adventures
    on stage in January and February

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    Modigliani - the Cursed Artist

    Back on stage from 19 January


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

    01.01.2017 / Ülla Veerg


    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


    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 …

  • New Year’s Eve ball – glamour of the 1930s

    20.12.2016 / Stina Vürmer


    The traditional New Year’s Eve ball will take place on the 31st of December at 19.30 in the Estonian National Opera. The atmosphere of this year’s ball is wrapped in the glamour and light-heartedness of …

  • Guest soloist Raimonds Bramanis in “Rigoletto”

    15.12.2016 / Stina Vürmer


    Raimonds Bramanis will sing the role of Duke at the Estonian National Opera’s “Rigoletto” on the 18th of December. He has sung at the Estonian National opera before – the role of Alfredo in 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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