“Tannhäuser” – best production of the theatre year in Estonia
On March 27, the international theatre day, Estonian theatre awards of 2014 were handed over in Tallinn City Theatre. Estonian National Opera got prizes in five categories:
PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR : „TANNHÄUSER“
Stage director Daniel Slater, designer Leslie Travers, conductors Vello Pähn, Jüri Alperten, Mihhail Gerts, lighting designer Anton Kulagin, choreographer Kati Kivitar.
MUSIC PRODUCTION: MATI TURI – Tannhäuser in Richard Wagner’s opera „Tannhäuser“.
GEORG OTS AWARD: AIN ANGER – roles in „Faust“, „Tannhäuser“ and „Opera Gala of the Generations“ at the Estonian National Opera etc.
NATALIE MEI AWARD: ENE-LIIS SEMPER – designer of opera “Faust”.
ADMINISTRATIVE CATEGORY: JÜRI KRUUS – restorer of phonographs, compiler of books on theatre, stage manager; has been working at the Estonian National Opera since 1965.