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 …
On Saturday, May 16 at 7 PM Estonian National Opera will stream online Léo Delibes’s ballet „Coppélia“. The ballet is based on the story „The Sand-Man“ by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, and tells a tale …
Eve Mutso as Blanche DuBois in “Streetcar Named Desire”
The role of Blanche DuBois in the ballet, which premiered at the Scottish Ballet in 2012, was especially created for Eve Mutso.
“Half a year before the role came to my repertoire, I read the original play and other plays by Tennessee Williams. I read his biography, watched the famous movie and let it all settle in,” says Mutso. She adds: “The storyline and the development of the character is very logical. Also, how DuBois’ personality doesn’t adapt to the society.”
Estonian National Ballet is the second company in the world to have the right to perform this production. It has been in the repertoire for two years, but September 4 and 15 will be the first chance for Estonian audience to see Eve Mutso as Blanche DuBois.
Photo: Veljo Poom