December 31, 2018 at the Estonian National Opera
The atmosphere of this year’s ball is wrapped in the stirring music of Imre Kálmán and his life adventures. Visitors of the New Year’s Eve Ball will get an exclusive glimpse of the 2-act concert-performance that will have its premiere in January. The performance is about the life, works and love of Imre Kálmán, pickled with beloved music. The leading roles are sung by the legends of operetta, Hans Miilberg as Imre Kálmán and Helgi Sallo as his wife Vera. Opera Restaurant and cafés are open, come and dance to the big symphony orchestra or at a disco in Club Colombina. A glamorous touch will be added by Estonian Dream Big Band, Kaire Vilgats and Kalle Sepp. Come and enjoy an elegant party at the New Year’s Eve Ball brought to you by the Estonian National Opera!
The ball starts at 19.30, the doors of the Estonian National Opera will open at 18.30.
Welcome-drink is served until 19.30. The visitors of the Estonia Restaurant are expected to enter through the Winter Garden from 18.30.
18.30–01.00 Estonia Restaurant is open for pre-ordered meals in the Winter Garden.
18.30–19.30 Live music in the White Hall, cafés and bars are open.
19.30–20.15 Opening waltz and dancing in the Concert Hall, Estonian National Opera Orchestra.
20.35–21.30 Dancing in the Concert Hall, Estonian National Opera Orchestra.
20.15–21.30 Pre-ordered cold buffet in the Blue Hall (valid only with a ticket for the New Year’s Eve Ball).
20.45–00.30 Disco in Club Colombina.
21.40–22.50 Gala performance in the Theatre Hall. “Tonight Imre Kálmán”.
23.00–23.57 Dancing in the Concert Hall, Estonian Dream Big Band. Soloists Kaire Vilgats and Kalle Sepp.
23.58–00.00 New Year’s Eve greeting by the hosts of the evening.
00.00 HAPPY NEW YEAR in the Concert Hall.
00.01–00.45 Dance in the Concert Hall, Estonian Dream Big Band. Soloists Kaire Vilgats and Kalle Sepp.