New Year’s Eve Ball – Anniversary Ball

December 31, 2017 at the Estonian National Opera

This year the New Year’s Eve Ball is dedicated to the commencing anniversary year, during which we invite you to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Estonian Republic and Estonian ballet, as well as the 25th anniversary of the New Year’s Eve Ball itself! Inspired by the festive atmosphere, we present you with the best melodies by both Estonian and international composers, such as Eino Tamberg, Eugen Kapp, Sigmund Romberg, Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Imre Kálmán, etc performed by the Estonian National Opera soloists, chorus and orchestra as well as the Estonian National Ballet. There is live music by Urmas Lattikas (piano) in the White Hall, by Tanel Sakrits (mandolin) and Peeter Priks (guitar) in the Blue Hall. Estonia Concert Hall features Estonian Dream Big Band, Kaire Vilgats and Kalle Sepp. For one night, Café Colombina will turn into a disco club where you can dance past midnight.

PROGRAMME

The ball starts at 19.00, the doors of the Estonian National Opera will open at 17.45.
Welcome-drink is served until 19.30.

18.00-19.15 Cold and warm snack buffet I laying for bookers in the winter garden.

19.00–19.30    Live music in the White Hall by Urmas Lattikas (piano).

19.30–20.10    Opening waltz and dance in the Concert Hall, Estonian National Opera Orchestra.

20.10–20.30    Intermission. Immortalise the wonderful moment by commissioning a beautiful portrait or a photo! Artist Eero Alev will draw your portrait in the foyer of Estonia Concert Hall and the photographer Peeter Hütt is available. Live music in the White Hall by Urmas Lattikas (piano) and in the Blue Hall by Duo Priks and Sakrits.

20.15–20.35    “Place: Estonian National Opera. Time: 100 Years Ago” in the Theatre Hall. The staging of the Organising Committee of Estonia 100, director Margus Kasterpalu.

20.30–21.20    Dance in the Concert Hall, Estonian National Opera Orchestra.

20.35–21.30    Pre-ordered cold and warm buffet second serving in the Winter Garden.

20.45–00.30    Disco in Club Colombina.

21.20–21.40    Intermission. Immortalise the wonderful moment by commissioning a beautiful portrait or a photo! Artist Eero Alev will draw your portrait in the foyer of Estonia Concert Hall and the photographer Peeter Hütt is available. Live music in the White Hall by Urmas Lattikas (piano) and in the Blue Hall by Duo Priks and Sakrits.

21.40–22.55 Gala in the Theatre Hall.

23.00–23.57 Dance in the Concert Hall, Estonian Dream Big Band. Soloists Kaire Vilgats and Kalle Sepp.

23.57–00.00 Greetings dedicated to Estonia 100 in the Concert Hall

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.

Bars and cafés are open.

Staging team

Conductors: Lauri Sirp, Kaspar Mänd Soloists: Kadri Kipper (soprano), Juuli Lill (mezzosoprano), Reigo Tamm (tenor), Mehis Tiits (tenor), Rauno Elp (baritone), Marjana Fazullina (ballet dancer), Marita Weinrank (ballet dancer) Estonian National Opera Chorus, Orchestra and the Estonian National Ballet Hosts of the evening are Juuli Lill and Rauno Elp.
  • Price 45-76 EUR. Includes performance in the theatre hall and the dance ticket. Dance ticket without performance 25 EUR.
  • The theatre offers cold and warm snacks in the Winter Garden. Price of the snacks 45 EUR until 31 October, 55 EUR from 1 November. MENU
  • Reservations +372 683 1210, estonia@opera.ee.
  • Bars and cafés are open. Intermission orders are not available.
  • Dress code: dark suit.

Dates

  • S, 31 December 2017 / 19:30

    L price. 45-76 €

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