Tag Archives: Estonian National Opera

Carmen at the Estonian National Opera

Georges Bizet’s opera to Henri Meilhac’s and Ludovic Halévy’s libretto, based on the eponymous novelette by Prosper Mérimée World premiere: March 3rd, 1875 at Parise Opéra Comique Premiere on May 26th, 2011 in the Estonian National Opera S, 3 December … Continue reading

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The Tsar’s Bride at the Estonian National Opera

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera in four acts Libretto by Ilya Tyumenev based on the drama of the same name by Lev Mey T, 13 October 2016 / 19:00             S, 15 October 2016 / 19:00 World premiere on November 2, 1899 at … Continue reading

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RIGOLETTO at the Estonian National Opera

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi Premiere: 9 November 2007 T, 28 April 2016 / 19:00 S, 7 May 2016 / 19:00 W, 25 May 2016 / 19:00 Verdi’s opera is based on Victor Hugo’s play Le roi s’amuse. The opera retells … Continue reading

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Charles Gounod’s FAUST at the Estonian National Opera

Opera by Charles Gounod Premiere on September 20, 2012 Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré after Carré’s play “Faust and Marguerite” and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s tragedy “Faust” World premiere on March 19, 1859 (Théātre Lyrique) Opera in two … Continue reading

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Tannhäuser at the Estonian National Opera

Grosse romantische Oper in three acts by Richard Wagner World premiere in Dresden Hoftheater on October 19, 1845 Premiere at the Estonian National Opera on March 14, 2013 “Tannhäuser” is the best production of year 2014 in Estonia. The award … Continue reading

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Paul Hindemith’s Cardillac at the Estonian National Opera

Opera by Paul Hindemith Libretto by Ferdinand Lion based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s short story “Das Fräulein von Scuderi” World premiere on November 9, 1926 at Dresden Semperoper Premiere at the Estonian National Opera on May 14, 2015 Sung … Continue reading

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Estonian National Opera set an audience record in 2015 with 185,000 guests

04.01.2016 / Rahvusooper Estonia In 2015, the number of people attending the performances and concerts at the Estonian National Opera was 185,000, which is almost 35,000 more than the year before. A total of 356 performances and concerts were given … Continue reading

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