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Rinaldo in Estonia

Rinaldo Opera by Georg Friedrich Händel in two acts Libretto by Giacomo Rossi based on Aaron Hill and Torquato Tasso World premiere on February 24, 1711 at Queen’s Theatre Premiere at the Estonian National Opera on September 18, 2014 In … Continue reading

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Gounod’s Faust in Estonia

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

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L’elisir d’amore in Estonia

L’elisir d’amore Opera by Gaetano Donizetti in two acts Libretto by Felice Romani after Eugène Scribe’s text for Daniel-François-Esprit Auber’s “Le Philtre” World premiere on May 12, 1832 (Milano Teatro Cannobiana) Premiere at the Estonian National Opera on May 15, … Continue reading

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Tõnu Kõrvits’ Butterfly in Estonia

Butterfly Opera by Tõnu Kõrvits in two acts Libretto by Maria Lee Liivak and Lauri Kaldoja, based on Andrus Kivirähk’s eponymous novel World premiere on September 13, 2013 at the Estonian National Opera Approx. running time 2 h 5 min … Continue reading

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Carmen in Estonia

Carmen 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, 10 … Continue reading

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La Traviata in Estonia

La traviata An opera by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play by Alexandre Dumas fils La dame aux camélias T, 8 January 2015 / 19:00 S, 18 January 2015 / 17:00 The timeless opera classics … Continue reading

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Paul Hindemith’s “The Long Christmas Dinner” in Estonia

  “The Long Christmas Dinner” Paul Hindemith’s opera in one act based on the play of the same name by Thornton Wilder Libretto by Thornton Wilder, translated by Arne Mikk World premiere on December 17, 1961 at Nationaltheater Mannheim Premiere on … Continue reading

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La bohème in Estonia…

  La bohème Opera by Giacomo Puccini in four acts Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa based on Henri Murger’s novel Scènes de la vie de bohème World premiere February 1, 1896 Teatro Regio (Turin) Premiere at the Estonian … Continue reading

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Tannhäuser in Estonia

Tannhäuser Thursday, November 14 2013, 19:00 Estonian National Opera, Estonian Avenue 4, Tallinn PROGRAM Wagner, Richard Tannhäuser – Romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner, World premiere in Dresden Hoftheater on October 19, 1845, Premiere at the Estonian National … Continue reading

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“Butterfly”, New Opera by Tõnu Kõrvits premiered in Estonia

Butterfly Opera by Tõnu Kõrvits in two acts Libretto by Maria Lee Liivak and Lauri Kaldoja, based on Andrus Kivirähk’s eponymous novel World premiere on September 13, 2013 at the Estonian National Opera Friday, November 1, 2013 / 19:00 Wednesday, … Continue reading

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