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Sunday 29 April 16:00
Into the Fire (Tulleminek)

Into the Fire (Tulleminek)

  • Music
  • The Harbour Theatre

Märt- Matis Lill’s opera

War tests the fabric of humanity and forces us to admit that the only thing people learn from history is that they don’t learn anything from history. As such, our production deals with... Read more

Musical director & conductor Paul Mägi
Director Taago Tubin (Theatre Ugala)

Cast  Reigo Tamm (NO Estonia), Tamar Nugis, Rasmus Kull, Simo Breede, Jaan Willem Sibul, Märt Jakobson, Pirjo Jonas, Maria Listra, Sigrid Mutso, Annaliisa Pillak, Kadi Jürgens, Karmen Puis, Jaanus Tepomees, Karl Edgar Tammi, Kärt Tammjärv
Vanemuise ooperikoor ja sümfooniaorkester

Sunday 29 April 16:00
International Dance Day 2018

International Dance Day 2018

  • Ballet
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre
  • Visiting production

Ballet in two acts

Robert Balogh
FRIDA

 

Terpsichorean scenes from the life of the surrealist Frida Kahlo

A guest performance by the Ballet of Moravian Theatre – Olomouc

Friday 04 May 18:00
Master class by maestro Paul Mägi

Master class by maestro Paul Mägi

  • Concert
  • Tartu St. John s Church

Cooperation of the Dirigentenforum des Deutschen Musikrates & the Vanemuine Theatre

Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by course participants

Friday 04 May 19:00
The Man Who Knew Snakish (Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu)

The Man Who Knew Snakish (Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu)

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

 

Fantasy based on the book by Andrus Kivirähk

Director, dramatist, scenographer and musical designer Saša Pepeljajev

In roles Marian Heinat, Kärt Tammjärv, Linda Kolde, Reimo Sagor, Veiko Porkanen, Janek Savolainen, Aivar Kallaste, Julia Kaškovskaja, Rita Dolgihh, Marika Aidla, Janika Suurmets 

Saturday 05 May 19:00
Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

  • Music
  • Tallinn, Nordea Concert Hall

Musical

Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Director Samuel Harjanne (Finland)
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos

Cast Koit Toome / Mikk Saar, Marko Matvere / Tamar Nugis, Maria Listra / Elizabeth Paavel, Kaarel Targo / Rasmus Kull, Hedi Maaroos / Kärt Anton, Kaire Vilgats / Helen Hansberg, Hannes Kaljujärv / Lauri Liiv, Ele Millistfer / Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Rasmus Kull / Imre Õunapuu (Rakvere Theatre) et al.

Saturday 05 May 19:00
Young choreographers evening

Young choreographers evening

  • Ballet
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Young artists awaiting their big chance are full of fresh inspiration and resolve – they have the ability to make visible what can’t be put into words. We start from the smallest performance before... Read more

Saturday 05 May 19:00
The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre
  • Premiere

Black comedy by Max Frisch

It’s a story of all everyone who refuses to accept the truth even when it is plain as day, and hides their head in the sand hoping to avoid facing the music.

Director Ain Mäeots
In roles Aivar Tommingas, Piret Laurimaa, Riho Kütsar, Karl Laumets, Ott Sepp

Sunday 06 May 16:00
Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

Les Misérables (Hüljatud)

  • Music
  • Tallinn, Nordea Concert Hall

Musical

Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Director Samuel Harjanne (Finland)
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos

Cast Koit Toome / Mikk Saar, Marko Matvere / Tamar Nugis, Maria Listra / Elizabeth Paavel, Kaarel Targo / Rasmus Kull, Hedi Maaroos / Kärt Anton, Kaire Vilgats / Helen Hansberg, Hannes Kaljujärv / Lauri Liiv, Ele Millistfer / Nele-Liis Vaiksoo, Rasmus Kull / Imre Õunapuu (Rakvere Theatre) et al.

Sunday 06 May 16:00
Kalevipoeg

Kalevipoeg

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

The Estonian national heroic epic by Fr. R. Kreutzwald

The runo song style of Estonian folklore will unfold on the stage of the Vanemuine.

Director Karl Laumets
Scenographer, costume designer, video designer and light designer Kristjan Suits
Composer Robert Jürjendal
In roles Karl Laumets, Anu Lamp (Tallinn City Theatre),  Piret Laurimaa, Marika Barabanštšikova, Piret Krumm, Riho Kütsar, Tanel Jonas, Karol Kuntsel

Tuesday 08 May 12:00
Childhood Band (Lapsepõlvebänd)

Childhood Band (Lapsepõlvebänd)

  • For Children
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Andres Noormets’ musical production for children

Director Andres Noormets