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Venue

Extra

Period

Saturday 12 May 19:00
Wiener Blut (Viini veri)

Wiener Blut (Viini veri)

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Johann Strauss’s operetta

Timeless and universal, WIENER BLUT, based on the music by Johann Strauss II and restored shortly after his death, is witty, light and sentimental, it gets in your blood and asks to be listened with your heart.

Musical director and conductor Paul Mägi
Conductor Taavi Kull
Director-chorepgrapher, lighting designer Giorgio Madia (Itaalia)
Designer Maarja Meeru

Sunday 13 May 16:00
Faust

Faust

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Tragedy by J.W.Goethe

Director and dramatist Hendrik Toompere (Estonian Drama Theatre)

In roles Linda Kolde, Marian Heinat, Veiko Porkanen, Andres Mähar, Reimo Sagor, Priit Strandberg, Margus Jaanovits, Hannes Kaljujärv, Jüri Lumiste, Jaanus Tepomees

Friday 18 May 19:00
Final concert of the season of the Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra and the Vanemuine Concert Hall 2018

Final concert of the season of the Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra and the Vanemuine Concert Hall 2018

  • Concert
  • Tartu, Vanemuise Concert Hall

Ester Mägi Vesper
Tõnu Kõrvits New piece for the symphony orchestra
Ester Mägi Songs; Betti Alver’ s poetry
Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No 10 in E minor op. 93

 

 

 

Helen Lepalaan (mezzosopran)
Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Paul Mägi

Saturday 19 May 19:00
The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

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

Tuesday 22 May 19:00
Breaking the Waves (Laineid murdes)

Breaking the Waves (Laineid murdes)

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

Drama by Lars von Trier

 

Director Tiit Palu

Thursday 24 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 

Friday 25 May 19:00
The Fire Raisers

The Fire Raisers

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

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

Saturday 02 June 19:00
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre
  • Premiere

Sweeney Todd isn’t a cutesy story about meat pies: it’s a story of a screaming injustice and the revenge that follows. It may seem just and noble, but in the end, vengeance poisons the mind, and the people who... Read more

Music & lyrics Stephen Sondheim
Playwright Patrick Quentin
Translation into Estonian Pirjo Jonas
Director Tanel Jonas
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos
Conductor Taavi Kull
Designer Iir Hermeliin
Choreographer Janek Savolainen
Sunday 03 June 16:00
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Sweeney Todd isn’t a cutesy story about meat pies: it’s a story of a screaming injustice and the revenge that follows. It may seem just and noble, but in the end, vengeance poisons the mind, and the people who... Read more

Director Tanel Jonas
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos
Cast Rasmus Kull or Marko Matvere, Maria Annus, Pirjo Jonas or Maria Listra, Jaanus Tepomees or Kalle Sepp, Sepo Seemann or Lauri Saatpalu, Priit Strandberg or Kaarel Targo, Lauri Liiv or Peeter Veltman, Valter Soosalu, Simo Breede and Oliver Timmusk et al.
Opera choir and ballet troupe

Thursday 07 June 19:00
Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Sweeney Todd isn’t a cutesy story about meat pies: it’s a story of a screaming injustice and the revenge that follows. It may seem just and noble, but in the end, vengeance poisons the mind, and the people who... Read more

Director Tanel Jonas
Musical director and conductor Martin Sildos
Cast Rasmus Kull or Marko Matvere, Maria Annus, Pirjo Jonas or Maria Listra, Jaanus Tepomees or Kalle Sepp, Sepo Seemann or Lauri Saatpalu, Priit Strandberg or Kaarel Targo, Lauri Liiv or Peeter Veltman, Valter Soosalu, Simo Breede and Oliver Timmusk et al.
Opera choir and ballet troupe