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Thursday 01 February 19:00
Opera gala 2018

Opera gala 2018

  • Concert
  • Tartu, Vanemuise Concert Hall

A cooperation project of the Vanemuine Theatre & Eesti Kontsert

Seung Eun Lee (soprano, Korea)
Aleksandra Kovalevich (mezzo-soprano, Helikon Opera Theatre Moscow, Russia)
Boldizsár László (tenor, Hungary)
Marco Spotti (bass, Italy)

Vanemuine Symphony Orchestra & opera choir

Conductor Paul Mägi

Friday 02 February 11:00
Aino and the Fairy (Aino ja Haldjas)

Aino and the Fairy (Aino ja Haldjas)

  • For Children
  • Theatre House

Priit Strandberg’s children’s paly

Children’s play about Aino’s biggest wish

Director Priit Strandberg

Friday 02 February 19:00
Good Girls go to Heaven (Head tüdrukud lähevad taevasse)

Good Girls go to Heaven (Head tüdrukud lähevad taevasse)

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

Tragicomedy by Urmas Vadi

Urmas Vadi’s play gives new approach to Raja Teele, Tiina from Werewolf, the Colonel’s Widow and several other well-known archetypical heroines from Estonian... Read more

Director Tiit Palu

Saturday 03 February 12:00
Googelmoogledotcom (Guugelmuugelpunktkomm)

Googelmoogledotcom (Guugelmuugelpunktkomm)

  • For Children
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Children’s opera

Googlemoogledotcom is the story of a girl named Juta who lives in the countryside at her granny’s. Juta is a totally ordinary girl but becomes involved in the most extraordinary... Read more

Musical director & conductor Taavi Kull
Director Marko Matvere
Cast Pirjo Jonas or Kadri-Liis Kukk, Simo Breede or Jaan Willem Sibul, Reigo Tamm (NO Estonia) or Oliver Timmusk, Märt Jakobson or Raiko Raalik, Karmen Puis or Arete Teemets, Merle Jalakas or Sigrid Mutso & the Vanemuine opera choir

Saturday 03 February 12:00
Naksitrallid

Naksitrallid

  • For Children
  • The Harbour Theatre

Dance performance for children

The Naksitrallid are three funny characters who tell us about friendship, bravery and resourcefulness. Together, they embark on adventures and save the world. They’re sincere and... Read more

Director, librettist & designer Katrin Pärn
Director, choreographer, designer & video designer Janek Savolainen

Starring Vanemuine ballet artists

Saturday 03 February 19:00
Medeia

Medeia

  • Drama
  • The Harbour Theatre

A tragedy by Euripides

Director, author of the text and musical designer Tiit Palu
Scenographer and costume designer Eugen Tamberg
In roles Maria Annus, Külliki Saldre, Merle Jääger, Kärt Tammjärv

Saturday 03 February 19:00
Faust

Faust

  • Drama
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre
  • Premiere

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

Sunday 04 February 16:00
Carmen

Carmen

  • Music
  • The Grand Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Georges Bizet’s opera

Completed in 1875, this opera is based on Prosper Mérimée’s story of the same name.
In French with English and Estonian surtitles

Carmen - Aleksandra Kovalevitš; don José - Boldizsár László; Escamillo - Janis Apenis; Micaëla - Diana Higbee
Sunday 04 February 16:00
Hedda Gabler

Hedda Gabler

  • Drama
  • The Small Building of Vanemuine Theatre

Drama by Henrik Ibsen

The world-famous play by the Norwegian playwright premiered in Munich in 1891 and was one of the classic works of realism of the late 19th century. Hedda Gabler is also one of the best-known female roles in world literature.

Director Mehis Pihla

Monday 05 February 19:00
The Variation (Suluseis)

The Variation (Suluseis)

  • Drama
  • Theatre NO99

Drama by Kristian Hallberg

 

Director Andres Noormets