Performances of pas de deux, variations and ensemble scenes from famous ballets – Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, La Sylphide, Raymonda, Giselle and Don Quixote. In addition, scenes from the very best of the Vanemuine’s repertoire: the ballets Onegin, The Nutcracker, Romeo and Juliet and Casanova.
The gala features Vanemuine ballet artists and guest soloists
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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
Short-form dance performances
This production comes out of a passion and love for dance!
STEP INTO THE LIGHT
Music and rhythm that come from inside you!
Director-choreographer Russell Adamson
Cast Alex Drew/Alain Divoux, Maria Engel/Tarasina Masi, Brandon Alexander/Alexander Drew/Silas Stubbs, Gus Upchurch et al.
STEP INTO THE LIGHT
Director-choreographer Matthew Jordan
Dancers Georgia Toni Giboin, Raminta Rudžionyte, Lawrence Massie, Laura Quin, Benjamin Kyprianos, Gus Upchurch, Gerardo Avelar, Matthew Jordan
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
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
Children’s musical by Urmas Sisask
Based on Thorbjørn Egneri book “Karius and Bactus”
Director Jaan Willem Sibul
Musical director and conductor Taavi Kull
Musical by Benny Andersson & Björn Ulvaeus
A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads.
A jukebox musical, based on the songs of ABBA
Director Ain Mäeots
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
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
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.