Jaan Willem Sibul

Jaan Willem Sibul

Joined the Vanemuine Theatre 1992

Born
24.03.1956

Jaan Willem Sibul has been a soloist at the Vanemuine since 1992 and taken part in many drama performances, as well as in the ballet performance A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Sibul graduated from the Tallinn Conservatory in 1988 under Teo Maiste.

Roles in the Vanemuine
Official – Varres’s The New Old Nick of Hellsbottom (2022), Soloist – Evening with Lehár (2020), Second member of the board, Leo – W (2019), Prince Yamadori – Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (2019), Prince Ypsheim-Gindelbach – Strauss’s Viennese Blood (2018), Daddy – Aints’ Googlemoogledotcom (2017), Soldier – Lill’s Into the Fire (2017), Adalbert – Pajusaar’s Lotte in the Dream World (2015), An Evening with Kálmán (2015), Lillas Pastia – Bizet’s Carmen (2015), Moritaadimüüja – Tubin’s The Parson of Reigi (2014), Rotny – Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (2013), Ärni – Aints’ Old Barny (2013), Bear Eduard, Moon Rabbit Muhh – Pajusaar’s Cosmonaut Lotte (2012), Santa Clause – Pajusaar’s Lotte’s Christmas Party (2012), Max – Kander’s Cabaret (2012), Vicomte Cascada – Lehár’s The Merry Widow (2011), Northbrook – Disney/Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins (2011), a participant in the opera lessons Help! Opera!? 1st lesson (2009) and Help! Opera!? 2nd lesson (2011), Max Detweiler – Rodgers’ The Sound of Music (2010), Tölpa – Ehala’s Bumpy (2010), Antonio in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (2010), Hans (John Styx) – Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld (2010), Cook – Massenet’s Manon (2009),  Marcos – Kander’s Kiss of the Spider Woman (2009), Bear – Ehala’s Detective Lotte (2008), Mafia Boss Spats – Styne’s Sugar or Some Like it Hot (2008), Sciarrone – Puccini’s Tosca (2007), Hermann – Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann (2007), Count Ceprano – Verdi’s Rigoletto (2007), Lappish Witch – Ehala’s Snow Queen (2006), Imperial Commissioner, Yamadori – Puccini’s Madame Butterfly (2004), Enrico – Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Belcore – Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love, Falstaff – Verdi’s Falstaff, Gianni Scicchi – Puccini’s Gianni Scicchi, Schaunard – Puccini’s La Bohème, Valentin – Gounod’s Faust, Elviro – Händel’s Xerxes, Ben – Menotti’s The Telephone, Silvio – Leoncavallo’s Paggliaci, Ramiro – Ravel’s The Spanish Hour, Henrik – Nielsen’s Masquerade, Father – Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, Bachulus – Lortzing’s The Poacher, Dr Dolittle – Lūsēns’ Dr Dolittle and the Birds Opera, Knight of the Mirrors – Leigh’s Man of La Mancha, Motel and Butcher Lazar Wolf – Bock’s Fiddler on the Roof, Florimond Herve – Kálmán’s The Violets from Montmartre, Louis Philipp – Kálmán’s Bayadere, Danilo – Lehár’s The Merry Widow, Count Hegedüs – Abraham’s Victoria and her Hussar, Pappacoda – Strauss’ A Night in Venice, Dr Falke – Strauss’ The Bat, Uncle Joco, Herbie – Styne’s Gypsy, Saturnin – Anton’s Saturnin’s Game, Bartolo – Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Prince Moritz Dragomir – Kálmán’s Countess Mariza, Asparagus, Growltiger, Bustopher Jones – Webber’s Cats, Father Christmas – Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe et al.

Productions in the Vanemuine
Operetta Section (2020)
Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri, Mozart’s The Impresario (2016)
Sisask’s Carius and Bactus (2015)

Recognition
Annual Award of Estonian Actors Society in 2007

Interviews

Kuula - Jaan Willem Sibul ja Merle Jalakas salongikontsertist "Operetisektsioon"

Kuula - Jaan Willem Sibul lühiooperitest "Mozart ja Salieri" ning "Teatridirektor"

Kuula - Jaan Willem Sibul ooperist "Sööbik ja Pisik" ning haridusprojektist "Appi! Ooper?!"