Estonian National Opera

A Musical House

The roots of the Estonian National Opera go back to 1865, when the song and drama society “Estonia” was founded. In 1906, the society became the basis for a professional theatre. The ballet troupe began regular work in 1926. Since 1998, the theatre is officially named the Estonian National Opera. Estonian National Ballet that operates under EstNO was founded in 2009. The theatre’s repertoire includes classical and contemporary operas, ballets, operettas and musicals. In addition, different concerts and children’s performances are delivered and compositions of Estonian origin staged.

A flagship project:
Balletiduga: in the first part, children discover ballet history and watch extracts of various ballets, and in the second half are invited to learn a piece with the Estonian National Ballet dancers.

The Team

Education manager

Tuuli Potik

Contact Details

Estonia Avenue 4, 10148 Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia Avenue 4, 10148 Tallinn, Estonia

Artistic Fields

Dance Music Musical theater Opera


Open days and tours Schools Young audiences

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