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Estonian National Opera

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Address: Estonia pst 4, Tallinn 10148, Estonia
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Beautiful building, good acoustics

We visited there and enjoyed an opera. The cost benefit ratio is excellent. Public transportation to the Operahouse is good, Opera is close to the old town so you can walk to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 2, 2017
Mato R
Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017

We visited there and enjoyed an opera. The cost benefit ratio is excellent. Public transportation to the Operahouse is good, Opera is close to the old town so you can walk to the opera easily. The place compared to other arenas is not big but has its own style. Acoustics surprised me because to be honest I was expecting much... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Went to see Bajadero in National Opera. Production was fine and the theatre was quite charming. Close to the center.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

I wasn't expecting anything much of the ballet Nutcracker, as the tickets were so cheap. My goodness how wrong I was. Great value of money. Lovely little charming house, full of energy, nice decor (in stage and actual building). Definately will be coming again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We were fortunate enough to be passing by the Estonian National Opera House and saw an advert for the Pähklipureja or Nutcracker. We called in to see if they had tickets for the ballet which they did and booked for that evening. The performance was great an all seats offer a good view of the stage. The facilities for storing... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Enjoyed an evening at this national institution last evening. it is small but charming. Will come again.

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Original New York stage production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins World premiere on September 22, 1964 at the Broadway Imperial Theatre. Excellent presentation and memorable roles. Theatre House is a small but well-beautiful. Good service and tasty coffee break.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Attending theatre is one of my great passions, the Estonian National Theatre did not disappoint! The staff are courteous, timely and efficient in their roles. Most helpful when it comes to clarifying language barriers. A truly lovely night, I look forward to returning when I am next in Estonia.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A small, traditional European opera house. The cast was almost entirely Estonian, not surprising in a country where singing is part of the national identity. Well performed; ironically the weak link in the otherwise local cast was the "imported" lead Italian tenor. Very good orchestra. And we had center orchestra (parquet) tickets for less than $20.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I make a point of going to the opera anywhere I travel. It's fun to see new houses and local audiences. This house is tiny, the seats squeak; and though the audience (almost all locals) was attentive, they did not seem very musically sophisticated. The productions are modest--obviously they do not have hundreds of thousands to spend on each production,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The opera has several programs during our visiting. It is recommend to book in advance as the ticket is sold fast.

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