Saaremaa Opera Festival

Saaremaa Opera Festival

Saarema Opera Festival is one of the most popular festivals in the Baltic countries. The first opera festival in Estonia was born in 1999 in Kuressaare on the Island of Saaremaa. Festival is held at the medieval Episcopal Castle of Kuressaare, the yard and walls of the castle are suitable for building up an opera house up to 2000 spectators.

XII Saaremaa Opera Festival 
23 July – 28 July 2019 

Presenting Moscow Helikon-Opera
Artistic director of the theatre Dmitry Bertman

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  • Locations
    • Sillamäe
    • Rakvere
    • Kullamaa
    • Viljandi
    • Karksi-Nuia
    • Lithuania
    • Other
    • St Petersburg
    • Paide
    • Jõgeva
    • Haapsalu
    • Jõhvi
    • Pärnu
    • Tallinn
    • Kuressaare
    • Tartu
  • Venue
    • EAMT Concert Hall
    • Kuressaare Culture Centre
    • Tartu University Hall
    • The Gate Tower
    • Boiler house of the Estonian Mining Museum
    • Kuusalu Church
    • Mihkli Church
    • Kullamaa Church
    • Church of the Redeemer in Nõmme
    • Toila Mereresto
    • Methodist Church
    • „Opera Royal“at Kuressaare Castle Festival Yard
    • Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Rakvere Theatre
    • Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava, Telliskivi Creative Hub
    • Black Hall of Telliskivi Creative City
    • Rock Café
    • Väike-Maarja Clubhouse
    • Viljandi Traditional Music Centre
    • Tallinn Swedish St. Michael's Church
    • Maarjamäe Castle
    • Tallinn Town Hall
    • Great Guild Hall
    • Vaba Lava
    • Outdoor stage of Haapsalu Kuursaal
    • Alexela Concert Hall
    • Tartu St Paul ́s Church
    • Estonian Mining Museum
    • Kaarli Church
    • Nissi Church
    • Kullamaa Church
    • Käsmu Church
    • Jõgeva Cultural Centre
    • Karksi- Nuia Orthodox Church
    • Karksi Peetri Church
    • Tallinn Dome Church
    • Meresuu Spa
    • Toila Park Café
    • Mäetaguse Manor
    • Toila Harbour
    • Purtse Castle
    • Mio Mare restaurant at the Toila Spa hotel
    • Kohtla-Nõmme Mining Museum
    • Saka Manor
    • Kukruse Polar Manor
    • Noorus Spa Hotel
    • Mihkli Church of Jõhvi
    • Sillamäe Culture Centre
    • Valgevilla courtyard in Toila
    • Kohtla-Järve Culture Centre
    • Narva Museum
    • Saka Community Centre
    • Iisaku Church
    • Russian Theatre in Estonia
    • Haapsalu Cultural Centre
    • Haapsalu Bishop’s Castle
    • Läänemaa Gymnasium
    • Uuemõisa Manor
    • Haapsalu Resort Hall
    • Haapsalu Dome Church
    • Paide Music and Theatre House
    • Tartu Raadi airplane hangar
    • Kullamaa Culture House
    • Viljandi Song Square
    • Karksi County Leisure Centre
    • Kanuti Gildi SAAL
    • Lithuanian National Philharmonic Hall
    • Kaunas State Philharmonic Hall
    • Klaipeda Concert Hall
    • Kuressaare castle
    • Assembly Hall of Estonian Academy of Sciences
    • House of the Blackheads
    • KUMU auditoorium
    • Kumu Auditorium
    • Kullamaa Cultural house
    • Endla Teatri Jazzklubi
    • Endla Theatre Jazzclub
    • Tallinn Creative Hub
    • Karula Maarja Church
    • Tartu St. Paul’s church
    • Tallinn St. John’s church
    • Kadriorg Palace
    • Nordea Concert Hall
    • Tubin Hall of the Heino Eller Tartu Music School
    • Methodist Church
    • St. John’s Church, Tallinn
    • Valga Culture and Hobby Centre
    • Võru Culture Centre “Kannel”
    • St. John’s Church, Tartu
    • Narva Castle
    • Niguliste Church
    • Studio 1 of Eesti Raadio
    • The guesthouse of Gustav Ernesaks
    • Estonia Concert Hall
    • Vanemuise Concert Hall
    • Pärnu Concert Hall
    • Concert Hall "Jaani Kirik"
    • Jõhvi Concert Hall
  • Events found: 10
    All future events: 83
    T 23. 07

    Piotr Tchaikovsky. „The Queen of Spades“

    • Tuesday, 23.07
    • 20:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    The penniless Gherman has fallen in love with Liza, even though she is engaged to his friend Yeletsky. Gherman learns...

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    W 24. 07

    „Mr. Georg Ots“. The world premiere

    • Wednesday, 24.07
    • 20:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Concert-performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    On March 21st 2020, on hundred years of the birth of Georg Ots - the beloved and versatile Estonian opera baritone,...

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    W 24. 07

    Kurt Weill. „Seven deadly Sins“

    • Wednesday, 24.07
    • 23:00
    • Kuressaare , „Opera Royal“at Kuressaare Castle Festival Yard
    • Performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    Ballet with songs on the texts by Bertolt Brecht The story of "The Seven Deadly Sins" portrays the odyssey of Anna,...

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    T 25. 07

    Giuseppe Verdi. „Nabucco“

    • Thursday, 25.07
    • 20:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    "Nabucco" was the third opera by Giuseppe Verdi and his first masterpiece. The plot of "Nabucco" is borrowed from the...

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    T 25. 07

    Opera Royal

    • Thursday, 25.07
    • 23:00
    • Kuressaare , „Opera Royal“at Kuressaare Castle Festival Yard
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

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    F 26. 07

    Francis Poulenc. „Dialogues of the Carmelites“

    • Friday, 26.07
    • 20:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    During the Great French Revolution, the command to liquidate the monastery and disperse its inhabitants concludes with...

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    F 26. 07

    Opera Royal

    • Friday, 26.07
    • 23:00
    • Kuressaare , „Opera Royal“at Kuressaare Castle Festival Yard
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

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    S 27. 07

    „The Fairy Tale of Opera“

    • Saturday, 27.07
    • 15:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • Performance of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    „The Fairy Tale of Opera“is easy-to-understand and engaging concert performance for the whole family. Who would...

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    S 27. 07

    Opera Gala

    • Saturday, 27.07
    • 20:00
    • Kuressaare , Kuressaare Castle Opera House
    • The soloists, opera choir and symphony orchestra of Moscow Helikon-Opera
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

    Dedicated to Eri Klas

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    S 27. 07

    Opera Royal

    • Saturday, 27.07
    • 23:00
    • Kuressaare , „Opera Royal“at Kuressaare Castle Festival Yard
    • SA Eesti Kontsert
    • More information

    Introduction

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