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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart



Opera in two acts

Musical Director and Conductor Mihkel Kütson

Conductor Aivo Välja

Director Indra Roga (Latvia)

Stage Designer Mãrtin Vilkãrsis (Latvia)

Costume Designer Anna Heinrihsone (Latvia)

Light Designer Igor Kapustin

Choreographer Elias Girod (Finland)

Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte, based on the Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais play

„La folle journée, ou Le mariage de Figaro“. The opera’s activities are a direct

continuation to the play “The Barber of Seville” by Beaumarchais and also in relation

to the namesake opera by Rossini. Rosina has become countess Almaviva,

Figaro has entered into the count’s employment and prepares for his marriage

to Rosina’s chamber maid Susanna who is also eyed up by the count…

Giuseppe Verdi


Opera in three acts

Musical Director and Conductor Lauri Sirp

Conductor Mihkel Kütson

Director Taisto Noor

Stage Designer Aime Unt

Choreographer Rufina Noor

This is a story of blind love, betrayal and revenge. The court jester, Rigoletto,

tries vehemently to protect his beloved daughter, Gilda, from the evil world. Unfortunately

he does not notice how his own instruments have become inhuman

in this fight. Blinded by revenge, he unknowingly sacrifices his own daughter.

In with subtitles

In with subtitles

Giacomo Puccini


Opera in two acts

Musical Director and Conductor Mihkel Kütson

Conductor Lauri Sirp

Producer Guntis Gailitis (Latvian National Opera)

Stage Designer Anita Znutina (Latvian National Puppet Theatre)

A sad, beautiful and dramatic love story of a young Japanese woman called

Cho-cho-san (Butterfly) and an American marine called Pinkerton.

In with subtitles

Jacques Offenbach



Fantastic opera in two acts

Musical Director and Conductor Lauri Sirp

Director Dmitri Bertman (Russia, Theatre Helikon)

Stage Designer Igor Nezhnyi (Russia, Theatre Helikon)

Costume Designer Tatjana Tulubjeva (Russia, Theatre Helikon)

Choreographer Polina Zhukova

In a wine cellar in Nuremberg the poet Hoffmann tells about his colourful love

stories with three women that ended in disappointment: an automation called

Olympia which seemed alive to Hoffmann ; a young singer, Antonia, suffering

from tuberculosis, whose father has forbidden her to sing so that it does not

remind him of his late wife; a courtesan called Giulietta who is under the power

of the wicked witch, Dapertutto, and wants to be sheltered by Hoffmann.

In with subtitles

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