The interdisciplinary seminar “Opera as Imagination and Realization 3“, organised by the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts and the musicology study area of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, takes place from 20 to 22 October. The seminar aims to bring together dramaturges, composers, directors, conductors, librettists, and singers to discuss the meaning opera and music theatre has for them, and to share their experiences. The goal of the seminar is to help young composers, librettists et al. find their path in music theatre. The first seminar took place in October 2019, the second seminar in April 2021.

The presentations and round table discussions with Uljas Pulkkis (Helsinki), Tze Yeung HoGiovanni Albini (Alessandria/Lugano), Bettina Bartz (Berlin), Linda Gabrielsen (Oslo), Matthias Hermann (Stuttgart), Liis Kolle (Frankfurt) et al. are held in English.

The seminar takes place in room A207:

20 October 14:00–18:00 and 19:00–21:00
21 October 11:00–17:00 and 18:00–19:00
22 October 11:00–15:00

Please find the programme here.

The seminar includes two opera performances:

20 October 19:00 Tze Yeung Ho, premiere of the chamber opera “Minn(i)e”

21 October 18:00 Giovanni Albini, opera for bass and piano “1982” 


The event is supported by the ASTRA project of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre EMTASTRA, 2014-2020.4.01.16-0043 (European Union, European Regional Development Fund).