Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

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Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (LNOBT) (Lithuanian: Lietuvos nacionalinis operos ir baleto teatras) is an opera house and ballet theatre in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was built in 1974.

Productions
Opera

Apart from standard Western and Russian repertory works, the opera also performs national operas:

  • Vytautas Klova's opera Pilėnai (1956), has since 2001 been performed outdoors during the summer at Trakai Castle.
  • Bronius Kutavičius' opera Lokys (2000), after Prosper Mérimée's short story Lokis the bear, was commissioned by the Vilnius Festival
Ballet

The ballet has performed several productions by Russian choreographer Boris Eifman, among them Red Giselle.