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Orchestra

Aili Roose, Director of the Orchestra and Chorus, Assistant to the Artistic Director +372 6831 234, aili@opera.ee
Anne-Mai Runno, Assistant to the Director of the Orchestra and Chorus, +372 5547 065, anne.runno@opera.ee
Aet Tammerik, Piano Tuner
Liisi Laanemets, Music Librarian, +372 6831 228, noodikogu@opera.ee

First Violins

Andrus Haav*, Mari Poll-Novakovic* (parental leave), Maria Goršenina*, Robert Traksmann*, Linda-Anette Verte*, Kristina Kriit*³, Maarja Allik, Gloria Kadarpik, Sigrid Kuulmann Martin, Eeva-Maria Laas, Liliana Tamm-Maaten, Jaan Normak, Henno Soode, Karmen Sookruus, Marika Vihermäe, Alar Villems

Second Violins

Toomas Nestor*, Kersti Tomingas*², Adrian Bravo Lopez*³, Kristina Gill, Anu Laas, Liisi Metsvahi, Karolina Normak (parental leave), Mai Rosenroth-Unt, Kaia Sepalaan, Eivin Toodo

Violas

Arne Pilliroog*, Mari Aasa*², Madis Järvi *³, Angelica Robert, Anneliis Lindre, Kerstin Tomson, Maria Nesterenko, Kaarel Veenre

Cellos

Mart Laas*, Henry-David Varema*, Kristjan Saar*², Marius Järvi, Andreas Lend, Marten Meibaum, Raul Seppel, Paul Gunnar Loorand, Lembi Mets

Basses

Tiit Pärtna*, Andreas Arder*², Kadri Kukk, Imre Eenma, Toivo Unt

Flutes

Pipilota Neostus*, Lisa Kawasaki**, Eneli Hiiemaa, Ann Õun

Oboes

Francesco Ciarmatori*, Giselle Gabriels**, Kristi Volmer, Ingely Laiv-Järvi (parental leave), Olev Ainomäe

Clarinets

Edmunds Altmanis*, Alexandr Avramenko**, Jüri Millistfer, Valeri Leviand, Vittoria Ecclesia

Bassoons

Rene Sepalaan*, Martin Tuuling**, Kristjan Mänd, Marko Jõeleht

Horns

Rait Erikson*, Inno-Mart Kont**, Joel Ots**, Veljo Toodo, Hanno Kedik, Vigo Uusmäe

Trumpets

Priit Aimla*, Mart Kivi**, Taavi Kuntu, Chris Sommer, Märt Metsla

Trombones

Toomas Vana*, Aabi Ausmaa*, Toomas Uustalu**, Guido Kongas, Ivar Kiiv

Tuba

Cornelius Jacobeit

Percussion

Kentaro Yano*, Anto Õnnis**, Csaba Zoltán Marján, Jacob Steuer, Tiit Joamets

Harp

Eda Peäske*, Saale Kivimaker-Rull

* Section Principal
*² 2nd Principal
*³ 3rd Principal
** Associate Principal