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Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Fri 26.1. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Land of Kalevala

Land of Kalevala

Thu 25.1. 19:00 / Main auditorium
La Traviata

La Traviata

Wed 24.1. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Lady of the Camellias

It was just lovely. The choreography and the level of perfection and detail in the music and dance is a pleasure to watch. Bravo from a german visitor.

Dominic Schmidt
Art Breaks for Toddlers

Mini Opera: Cinderella

Mon 29.1. 14:30 / Balcony foyer


Fri 23.2. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Moomin and the Magician's Hat

Moomin and the Magician’s Hat

Tue 23.1. 18:00 / Almi hall
Don Quixote

Don Quixote

Sat 24.3. 14:00 / Main auditorium
Il trovatore

Il trovatore

Fri 23.3. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Pieni Merenneito
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FNO box office

Tue–Fri 12.00–19.00
Sat 12.00–18.00

On Tuesday February 2nd




Phone service

Mon–Fri 09.00–18.00
Sat 12.00–18.00
+358 9 4030 2211

On Mondays, Sundays and holidays, the service desk opens 2 h before the performance. Helsinginkatu 58, entrance on Oopperankuja on the Töölönlahti side.


Service desk
+358 9 4030 2211
open Tue to Fri 12.00–19.00, Sat 12.00–18.00

Groups and season tickets
open Mon to Fri 09.00–16.00
+358 9 4030 2210

+358 600 900 900 (EUR 1.98 per min + local charge)

Madeleine Onne

Madeleine Onne appointed Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet

Madeleine Onne has been appointed as the new Artistic Director of the Finnish National Ballet. The Board of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet made their final decision in a meeting held today, Tuesday October the 10th. The Board invited the personnel groups of the Opera and Ballet to share their views on the appointment, and their statements were unanimously positive. Onne will start her new position in August 2018.

Award-winning Finnish novel Ice is adapted into an opera

In January 2019 the Finnish National Opera will host the world premiere of a new opera from Finland based on Ulla-Lena Lundberg’s bestselling novel Ice. The novel was awarded the Finlandia prize, Finland’s most prestigious literary award, in 2012.
Patrick Fourmillier

A new Principal Guest Conductor at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Conductor Patrick Fournillier will start as the National Opera and Ballet’s Principal Guest Conductor in the coming season.
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