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Lady of the Camellias; Misa Kuranaga; Jeffrey Cirio © Gene Schiavone

Lady of the Camellias

Fri 25.8. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Anne Sofie von Otter

Höstsonaten – Autumn Sonata

Fri 8.9. 19:00 / Main auditorium


Fri 22.9. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Il barbiere di Siviglia

The opera Il barbiere di Seviglia was magnificent! Enjoyed every moment! Bravo!

Nina Kondylis
Night of the Arts

The Night of the Arts at Opera and Ballet

Thu 24.8. 22:00 / Oopperankuja
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fri 6.10. 19:00 / Main auditorium
The Cunning Little Vixen

The Cunning Little Vixen

Sat 14.10. 14:00 / Main auditorium
Meet the Masters

Meet the Masters – Code to Joy

Thu 28.9. 19:00 / Main auditorium

Helsinki Festival – Peeping Tom: Moeder

Wed 30.8. 19:00 / Almi hall
Pieni Merenneito
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Tue–Fri 12.00–19.00
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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.
rehearsal room

Anna Kelo to direct the new Ring cycle at FNO

The new Finnish productions of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen will be staged at National Opera from 2019 to 2021. Anna Kelo has been selected to direct the epic sequence, which will be conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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