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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


Wed 27.9. 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
Meet the Masters

Meet the Masters – Code to Joy

Thu 28.9. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Anne Sofie von Otter

Höstsonaten – Autumn Sonata

Tue 26.9. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Taite ry & Avanti!

Taite ry & Avanti!: Neijonnälkä

Fri 29.9. 18:00 / Almi hall
Dance Workshop

So You Think You Can Muuv?

Wed 27.9. 9:00 / External venue
Art Breaks for Toddlers: The Barber of Seville; Sampo Haapaniemi, Saara Kiiveri

Art Breaks for Toddlers: The Barber of Seville

Mon 2.10. 14:30 / Balcony foyer
Pieni Merenneito
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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.
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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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