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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
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fri 6.10. 19:00 / Main auditorium
Night of the Arts

The Night of the Arts at Opera and Ballet

Thu 24.8. 22:00 / Oopperankuja
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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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.
Gita Kadambi

Gita Kadambi appointed as the General Director of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Gita Kadambi has been appointed as the General Director of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. The Board made the final decision in their meeting today, on May the 18th. Kadambi will start in her new role in January 2018.
Land of Kalevala

FNOB to partner with Kalevala Jewelry

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet has signed a partnership agreement with Kalevala Jewelry for the design of a necklace inspired by The Land of Kalevala production to be premiered in November 2017.
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