Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company remains the main co-operation partner of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. The co-operation that started in 1984 will continue until the end of 2018 as part of a new contract.
Tuesday 4 October 2016 is the third annual World Ballet Day, during which the world’s leading ballet companies will be streaming a total of 20 hours of live webcast from behind the scenes.
The year 2017 marks the centenary of Finland’s independence. The Finnish National Opera and Ballet will be celebrating the year with a new ballet extravaganza, which is also the farewell production of Kenneth Greve, whose appointment as Artistic Director of the FNB expires in 2018.
Salonen will assume a diverse and comprehensive role as a conductor, composer, artistic advisor and ambassador.