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Spring season is here

Here we are again, on the verge of spring. We have practiced our moves, rehearsed our tunes and planned our repertoire to make everyone fall head over heels for opera and ballet. It’s time to follow your heart.

See what’s in our spring repertoire and buy your tickets online.

news 23.2.–17.3.2018


A compelling story of love, betrayal and salvation. Giselle is a ballet for romantics.

Il trovatore
news 23.3.–24.4.2018

Il trovatore

A tragedy full of dramatic twists and turns and strong characters. Il trovatore was the world’s most popular opera on its day, thanks to its catchy tunes and infectious rhythms. In this production the director and set designer Joan Anton Rechi has made artist Francisco de Goya a part of the piece.
Don Quixote
CLASSICS 24.3.–17.4.2018

Don Quixote

The ever-popular ballet Don Quixote will whisk you straight into the scorching heat of the Spanish sun and surround you with temperamental characters. The stunning staging, the virtuoso numbers and the funny plot twists captivate audiences time and time again. No wonder Don Quixote is always sold out!

Cosi fan Tutte
KLASSIKOT 14.–30.4.2018

Così fan tutte

Are all women deceivers? Waltteri Torikka and other young dazzling young opera stars on stage.

Cosi fan Tutte

This cheerful, inventive and compellingly melodic opera is a good choice for first-time operagoers.

Les Nuits – The Nights
NEWS 4.–18.5.2018

Les Nuits – The Nights

A sensual dance production of Arabian Nights. Combining the languages of classical ballet and modern dance, Les Nuits is a fairy tale for adults comprised of distinct scenes.

Parsifal_Finnish National Opera
CLASSICS 16.–24.5.2018


Parsifal is more than an opera. It is a journey into another reality, a plunge deep into the world of myths.

Measha Brueggergosman
main auditorium 30.5.2018

The Many Sides of Measha

A voice like nothing ever heard at the Finnish National Opera. Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman is a uniquely multi-talented singer equally at home with opera, gospel and jazz.

Art Breaks for Children
KIDS AND TEENS 29.1.–15.5.2018

Mini Opera: Cinderella

Cinderella’s sisters go to a ball where they hope to court the favour of the Prince, leaving Cinderella at home to clean the house. Her stepmother has hopes of bringing the Prince home for an after-party. The familiar story of Cinderella and her ugly sisters is presented in a hilariously updated 30-minute short opera that is suitable for everyone!