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Lilli Paasikivi to head the Bregenz Festival – tenure at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet will end next summer

Director of the Finnish National Opera and mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi has been appointed as the Artistic Director and CEO of the acclaimed Bregenz Festival in Austria. She will start in her new role in Bregenz on 1 October 2024.

Thomas de Mallet Burgess appointed as Artistic Director of the Finnish National Opera

The Board of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet Foundation made a unanimous decision about the appointment in a meeting on Tuesday 11 October 2022. From the many candidates, opera director Thomas de Mallet Burgess was the one who best fulfilled the criteria of the international recruitment process.

Opera director Thomas de Mallet Burgess proposed as Artistic Director of Finnish National Opera

The Board of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet Foundation decided to recommend Mr. de Mallet Burgess in a meeting on Thursday 27 September 2022. “As an Artistic Director, Thomas brings a combination of experience and creativity that would boldly develop the future of opera at the Finnish National Opera”, says General Director Gita Kadambi.
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