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Company Wayne McGregor & Jlin – Sinjin Hawke & Zora Jones

Flow X Opera

7.8.2019 – 8.8.2019

Flow Festival’s art program expanding to FNO

Contemporary dance, electronic music and audiovisual art take over the Finnish National Opera’s Almi Hall the Wednesday and Thursday preceding Flow Festival the 7th and 8th of August.

FLow X Opera
Jorma Elo – Joseph Haydn, G. F. Händel, Gottfried Stölzel

Alice in Wonderland

23.8.2019 – 28.5.2020

Fall into a fairy-tale world

With brilliantly beautiful classical ballet, mesmerizing music, and sets and costumes fit for a fairy tale, Alice in Wonderland is a ballet sure to charm visitors of all ages.

Alice in Wonderland
Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Die tote Stadt

5.10.2019 – 18.10.2019

When words are not enough, you need opera

Thanks to the breathtaking sets, this production directed by Kasper Holten is also one of the most visually striking performances of all time at the Finnish National Opera. Tickets sold out for the first round of performances, but this season provides five new opportunities to experience Die tote Stadt and its world-class cast.

Die tote Stadt
Giuseppe Verdi: Aida; Mika Pohjonen; Veronika Dzhioeva



‘Memories of the Future’ immersive art competition winner is Echo

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet’s international open call for concepts for an immersive, interactive art piece has now officially concluded. Out of 195 applications, 8 teams were shortlisted to take part in the Finals at the First Session Conference (30th to 31st May) in Helsinki, Finland. The winning team’s working title for the art piece is Echo, and it will be premiered by 2020.
Lintu Hannu 2, photo Veikko Kähkönen

Hannu Lintu appointed as Chief Conductor of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Hannu Lintu has been appointed Chief Conductor of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. Lintu will start in his new role in January 2022.

Lilli Paasikivi’s term as Artistic Director extended up to 2023

The Board of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet has decided to extend Lilli Paasikivi’s term as the Artistic Director of the National Opera by three years up to 31st July 2023.
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