"I see each orchestra as a unique person, like different people. Sometimes there’s immediate chemistry between the conductor and the orchestra. That’s what happened with the orchestra of the FNOB." Read an interesting interview of our Principal Guest Conductor Patrick Fournillier.
"I work for the digital media projects of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. I’m in charge of producing the live streaming, TV and radio broadcasts of the performances, so that anyone can enjoy opera and ballet in their own living room", tells Digital Media and Event Producer Mikko Hannuksela. Read Mikko's interview!
Finally! Verdi’s cherished opera classic, Il trovatore, is back in the repertoire of the Finnish National Opera. It’s been a long wait, as Il trovatore hasn’t been seen on the National Opera stage since 2003. Thanks to its thrilling rhythms and catchy melodies, Il trovatore is one of the world’s most popular operas. It’s an ideal choice for the first-time opera visitor, as its medley of fabulous arias will showcase the best of the genre in one spectacular session.