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Total duration 1 h 10 min
7 performances
13.12.2021 – 21.12.2021
With children
Almi Hall
tickets
17-29 €

An enchanting version of the festive classic

Tickets to the charming version of The Nutcracker by the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet at Almi Hall have sold out rapidly every time. The ballet, which premiered in autumn 2018, radiates with festive spirit and the sheer joy of dancing. Buy your tickets before it’s too late!

Suggested age guidance 4+. 

Your safety is important to us

COVID Pass is required of all visitors aged 16 and above to all performances and events. Face masks are mandatory throughout your visit. We kindly ask you to arrive at the performance in good time. At the end of the performance, we may ask the audience to exit the auditorium in stages. This might take additional 5 to 15 minutes. Thank you for your patience!

Read more about our safety recommendations here.

Tickets & Performances

1 h 10 min
7 performances
13.12.2021 – 21.12.2021
With children
Almi Hall
tickets
17-29 €
Mon 13.12.2021
at 18:00
Tue 14.12.2021
at 18:00
Wed 15.12.2021
at 18:00
Sat 18.12.2021
at 14:00
Sat 18.12.2021
at 18:00
Tue 21.12.2021
at 16:00
Tue 21.12.2021
at 19:00
Balettioppilaitos esittää: Pähkinänsärkijä

Ballet School students present their work from the autumn

At the end of the autumn, nearly everyone at the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet will take to the stage, from the youngest primary education pupils to the vocational education students, when the Nutcracker choreographed by Wilfried Jacobs after Petipa-Ivanov will be performed.

Gallery

Creative team

Music (recording)
Pjotr Tšaikovski

Cast

Clara
Senni Sihvonen
Clara
Sini Sihvonen
Clara
Selma Onttonen
Clara
Elisa Kotilainen
Sugar plum fairy
Karin Jacobs
Sugar plum fairy
Sofia Repo
Sugar plum fairy
Anni Martinsén
Sugar plum variation, mouse king
Elsa Young
Sugar plum variation
Pihla Seppänen
Prince
Mark-Krister Haav
Prince, prince variation, drosselmeyer
Kasperi Kolehmainen
Prince, prince variation, drosselmeyer
August Räätäri Nyström
Prince variation, drosselmeyer
Leevi Hapuoja
Mouse king
Rasmus Haavisto
Mouse king
Heini Anttila
Mouse king
Aino Stenroos

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Balettioppilaitos esittää: Pähkinänsärkijä

Challenge was to tailor made a classical ballet for over 180 students – thinking that everybody knows the Nutcracker, so the expectations will be rather high.

– Wilfried Jacobs, choreographer

Complete the experience with refreshments

What can we get you?

Choose your favourite refreshments from this season’s tasty menu. You can easily add refreshments to your shopping basket while selecting tickets in our online store.

The services of the Opera Restaurant are available before performances and during the interval. Order beforehand and avoid the queues.

Please note that we cannot guarantee a specific table for orders made via the online store. We may also seat several parties at the same table. You may be assigned a bar height table for enjoying refreshments standing up.

Stay and enjoy

Your 20% discount for Radisson Blu Hotels

Complete your experience by staying the night at a hotel. As a customer of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet, you can enjoy the hospitality of Helsinki’s Radisson Blu Hotels at a special rate.

This treat-yourself-offer includes accommodation for two in the hotel of your choice in Helsinki, two glasses of sparkling wine upon arrival, and the hotel’s delicious Super Breakfast.

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