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Total duration 1 h 40 min
no intermission
10 performances
6.5.2023 – 25.5.2023
On the road
External venue

Magical moments on the road

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet comes to town! In May, the Opera House crew will embark on its most sensational arena tour ever. The repertoire, which will be performed on the largest arenas of different cities around Finland, will feature the highlights of world class opera and ballet from the most popular arias to dazzling dance duets and magnificent choral scenes. Iconic extracts will be seen from operas such as Carmen and Turandot as well as the ballets Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty. The music on the tour will be performed by the Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera. This fast-paced, entertaining and impressive spectacle is the perfect introduction to opera and ballet for first-timers and families alike.

Suggested age guidance 7+. 

The tour will visit the following destinations

Sat 6 May Oulu, Ouluhalli
Wed 10 May Rovaniemi, Lappi Areena
Sat 13 May Joensuu, Joensuu Areena
Wed 17 and Thu 18 May Helsinki, Helsinki Ice Hall
Wed 24 and Thu 25 May Turku, Gatorade Center

Tickets on sale 24 November 2022 at noon.

Performances & Tickets

  • Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki
    Wed 17.5.2023 at 18:00
  • Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki
    Thu 18.5.2023 at 14:00
  • Helsingin jäähalli, Helsinki
    Thu 18.5.2023 at 18:00

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”In a venue like an ice-hockey hall or an arena, everything has to be grandiose, spectacular, and entertaining. We’ll make the arenas shake with the might of opera and ballet.”

– director Jere Erkkilä

Touring by train with VR

On tour, our artists travel by the eco-friendly trains of the Finnish rail company VR.
Why don’t you do the same:

We are seasoned travellers

Our first ever tour took place in 1945
Take a look at our previous journeys
Opera and Ballet on tour

Opera and Ballet on tour

The tour is a collaboration with VR and the cities visited.