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They’re finally available: tickets for season 2019–2020 performances. If you haven’t looked into our impressive repertoire, do it now. We promise you a fantastic feast of performance arts, including premieres that blow your mind.

Upcoming repertoire

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
Georges Bizet


6.9.2019 – 3.10.2019

Destined for unchained love

Carmen is the world’s most popular opera thanks to its compelling story, memorable tunes and fiery Spanish rhythms. Hit after hit outline the doomed love story, which in this production is set in the restless Spain of the 1930s. The dazzlingly visual production proceeds with a cinematic drive.

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
McGregor – Balanchine – Robbins

Triple Bill

27.9.2019 – 12.10.2019

Three dance works in one evening

British Wayne McGregor is one of today’s most internationally respected choreographers, while George Balanchine has been styled as the father of American ballet. In addition to his dance works, Jerome Robbins’s merits include creating the choreography for the film West Side Story.

Tripla 2019
Erich Wolfgang Korngold

Die tote Stadt

5.10.2019 – 18.10.2019

When words are not enough, you need 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. 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 FNO.

Die tote Stadt
Kenneth Greve – Tuomas Kantelinen

The Snow Queen

19.10.2019 – 9.11.2019

Return of the smash hit ballet

Based on the story by H.C. Andersen, The Snow Queen is a ballet for the whole family, a huge hit and critical success that has sold out every performance including extra ones in the past three years.

The Snow Queen

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The epic saga begins

The crown jewel of season 2019–2020 will be the Finnish version of Richard Wagner’s monumental achievement, the four-part Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelungs). The coming season will comprise the first two parts of the tetralogy, Das Rheingold and Die Walküre.

A season ticket will ensure you’ll have a seat for all four Ring operas. Individual tickets for Das Rheingold and Die Walküre can be purchased from 5 August.

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