Set in fabled India, this is 19th-century Russian ballet at its best. It is a spectacularly handsome grand ballet with crowd scenes, sumptuous costumes and gorgeous sets - so much eye candy that it is ideal as a first introduction to ballet.
Upcoming performance: Sat 16 Jan 2016 19:00 Main auditorium
Helsinki International Ballet Competition will take place for the 8th time from 24 May until 2 June 2016. The competition repertoire consists of classical ballet and contemporary dance.
Upcoming performance: Tue 24 May 2016 19:00 The Almi Hall
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Tue 16/10 19:00
Medora, a young Greek girl, is sold as a slave to the Pasha; Conrad, a handsome pirate in love with her, aims to rescue her. Le Corsaire was premiered in Paris 1856. Its best-known version, with choreography by Marius Petipa, was premiered in St Petersburg in 1899. Le Corsaire is a beautiful classical ballet brimming with the exoticism of the South SeaPremiere of the FNO's Le Corsaire is on the 21st of September.