A new perspective on a familiar story is born when the riotous brothers of Finnish lore collide with the world of ballet. In the work's first performances in the 1980s, the male energy of the Finnish National Ballet's performance of Seven Brothers captivated audiences in Finland and abroad.
Upcoming performance: Fri Sep 6, 2013 19:00 Main auditorium
One of the best-loved ballets in the world based on the classic fairy tale about Princess Aurora. This production is choreographed by Javier Torres, based on Marius Petipa's classic choreography. Sleeping Beauty is an unforgettable experience for the whole family!
Upcoming performance: Fri Oct 4, 2013 19:00 Main auditorium
World-famous choreographer Ohad Naharin returns to Finland with a new production: Deca Dance Helsinki. Naharin describes his new work as a mix of the here-and-now and past work drawing on passion, prowess and the power of imagination.
Upcoming performance: Fri Nov 1, 2013 19:00 Main auditorium
A witch's spell turns a handsome Prince into a beast and only true love can save him. But who could ever love a hideous beast? This ballet version of the charming fairy tale is sure to fascinate the whole family.
Upcoming performance: Fri Feb 21, 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
Peer Gynt travels the world, only to return home after decades of real and imaginary adventures to his Solveig. Henrik Ibsen's classic play depicts the entire span of human life, along with its dreams and hopes, and longing for home.
Upcoming performance: Fri Apr 11, 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
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Thu 10/4 7:00 PM
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.