156 Kansallisooppera - Productions

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The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera is a grand story of the power of art and the hunger for love. Andrew Lloyd Webber's devastating music has made it the most popular musical in the world. Its Finnish premiere is scheduled for autumn 2015.

Upcoming performance: Thu 26 Nov 2015 19:00 (sold)


The Nose

The Nose by Gogol is a whimsical satire of the Russia of its time.


Pre-performance talks

Pre-performance talks present the background of the performance scheduled for the evening. The talks take place in Finnish and attendance is open to everyone.



A beautiful depiction of the conflict between religion and worldly love set in glowing colours.



Apocalyptica + fantasy + opera = Indigo.


The Magic Flute

This is a performance like none you have ever seen, opera or theatre. In this celebrated production created at the Komische Opera in Berlin, The Magic Flute is recast as a fantastic tale from the golden era of silent cinema. Premiere on February 26th, 2016.


The Rake's Progress

This masterpiece has been slow to return to the FNO, having been previously performed at the FNO 50 years ago. This new production will be directed by award-winning Russian director Dmitri Bertman.


Tristan and Isolde

This is a work that every culture lover has to experience at least once in their lifetime.


Week 18

Time and place Performance information
Tue 30/04 19:00
Main auditorium

L'elisir d'amore (2013)

Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore is a perennial favourite among comic operas. And no wonder: it is a happy blend of the mishaps of lovesick characters and suave Italian melodies.

Sat 04/05 19:00
Main auditorium

Duke Bluebeard’s Castle / I pagliacci (2013)

Duke Bluebeard brings his new wife home to his castle. She sees seven doors and begins to open them. What does she find? In I pagliacci fiction and reality mix in a performance by a travelling troupe of actors as the jealous theatre director suspects his wife of being unfaithful.