A double bill of one-act operas dealing with large issues on a small scale. In La voix humaine, a breakup leads to tragedy, while in The Bear two people unexpectedly find each other. An evening with both heartache and liberating laughter.
Upcoming performance: Thu 28 Aug 2014 19:00 Rovaniemi, Korundi
A tangled web of relationships set to one of Mozart's most brilliant scores produces a timeless comedy of human desires and emotions. The Marriage of Figaro is a perfect blend of text and music and a masterpiece in its genre.
Upcoming performance: Fri 29 Aug 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
Boris Godunov, seemingly secure as the Tsar of Russia, is plagued by ghosts from the past. Did he have the rightful heir to the throne killed? Modest Mussorgsky presents a powerful image of the Russian people during a time of turmoil.
Upcoming performance: Sat 27 Sep 2014 14:00 Main auditorium
Mélisande is a maiden discovered wandering in the forest. She finds a mysterious castle, where she tragically falls in love with the young Pelléas. Debussy's dreamlike symbolist opera is here given an enchantingly beautiful setting.
Upcoming performance: Sat 11 Oct 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
Two tales of the relationship between an ageing man and a young woman, and destructive jealousy. Il tabarro is a realistic story set on a riverboat. In I pagliacci, the action is set in the world of theatre, where everything is possible.
Upcoming performance: Wed 12 Nov 2014 19:00 (sold)
It is a frigid winter in Paris; the moon shines over the roofs of the city. But the virtues of art and romance warm the hearts of the young bohemians, just like the music of Puccini feeds the audience's soul.
Upcoming performance: Fri 12 Dec 2014 19:00 Main auditorium
Military commander Radamès inadvertently betrays his country because of his love for Aida. The lovers are joined in death. This Egyptian story inspired Verdi to write some of his most brilliant music, resulting in one of the finest operas of all time.
Upcoming performance: Sat 2 May 2015 19:00 Main auditorium