Mezzosoprano Lilli Paasikivi and the Orchestra of the FNO under conductor Ville Matvejeff will be performing programme of Sibelius and Schönberg late on an August night as part of the Organ Night & Aria festival in Espoo.
Upcoming performance: Thu 6 Aug 2015 21:00 Espoo Cathedral
In August, the FNO will be giving a guest performance at Sibelius Hall in Lahti as part of the PYHÄNIEMI 2015 arts festival. The concert will feature the Artistic Director of the Opera, mezzosoprano Lilli Paasikivi, appearing with the Orchestra of the FNO.
Upcoming performance: Fri 7 Aug 2015 19:00 Lahti, Sibelius Hall
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: Fri 4 Sep 2015 19:00 (sold)
The distinguished PianoEspoo festival, held every two years, will culminate in a performance in the main auditorium of the FNO on 25 October. The star of this concluding recital will be world-famous Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes.
Upcoming performance: Sun 25 Oct 2015 19:00 Main auditorium
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
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.
Upcoming performance: Fri 26 Feb 2016 19:00 Main auditorium
This masterpiece has been slow to return to the FNO, having been previously performed at the FNO almost 60 years ago. This new production will be directed by award-winning Russian director Dmitri Bertman.
Upcoming performance: Fri 18 Mar 2016 19:00 Main auditorium
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Sat 02/11 15:00
Lahti, Ristinkirkko church
In November, the Finnish National Opera Orchestra and Chorus will perform in two concerts at St. John's Church in Helsinki and Ristinkirkko Church in Lahti. The programme features Johannes Brahms's monumental work Ein deutsches Requiem, with soprano Martina Rüping and baritone Jaakko Kortekangas as soloists and Brahms' Alto Rhapsody, featuring mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi as soloist.
Sat 02/11 15:00
Sello Hall, Espoo
The dramatisation of the St John Passion by J. S. Bach opens a new perspective to the events of Easter at Sello Hall, Espoo.