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Use the calendar to select a month, week or day to view the repertoire at that particular point of time.

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

 

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

 

La Bohème

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.

 

Opera Tea Dance

The FNO invites senior citizens to put their best foot forward in the foyer.

Upcoming performance: Wed 7 Jan 2015 15:00 Main foyer

 

Don Quixote

Don Quixote is a major classical ballet. Transporting the audience from wintry Finland to sunny Spain, it is a celebration of handsome staging and virtuoso numbers that captivates every 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.

 

The Cunning Little Vixen

Leoš Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen is an insightful study about the relationship between the restrictions of human life and the freedom of the animal kingdom.

 

Dreamland & The Raven

Part of the Musica nova Helsinki Festival, the concert introduces the interpretations by two composers of Edgar Allan Poe's texts.

 

 

Kullervo

When composer Jean Sibelius as a young man encountered the tragic tale of Kullervo in the Kalevala, the result made Finnish musical history. Now Sibelius's breakthrough work is given a stage interpretation by Tero Saarinen.

 

Moomin and the Comet

All is not well in Moomin Valley, and Moomintroll and his friends decide to find out what is wrong. Anandah Kononen brings the familiar, exciting narrative to the world of ballet.

 

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg is a grandiose opera by Wagner setting a good-humoured story about the encounter of old and new worlds.

 

Émilie

In Kaija Saariaho's opera, Émilie du Châtelet, an exceptional woman facing conflicting expectations, will be played by the wonderful Camilla Nylund.

 

Grand Choral Gala

The Chorus of the FNO acquired its present formation 70 years ago. To celebrate the anniversary, a Grand Choral Gala will be held in spring 2015.

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Young lovers are confused about who should be in love with whom, and the Queen of the Fairies falls in love with an ass, who is actually a person. Everything is possible in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

 

Dance Schools' Ballet Happening

Scores of young Finnish students of ballet will gather together at the Finnish National Opera to perform on the main stage.

 

Photo Soup

A cleaning woman at the popular soup restaurant dreams of waiting on tables, and she finally has the chance to try her wings. What will happen to poor Sofia? Photo Soup is a contemporary dance work for 6 to 9 year old children.

Upcoming performance: Mon 27 Apr 2015 11:30 Upper foyer

 

Aida

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.

 

Sibelius as Storyteller

Roald Dahl, beloved children's author, and Jean Sibelius, master of incidental music, meet in a concert for the whole family, narrated in Finnish.

 

The Ballet School Presents

Welcome to the Spring Recital of the Finnish National Opera's Ballet School, featuring performances that will cover the entire scope of Ballet School operations.

 

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.

 

December 2014

Time and place Performance information
Tue 02/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Wed 03/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Il tabarro & I pagliacci

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.

Thu 04/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Fri 05/12 19:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Mon 08/12 15:00
Main foyer

Opera Tea Dance

The FNO invites senior citizens to put their best foot forward in the foyer.

Mon 08/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Tue 09/12 19:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Wed 10/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Thu 11/12 19:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Fri 12/12 19:00
Main auditorium

La Bohème

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.

Sat 13/12 14:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Sat 13/12 18:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Mon 15/12 19:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Tue 16/12 19:00
Main auditorium

La Bohème

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.

Wed 17/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Thu 18/12 19:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Fri 19/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Sat 20/12 14:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Sat 20/12 18:00
Main auditorium

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

By popular demand, the traditional Christmas ballet returns! This warm-hearted ballet is a must for the whole family!

Sat 27/12 14:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.

Mon 29/12 19:00
Main auditorium

La Bohème

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.

Wed 31/12 19:00
Main auditorium

Die Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus is a classic operetta thanks to its energetically bubbling music. Marco Arturo Marelli's new production shows that even an old warhorse can reveal new aspects of itself.