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Address:
Helsinginkatu 58
00260 Helsinki

Telephone: +358 9 4030 2211
E-mail: liput@opera.fi


Opening hours:
Service desk open Mon-Fri 14-19, Sat 12-18 (entrance on the Töölönlahti bay side). On Sun and holidays the service desk opens 2h before the performance.


Description:
The Finnish National Opera and Ballet is the only professional opera company in Finland. It traces its history back to 1911 and the Ballet was founded in 1922. The company occupied the tiny Alexander Theatre on Bulevardi for decades until the purpose-built Opera House was finally inaugurated in 1993.

There are generally four new opera productions and three new ballet productions staged each year. Added to these are revivals of old productions. The Finnish National Opera and Ballet performs both established classics and contemporary opera and dance works, especially new Finnish works.

Following international practice, operas are generally performed in their original languages. There is a surtitling screen above the proscenium arch, usually with the text in Finnish, Swedish and English.




Upcoming events: Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Thu

19:00

PERUTTU:Cancelled: Alice in Wonderland

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

With brilliantly beautiful classical ballet, mesmerizing music, and sets and costumes fit for a fairy tale,  Read more »

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Sat

14:00

PERUTTU:Cancelled: Die Walküre

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Wotan is making Valhalla stronger, fathering Valkyrie daughters who gather the greatest war heroes to protect Valhalla. Read more »

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Wed

17:00

PERUTTU:Cancelled: Die Walküre

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Wotan is making Valhalla stronger, fathering Valkyrie daughters who gather the greatest war heroes to protect Valhalla. Read more »

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Mon

00:01

Mon

23:59

PERUTTU:Cancelled: Helsinki International Ballet Competition 2020

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Helsinki International Ballet Competition will be organized for the ninth time next June the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.  Read more »

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Fri

00:01

Raymonda

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

Tamara Rojo brings Raymonda into the setting of the Crimean War Read more »

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