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Kylián-Verbruggen-Goecke

K.V.G.

10.5.2019 – 22.5.2019

A legend. A maestro. A star.

K.V.G. proudly presents three highly renowned choreographers at different stages of their careers. Jiří Kylián is one of the legendary choreographers of our time. Marco Goecke has been building a notable career for some time. The young Jeroen Verbruggen is a rising star whose imaginative work has attracted well-deserved attention.

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Claude Debussy

Pelléas and Mélisande

23.5.2019 – 31.5.2019

An ethereal, dream-like opera conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen

Mélisande, who has been found in a forest, ends up in a mysterious castle as the wife of Golaud, but her love for the young Pelléas leads to a tragedy. The meditative opera is conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Pelleas and Melisande
Alban Berg

Wozzeck

22.3.2019 – 27.4.2019

The roughest opera of the year

Wozzeck is a story about an oppressed soldier, his mental breakdown and his final desperate act. Wozzeck is one of the great masterpieces of 20th century opera. It echoes the sentiments of the First World War and the modern era. The stark music is conducted by Hannu Lintu.

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Lilli Paasikivi

Lilli Paasikivi’s term as Artistic Director extended up to 2023

The Board of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet has decided to extend Lilli Paasikivi’s term as the Artistic Director of the National Opera by three years up to 31st July 2023.
teatime dance

Tradeka to support the streaming of Teatime Dances

Tradeka and the Finnish National Opera have started collaboration. Tradeka supports the live streaming of the Opera Teatime Dances in season 2018–2019. 
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Finnish National Opera and Ballet to commence public fundraising

The Finnish National Opera and Ballet have initiated their first ever public fundraising campaign. The theme of the campaign is Support future talents. In August, the newly established Esa-Pekka Salonen’s Fund will take centre stage.
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