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Face masks are mandatory throughout your visit. We kindly ask you to arrive at the performance in good time. At the end of the performance, we may ask the audience to exit the auditorium in stages. This might take additional 5 to 15 minutes. Thank you for your patience!

Read more about our safety recommendations here.

Finnish National Opera seeks Artistic Director

As the term of the current Artistic Director of the Finnish National Opera comes to an end next year, we are seeking a new Artistic Director for a fixed-term appointment for the term 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2027, with the option of a three-year extension. The appointment will include part-time orientation and repertoire planning ahead of the above start date, by mutual agreement. Submit your application by e-mail by 19 April 2022.
Kuusisto Jaakko

Beloved artist Jaakko Kuusisto has left us

The world of music has lost an irreplaceable source of inspiration. Violinist, conductor and composer Jaakko Kuusisto is no longer with us. He died of a severe illness on 23.2.2022.
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Performances resumed on 11 March – Ticket sales for the new dates start on 9 February at 12 p.m.

All the planned Main Stage premieres of the spring repertoire will take place between March and May. Ticket sales for the new performance dates of Swan Lake and Billy Budd start on Wednesday 9 February at 12 p.m.
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Time to celebrate

Finnish National Ballet 100 years!