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Presenting the new season

Showing the essence of humanity in an affecting way is part of the magic of performing arts. In the 2022/2023 season at the Finnish National Opera and Ballet we encounter the full colour palette of human emotions. Darker shades of suspicion, war and painful memories meet exhilarating joy and, of course, burning love. Welcome to the Finnish National Opera and Ballet.

Tickets for spring 2023 will be available 4 October at 12 p.m. 

Discover the 2022/2023 season premieres

Ring

The great opera epic continues

Die Walküre and Siegfried

The crown jewel of the 2022–2023 season is Der Ring des Nibelungen, Richard Wagner’s epic tetralogy by a Finnish creative team. The first two parts of the Ring will be seen in the upcoming season: Die Walküre (premiere 26.8.22) and Siegfried (24.3.23).

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Three dance works in one evening

Tripla: World Wide Dance

premiere 30.9.2022

The Triple Bill takes you on a trip around the world. It’s an evening of captivating contemporary dance choreographies by three of today’s most talked about choreographers.

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All [family celebrations] have their secrets

Innocence

premiere 21.10.2022

Innocence by Kaija Saariaho, Sofi Oksanen and Aleksi Barrière is a ravishing opera that takes place in two parallel periods of time. It deals with the wounds of the past, the passing of time, and the act of letting go.

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More magical. More fierce. More fun.

CircOpera 2.0.

premiere 25.11.2022

Ready for something unprecedented in the world of opera? The new CircOpera2.0 at the Finnish National Opera takes the audience on a full-blown adventure journey into a world where opera meets contemporary circus.

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Only love can set you free

Turandot

premiere 27.1.2023

The new, visually stunning version of Puccini’s iconic Turandot at the Finnish National Opera delivers a universal message: regardless of who we are or where we come from, we are all looking for love.

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A journey into the heart of love and courage

Raymonda

premiere 24.2.2023

The world famous dancer Tamara Rojo, artistic director of the English National Ballet, has created a new version of the iconic ballet, Raymonda. The production has been inspired by the story of the pioneer of nursing, Florence Nightingale, as well as other women who supported the war effort.

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Productions returning to the Main Stage

Ballet
Peppi Pitkätossu baletti

Pippi Longstocking

Nutcracker and the Mouse King

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

Opera
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

A season ticket makes sense

See the premieres and enjoy extra benefits: buy a season ticket

A season ticket is for true opera and ballet fans. The season ticket guarantees you a seat for all our premieres. You will also enjoy a dedicated seat in the auditorium and eleven more substantial benefits.

Season tickets for 2022–2023 season are now sold out.