Charles Dickens’s Christmas tale of virtue and justice has enchanted theatre-goers for more than 150 years. Now the story set in 19th century London is seen as an affecting ballet, which premieres at the Finnish National Ballet in the festive season of 2023.
This philosophical opera delves into deep existential questions such as fear and death. Composer Francis Poulenc’s combination of haunting melodies and religious hymns lingers in your memory long after the guillotine’s fateful blade has fallen.
The world’s most famous horror story about the cursed Transylvanian Count is now seen as a ballet! Krzysztof Pastor’s choreography was received with great enthusiasm in West Australian Ballet in 2018. The music by Wojciech Kilar was also heard in the Oscar-winning film Dracula by Francis Ford Coppola.
The impactful story of Simon Boccanegra invites the audience on a visually refined journey through medieval Italy. This rarely performed opera by Verdi is a sombre and instantly captivating thriller about political power struggles and family secrets across generations.
Igor Stravinsky shook the ballet world in the 1910s with his groundbreaking ballet music, which cemented his position as one of the most highly esteemed composers of the 20th century. The Stravinsky evening at the Finnish National Ballet offers a fresh take on his original works, combining his music with innovative choreography and stunning visuals.
Götterdämmerung, the final part of Wagner’s epic tetralogy Der Ring des Nibelungen, takes place in a futuristic dystopia. The story weaves together the characters and plotlines of the three previous parts – Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, and Siegfried.
Ticket sales for autumn performances will start on 4 April at 12 p.m.
Season tickets for the 23–24 season can be redeemed by current season ticket holders from 30 March.
New season tickets will be available from 4 April at 12 p.m.
Individual tickets for the autumn’s season ticket performances, as well as refreshments, will be released on sale on 3 August at 12 p.m.
Ticket and refreshment sales for spring performances will start on 4 October.
A season ticket makes sense
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.
The Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2023. The orchestra, which was founded on 12 August 1963, has played a decisive role in the evolution of the Finnish National Opera and the great rise of Finnish opera.