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A genuine tour de force

We’ve put together and prepared a marvellous repertoire, and we can’t wait to share breathtaking, exhilarating and comforting moments with our audience at the Opera House.

This season, our opera and ballet productions are about longing for freedom, rebellion and suspicion, but above all about passionate love. Let love be a source of strength for us all.

Explore our autumn repertoire and pick your favourites

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Mascagni – Leoncavallo

Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci

20.8.2021 – 14.9.2021

Why settle for one when you could see two?

The most famous double act in opera history is a classic teeming with hidden love, jealousy and revenge. Damiano Michieletto’s keen direction combines these two opera classics in an ingenious way.

Javier Torres – Pyotr Tchaikovsky

Sleeping Beauty

21.8.2021 – 18.9.2021

A fairy tale ballet for princes and princesses of all ages

Sleeping Beauty is one of the most beloved ballets of all time. The familiar story about the bewitched princess Aurora, the good and evil fairies, and the adventurous prince truly comes into its own as a ballet. Sleeping Beauty is an ideal first experience of ballet for a child.

Giacomo Puccini


16.9.2021 – 27.10.2021

The opera to end all operas

Limitless love, scathing hatred, music bursting with emotion – what more can you expect from an unforgettable opera experience? Giacomo Puccini’s opera hits straight in the heart, making first-timers and opera aficionados alike fall in love with it.

Puccini: Tosca; Aušrinė Stundytė
Lucas Jervies – Jérôme Kaplan – Aram Khachaturian


1.10.2021 – 11.11.2021

Fight for your love

Spartacus is a gladiator who leads the slave uprising against the Roman Republic. The ballet tells the tale of the man, his passionate love, and his longing for freedom. Spartacus shows the male dancers of the Finnish National Ballet at their strongest and most athletic.

Andrew Lloyd Webber's

The Phantom of the Opera

22.10.2021 – 31.12.2021

The favourite musical’s much-anticipated return

The Phantom of the Opera has already enchanted Finnish audiences in more than 100 sold-out performances. One of the Finnish National Opera’s most popular productions of all time, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s blockbuster musical will return to the repertoire in October 2021.

Oopperan kummitus

Love Never Dies

9.11.2021 – 10.11.2021

The Phantom’s tale continues

The most popular musical composer of our time, Andrew Lloyd Webber, wrote the musical Love Never Dies as a sequel to the Phantom of the Opera. In autumn 2021, a concert version of the romantic musical will be performed on the Main Stage of the Finnish National Opera.