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La bohème

Finnish National Opera

Heartwarming Bohème in Helsinki
11 Apr 14 / Seen and Heard

Jenufa

Finnish National Opera

Jenůfa premieres in Helsinki
11 Feb 14 / Seen and Heard

Don Pasquale

Finnish National Opera

High level comedy in Helsinki’s new Don Pasquale
16 Oct 13 / Seen and Heard

Tristan und Isolde

Finnish National Opera

Lyrical beauty and deep emotions
23 May 13 / Seen and Heard

Thaïs

Finnish National Opera

Thaïs in Helsinki: An 80 year wait
12 Feb 13 / Seen and Heard

Don Carlo

Finnish National Opera

Grand voices in grand grand Don Carlos
31 Oct 12 / Seen and Heard

Purge

Finnish National Opera

Tormenti e ambiguità europei
24 Apr 12 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
As an opera, Purge is unashamedly traditional in form and construction
24 Apr 12 / Financial Times

Pelléas et Mélisande

Finnish National Opera

Pelléas et Mélisande in Helsinki
17 Apr 12 / Seen and Heard

Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Finnish National Opera

Superb singing, controversial concept
25 Jan 12 / Seen and Heard

La rondine

Finnish National Opera

High-lying swallow in Helsinki
30 Dec 11 / Seen and Heard

Carmen

Finnish National Opera

Sensational Hungarian tenor István Kovácsházi in Helsinki’s Carmen
12 Oct 11 / Seen and Heard

Der Ring des Nibelungen

Finnish National Opera

Fading Helsinki Ring revival polished up by Salminen, Hakala and some world-class fire
16 Sep 11 / Seen and Heard

Gianni Schicchi

Finnish National Opera

Come to Finland for Il Tabarro. Stay home for the rest of Il Trittico
23 May 11 / Seen and Heard

Suor Angelica

Finnish National Opera

Come to Finland for Il Tabarro. Stay home for the rest of Il Trittico
23 May 11 / Seen and Heard

Il tabarro

Finnish National Opera

Come to Finland for Il Tabarro. Stay home for the rest of Il Trittico
23 May 11 / Seen and Heard

Aleksis Kivi

Finnish National Opera

Aleksis Kivi deserves to stay in the repertoire
26 Feb 11 / Seen and Heard

Die Tote Stadt

Finnish National Opera

Finnish National Opera’s production makes it stand out as a true masterpiece, scenically and musically
13 Dec 10 / Seen and Heard

Aida

Finnish National Opera

A full-blooded performance, overwhelming in the triumphal scene
24 Sep 10 / Seen and Heard
Aida seikkailee Mussolinin Italiassa
22 Sep 10 / Helsingin Sanomat (Fin)

Un Ballo in Maschera

Finnish National Opera

A thought-provoking production of Un ballo in maschera
2 Apr 10 / Seen and Heard

Rusalka

Finnish National Opera

Hard to resist
3 Dec 09 / Seen and Heard

Andrea Chenier

Finnish National Opera

It’s a colourful production
11 Sep 09 / Seen and Heard

The Ostrobothnians

Finnish National Opera

The Ostrobothnians is well worth a visit
23 Apr 09 / Seen and Heard

Daddy's Girl

Finnish National Opera

Musically, the work is very accessible
4 Feb 09 / Seen and Heard

Rigoletto

Finnish National Opera

Stronger direction of the singers would have better balanced the powerful and disturbing setting
29 Jan 09 / Seen and Heard

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Don Carlo
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Purge
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Articles about Finnish National Opera

Karita Mattila is ready to accept old ladies’ roles

The star soprano is making a return to the stage of the Finnish National Opera.
5 Sep 2012 / Helsingin Sanomat (Eng)

Olli Kortekangas

The composer of ‘Daddy’s Girl’ talks about the popularity of opera in Finland, the importance of singing in Finnish culture and the value of opera in modern society.
4 Feb 2009 / Seen and Heard

Finnish National Opera and Ballet 2008/9

The company's first season under its new artistic management is announced.
26 Apr 2008 / Seen and Heard

Peter Sellars revisits Adriana Mater in Helsinki

Recently named Composer of the Year in the USA, Kaija Saariaho's second opera Adriana Mater, will be premiered at the Finnish National Opera on 23rd February 2008.
26 Jan 2008 / Seen and Heard

Finnish National Opera nomiantes Mikko Franck

Conductor Mikko Franck has been nominated for the dual post of Artistic Director and General Music Director of the Finnish National Opera.
22 Nov 2007 / Helsingin Sanomat (Eng)
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