Savonlinna Festival - Savonlinna
22 October 2017

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Rigoletto

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 2

McVicar’s enchanting but caliginous Rigoletto at Olavinlinna
19 Jul 17 / Opera Today
McVicar brings his inimitable vision of Rigoletto to the Savonlinna Festival
13 Jul 17 / Bachtrack
Kullervo

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 2

Two productions at this year’s festival offer characteristically high standards
14 Jul 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
An ill-rocked cradle, a cursed life
11 Jul 17 / Bachtrack
Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 2

Two productions at this year’s festival offer characteristically high standards
14 Jul 17 / Financial Times (via Google)
Similarities overcome divisions in Savonlinna's Die Entführung aus dem Serail
11 Jul 17 / Bachtrack
Castle in the Water

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 2

World Premiere of Aulis Sallinen’s Castle in the Water
12 Jul 17 / Opera Today
A sensational new work from Aulis Sallinen at the Savonlinna Festival
11 Jul 17 / Bachtrack
Boris Godunov

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 3

Macht im goldenen Käfig
31 Jul 15 / Opernnetz
A Finnish swan song: Salminen stars in Boris Godunov at Savonlinna
24 Jul 15 / Bachtrack
The staging is somewhat dull — but the musical drama is riveting
17 Jul 15 / Financial Times (via Google)
Tosca

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 1

A Tosca to set the nerves jangling in Savonlinna
23 Jul 15 / Bachtrack
Kullervo

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 1

A large-scale 20th-century Finnish classic, superbly sung and beautifully played
23 Jul 14 / Financial Times (via Google)
Macbeth

Savonlinna Festival


No. of reviews: 1

Macbethin loistelias paluu
13 Aug 13 / Itä-Savo
Carlo Colombara
”Modernisoitujen oopperoiden aika on ohi”
”Paras Macbeth-ohjaus kautta aikojen”
Italialaisbasso Carlo Colombara ylistää Långbackan viisasta ohjausta. Hän itse on Macbethin Banquo ja sunnuntaina Verdin Requiemin solisti.
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Tchaikovsky
6 to 27 Jul 2018
Gounod
7 to 25 Jul 2018
Puccini
9 to 26 Jul 2018
Verdi
14 to 28 Jul 2018
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30 Jul to 3 Aug 2018
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”Paras Macbeth-ohjaus kautta aikojen”
Italialaisbasso Carlo Colombara ylistää Långbackan viisasta ohjausta. Hän itse on Macbethin Banquo ja sunnuntaina Verdin Requiemin solisti.
24 Jul 2013 / Itä-Savo
Opernfestspiele Savonlinna
Natur, Geschichte und Kunst
19 Jul 2012 / Neue Zürcher Zeitung
Roberto Alagna to perform at Savonlinna 2008
New Artistic Director Jari Hämäläinen outlines his plans for next year's Opera Festival.
20 Jun 2007 / Helsingin Sanomat (Eng)