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Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera)

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

I went to see Tosca here and it was outstanding. I thoroughly enjoyed the performance. The opera house itself has really good accoustics and the staff are very helpful. I really enjoyed myself. It's a modern opera house so not somewhere I'd choose to tour...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing how a woman can sing... Madama Butterfly was worth a trip mainly for Hyeseoung Kwon. Besides singing she could also act the role. Touching! The costumes were a bit boring. Opera house itself impressive. Servings during intermission were elegant and not unreasonably priced.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

It has been few months ago when I visited Saint Petersburg in Mikhailovits theatre to see Tchaikovsky's Yolanta when my passion towards Operas got new born. Now in Helsinki the co-production with Gothenburg Operas this musical and emotional masterpiece with brilliant performers just enriched my...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

While it is very much a modern opera house, so doesn't have the charm of some of the older European theatres, the companies that perform here are of top quality. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and the performance of Rigoletto was superb! Really good performance,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect and the whole performance was a complete surprise. Kenneth Greve has made a surprising and fantastic ballet and I really enjoyed watching it

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were thrilled that our visit coincided with a performance of the grand ballet Lady of the Camillias, which we had not seen. It is based on a novel and subsequent play by Alexandre Dumas, which is also the provenance for Verdi's La Traviata. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We we lucky to have excellent seats in the Opera house when the Finnish National Ballet performed the Lady of the Camellias. Brilliant choreography by Val Caniparoli. The music is breathtakingly touching, the two pianists created a great twist into it. Don't miss this ballet...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building inside. Seats are nice to sit on and the operas, wau! They are always so high quality. Amazing sets with good size orchestra and extremely talented performer. Never lets you down. Wide scale in the ticket prices. You can easily see and hear...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

The opera/ballet has a good website and nice selection of shows ( I saw a terrific Kullervo ballet), but the website would not take my credit card, so I got the ticket onsite. If you want an elegant evening, reserve a pastry and coffee to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We attended a performance of "Eugene Onegin" and loved the whole experience. Ordering tickets online was easy. We stopped at the box office a day early to pick them up. There was a bit of confusion about the online order, but it was quickly sorted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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