The Finnish National Opera announced company's upcoming engagements for the next season 21/22.
The season will start with the double bill of "Cavalleria rusticana & Pagliacci" with Simon Mechlinski making his house debut as Silvio. The perforances are scheduled from August 20 till September 14.
It will be followed by Puccini's "Tosca", lead by conductor Patrick Fournillier from September 16 until October 27.
On January 28 Timo Riihonen will take the stage as John Claggart in Britten's "Billy Budd", playing till February 24.
Kalle Kuusava will take over conducting the last performances of Billy Budd and a ballet production "Tripla: Made in Finland" in May 2021.
And later in the season Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" will open on March 31 with Olafur Sigurdarson in the title role and Konu Kim as Ernesto.
Looking forward to the start of a new season! More information on the FNO's website.