2020 Savonlinna Opera Festival - Olavinlinna Castle

Olavinlinna Castle Olavinlinna Castle
The magnificent Olavinlinna Castle, built in 1475 on an island connecting two lakes in the Finnish city of Savonlinna, is an opera venue unlike any other. Taking place in the courtyard, covered over and with excellent acoustics, the operas hosted at the festival each summer are renowned the world over not just for their quality, but also for this remarkable setting.

The opera performances begin at 19.00. The performances are held in the main, covered courtyard. The orchestra is in a pit in front of the stage.

Transport to the opera performances and concerts is provided (for a charge of €4.00) from the main Savonlinna hotels to the Castle and back.

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Programme Olavinlinna Castle

Carmen (Bizet)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 03 | 07 | 10 | 13 | 17 | 21

King Roger (Szymanowski)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 04 | 09 | 15

La traviata (Verdi)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 06 | 08 | 14 | 18 | 20 | 23

Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 11 | 16 | 22 | 24

Werther (Massenet)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 26 | 29 | 31

Giulio Cesare in Egitto (Händel)

NEW PRODUCTION
2020 > July 28 | 30

Price guide

On request from Opera in Style.