Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri

Country: Finland (Suomi)
City: Helsinki
Location: Bulevardi 23-27

Built 1879 as "Aleksanterin teatteri"/"Alexandersteatern". Used for performances in Russian. 1917 renamed "Suomen kansallisooppera"/ "Finlands nationalopera". 1917-1993 home to the Finnish National Opera company. After a new opera house was completed in Helsinki in 1993, renamed "Aleksanterin teatteri"/"Alexandersteatern". Currently used for guest productions. 473 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Leevi Madetoja: Pohjalaisia (25 Oct 1924)
  • Joonas Kokkonen: Viimeiset kiusaukset (2 Sep 1975)


[Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri] Reverse Text: "Helsinki, Opera Kellari - Helsingfors, Operakällaren" [Opera Basement Restaurant]
Publisher: Granbergs Aktiebolags Förlag, Stockholm, Nr. 9
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Thanks to Nils Enlund for providing information on the history of this theatre.

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