Helsinki: Svenska Teatern

Country: Finland (Suomi)
City: Helsinki
Location: Pohjoisesplanadi 2

[Finnish name: Ruotsalainen teatteri]

[1st theatre on the site built 1827 by Carl Ludwig Engel. Demolished. 2nd theatre built 1860 by G. Th. Chiewitz. Destroyed by a fire in May 1863.]

Current theatre built 1866 by Nicolas L. Benois. 1936 rebuilding by Eero Saarinen and Jarl Eklund. 1978 extension by a winter garden restaurant by Olof Hansson. Used for theatre performances in Swedish.

Notable world premieres:

  • Henrik Ibsen: John Gabriel Borkman (10 Jan 1897)
  • Jean Sibelius: Finlandia (4 Nov 1899)


[Helsinki: Svenska Teatern] Front Text: "Svenska teatern - Ruotsalainen teateri"
Type: Unprinted Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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