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HelsinkiSinfonie Singulière

Pacius, Schumann, Berwald
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Jan Söderblom; Isabelle Faust

HelsinkiRaymondaNew production

Glazunov: Raymonda
Tamara Rojo; Finnish National Ballet; Gavin Sutherland; Antony McDonald; Mark Henderson

HelsinkiSiegfriedNew production

Wagner: Siegfried
Hannu Lintu; Anna Kelo; Finnish National Opera; Mikki Kunttu; Erika Turunen; Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera

HelsinkiKazuki Yamada & Lise de la Salle

Takemitsu, Rachmaninov, Dutilleux
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Kazuki Yamada; Lise de la Salle

HelsinkiSakari Oramo & Anu Komsi

Ligeti, Saariaho, Ravel
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Sakari Oramo; Anu Komsi; The Helsinki Music Centre Choir

HelsinkiAngel of Light

Wagner, Martin, Rautavaara
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Hannu Lintu; Ilya Gringolts
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From darkness to light: Beethoven 9 in Helsinki

The traditional end of year performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony took on extra significance in this, his 250th anniversary year. 
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Salonen's Helsinki Rheingold celebrates Finnish vocal talent

For any opera house, the production of a new Wagner Ring cycle is a huge undertaking and becomes a mission statement. For Finnish National Opera, its mission is to stage an all-Finnish Ring.
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Waterworld: firm musical foundations in Pelléas et Mélisande

Marco Arturo Marelli's 2012 production lacks mystery but puts a fine Golaud centre stage, while Esa-Pekka Salonen ensures superior musical values in the pit. 
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Potential and polish: the finals of the Mirjam Helin Competition

The Mirjam Helin's singer-only jury plump for a polished soprano and youthful baritone in a final concert with no obvious stand-out star. 

An emotional new Tosca from Christof Loy in Helsinki

Carè, Stundytė and Pursio all shine as singers and actors in an intense, exciting production at the Finnish National Opera.
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Outstanding revival of Kasper Holten's Die tote Stadt in Helsinki

Starring celebrated heldentenor Klaus Florian Vogt, Kasper Holten's highly-praised production of Korngold's Die tote Stadt for Finnish National Opera is brilliantly revived.
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