Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 25 May 2018View it hereDismiss
Bachtrack logo

Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Helsinki, Finland

Use Bachtrack's search facility to find concerts, opera and dance events not only in this city but right around the world. Bachtrack has the largest number of upcoming events of any website, and if you want to read reviews of events which have taken place here, or in another country, you can search here for exactly the reviews which interest you.
December 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
26272829300102
03040506070809
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31010203040506
Evening performance
Matinee performance
Upcoming eventsSee more...

HelsinkiWednesday series 6

Rachmaninov, Hakola
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Hannu Lintu; Seong-Jin Cho

HelsinkiThursday series 5

Rachmaninov, Hakola
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Hannu Lintu; Seong-Jin Cho

HelsinkiEnigma

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Jan Söderblom; Anne Akiko Meyers

HelsinkiChamber Music Concert 4 / Homage to the Trio de Lutece

Debussy, Fauré, Andres, Liebermann, Ravel
Sivan Magen; Yuki Koyama; Tuomas Lehto

HelsinkiOde to Joy

Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Eva Ollikainen; Hanna-Leena Haapamäki; Merja Mäkelä; Mika Pohjonen

HelsinkiOde to Joy

Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra; Eva Ollikainen; Hanna-Leena Haapamäki; Merja Mäkelä; Mika Pohjonen
Latest reviewsSee more...

An emotional new Tosca from Christof Loy in Helsinki

Tuomas Pursio (Scarpia) and Aušrinė Stundytė (Tosca) © Heikki Tuuli
Carè, Stundytė and Pursio all shine as singers and actors in an intense, exciting production at the Finnish National Opera.
****1
Read more

Outstanding revival of Kasper Holten's Die tote Stadt in Helsinki

Klaus Florian Vogt, Camilla Nylund Kuvaaja © 2010 Stefan Bremer, Finnish National Opera
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.
*****
Read more

Tapiola Sinfonietta dancing with Pekka Kuusisto at the Helsinki Music Centre

Tapiola Sinfonietta  ©  Antti Kangassalo
What I have experienced multiple times with Tapiola Sinfonietta and with Pekka Kuusisto, and today with both, is that no matter how high your expectations are, these players will always outperform them.
****1
Read more

Joseph Calleja with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra in Helsinki

Joseph Calleja  ©  DECCA / Mathias Bothor
Tenor Joseph Calleja, conductor Giuliano Carella and the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra presented an interesting choice of repertoire on Monday. The composers were celebrated Italian and French masters of opera, and the programme alternated between overtures for orchestra and arias starring Calleja.
***11
Read more

Nigel Kennedy in Helsinki: The Violin – Past and Future

Nigel Kennedy
In accordance with clichés about prima donnas, Nigel Kennedy’s concert at the Musiikkitalo in Helsinki starts 15 minutes after the lights have faded away in the hall. The Nigel Kennedy Quintet enters and its leader makes a couple of jokes to break the ice.
**111
Read more

Tapiola Sinfonietta and Berliner Philharmoniker join together in Helsinki

Tapiola Sinfonietta  ©  Sami Perttilä
If you move in academic, corporate or philanthropic circles, you will certainly have attended speeches and lectures about leadership, or come across relevant literature about it. Well, if you were in the Helsinki Music Center’s Concert Hall at 5pm last Saturday, you’d be sure that attending the previous week’s rehearsals would have saved you the need for leadership books and conferences.
*****
Read more