Open-air opera in Helsinki this summer!

A one-of-a-kind oppurtunity to experience magical opera in the heart of Helsinki!

Savitri, an opera composed by Gustav Holst, will be performed in Helsinki four times right before the nordic Midsummer.

The piece, located in India, processes love and death. The text is based on Mahabharata, an ancient Indian epic, and tells a story about Savitri and Satyavan and their combat against Death.

The opera is directed by Juulia Tapola and the roles sung by soprano Laura Pyrrö, bass-baritone Jouni Kokora and tenor Matias Haakana.
The events and ambiances are led onwards by the Helsinki-based Kaari-ensemble’s singers and the orchestra consists of piano, violins and sitar.

Performances are in Finnish, duration approximately 40 minutes.

The venue is a park surrounding Helsinki University’s Snellmania-building in Snellmaninkatu 14, entrance right in the corner of Liisankatu.

PERFORMANCES: FRI Jun 16th at 7 pm,  SAT Jun 17th at 2 pm,  MON Jun 19th at 7 pm,  TUE Jun 20th at 7 pm

TICKETS: 15 euros, ONLY CASH.

BOOK IN ADVANCE & FURTHER INFORMATION: tel +358 50 358 5181, laura@laurapyrro.com, www.facebook.com/savitriooppera