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Stunning classics of eastern Finland

Our eastern Finland route combines famous festivals and scenic tourist attractions.

Mikkeli Music Festival, the Mariinsky Theatre Symphony Orchestra and Valery Gergiev form a strong partnership promising top class experiences in the heart of South Savo. Savonlinna Opera Festival is an international flagship event of the Finnish festival summer. continuing a century-old tradition of opera celebrations in the mediaeval splendour of Olavinlinna Castle. Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival provides a splendid finale to our eastern Finland experience.

Travel tip: Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy the spectacular vistas of Koli National Park!

3 July 2015 - 2 August 2015 Mikkeli – Savonlinna – Kuhmo (450 km)

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1. Mikkeli Music Festival Festival on map  |  Read more

3 July 2021 - 11 July 2021

Master conductor Valeri Gergijev will once again bring the world-famous St. Petersburg Mariinski Theatre Orchestra and soloists to Mikkeli next summer. Initially organised as an intimate chamber music celebration in 1992, our festival has grown into one of the leading classical music events of the Finnish cultural summer.

Classical Music Chamber music Seminars and lectures Disabled access Free admission events

2. Savonlinna Opera Festival Festival on map  |  Read more

2 July 2021 - 31 July 2021

The holiday season, the glittering waters of Lake Saimaa and the unique atmosphere of a Finnish lakeside town combine to provide memorable experiences at this world-famous festival. In summer 2020 Olavinlinna Castle will host a production of the increasingly popular King Roger, a baroque opera that is a rarity for this festival, a gala concert with Karita Mattila, and the well-loved classics Carmen, La traviata and the Barber of Seville. Our visiting opera company will be the Croatian National Theatre from Rijeka, which is a European Capital of Culture in 2020.

Opera and Choral Music Classical music Courses Special programme for children Special programme for young adults Free admission events VIP packages

3. Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival Festival on map  |  Read more

11 July 2021 - 24 July 2021

Leading chamber musicians will transfix the town of Kuhmo in Eastern Finland this July. A skilfully designed festival programme, inimitable concerts, beautiful surroundings and sunlit nights will open the senses to new and sublime delights.

Classical Music Chamber music Contemporary music Courses Seminars and lectures Special programme for children Special programme for young adults Workshops Disabled access Free admission events VIP packages






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