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Savonlinna Opera Festival Patrons' Association

The Patrons’ Association is responsible for producing the Festival, for ticket sales and marketing. Founded in 1972, it nowadays has app. 1100 members, most of them private individuals but also some public corporations. The General Director of the parent company, the Patrons’ Association, is Jan Strandholm and the Artistic Director is Jorma Silvasti.

Board of Trustees

Chairman 
Reijo Karhinen

Vice Chairmen 
Jouni Backman
Juhani Rouvinen 


Members
Paulina Ahokas 
Mikael Aro
Pia Behm 
Stig Gustavson 
Leevi Hakola
Heikki Hämäläinen
Hannu Häyrinen 
Vilppu Kiljunen
Hille Korhonen
Frank Korsström 
Mikko Kosonen
Santero Kujala
Tapio Kuula 
Johanna Lamminen 
Kaj Lindh 
Pentti Mäkinen 
Matti-Pekka Parkkinen
Timo Ritakallio 
Pekka Soini
Pekka Vauramo 
Matti Viialainen
Ville Vilèn 
Pekka Viljakainen 

Board of Directors

Chairman
Petteri Walldén

Vice chairmen
Anna-Kristiina Mikkonen
Arja Suominen

Members
Iiris Autio
Esa Haapa-aho
Seppo Kimanen
Pekka Nousiainen
Juha Pelkonen
Kari Vainio