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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 
Johanna Lamminen

Vice Chairmen 
Hanna Kosonen
Sampsa Kokko


Members
Paulina Ahokas
Mikael Aro
Jouni Backman
Pia Behm
Stig Gustavson
Leevi Hakola
Antti Häkkänen 
Heikki Hämäläinen
Hannu Häyrinen
Sari Kaasinen 
Olli Kiuru 
Hille Korhonen
Mikko Kosonen
Hannu Lintu 
Riitta Lintula 
Pentti Mäkinen
Petteri Putkiranta 
Arto Räty 
Stina Suominen 
Pekka Vauramo
Ville Vilén
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