Full programme

In summer 2020, the medieval castle of Olavinlinna on the shore of Lake Saimaa will again echo with a fascinating array of opera. This will include King Roger, which has seen a surge in popularity around the world, the festival’s first baroque opera by Handel, Karita Mattila’s gala concert, and beloved classics: Carmen, La traviata and The Barber of Seville. Visiting productions will be performed by Croatian National Theatre from Rijeka, the European Capital of Culture.