Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri

Country: Finland (Suomi)
City: Helsinki
Location: Bulevardi 23-27

Built 1879 by Johan Jacob Ahrenberg as "Aleksanterin teatteri"/"Alexandersteatern". Used for performances in Russian. 1917 renamed "Suomen kansallisooppera"/ "Finlands nationalopera". 1917-1993 home to the Finnish National Opera company. After a new opera house was completed in Helsinki in 1993, renamed "Aleksanterin teatteri"/"Alexandersteatern". Currently used for guest productions. 473 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Leevi Madetoja: Pohjalaisia (25 Oct 1924)
  • Joonas Kokkonen: Viimeiset kiusaukset (2 Sep 1975)

Links: www.aleksanterinteatteri.fi, Wikipedia

Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri Reverse Text: "Helsinki, Opera Kellari - Helsingfors, Operakällaren" [Opera Basement Restaurant]
Publisher: Granbergs Aktiebolags Förlag, Stockholm, Nr. 9
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri First Day Cover (Finland, 21 Nov 1973)
Front Text: "Suomen Kansallisooppera - Finlands Naitonalopera - Finnish National Opera - First Day Cover"
Postmark: "Helsinki 21 11 1973 ooppera 1873-1973 Helsingfors"
Size: 15.2 x 11.4 cm
Sent: from Helsinki to London (England), 1973
Details:
Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri Helsinki: Aleksanterin teatteri

Permanent link: http://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/668

CARTHALIA Homepage