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Media accreditation

Media reps accredited to the Savonlinna Opera Festival are entitled to one press ticket per media and per production.  

Press tickets and material can be collected from the Festival’s Press Office.

Pictures and photographing

Photos of operas, concerts and artists appearing in them are available at the Savonlinna Opera Festival Picture Gallery. To access the Gallery you need a user ID and password (userID: press, password: press2017). The Picture Gallery is regularly updated. There are no restrictions on the use of these pictures in items about the Savonlinna Opera Festival.

Only photographers who have registered in advance may take photographs during the dress rehearsals and performances. 

Dress rehearsals in 2017
Mozart: The Abduction from the Seraglio, July 5, 2017 at 20, Olavinlinna Castle
Sallinen: Kullervo, July 6 at 20, Olavinlinna Castle
Verdi: Rigoletto, July 7, 2017 at 10, Olavinlinna Castle

Tchaikovsky: Iolanta (Bolshoi Theatre), July 24, 2017 at 19, Olavinlinna Castle
Bellini: I puritani (Teatro Real Madrid), July 30, 2017 at 19, Olavinlinna Castle.

Audio and film recording

If you wish to record (audio and/or film), please contact press@operafestival.fi. The maximum clip length is two minutes per programme. One programme may contain several clips, so long as the total clip time does not exceed two minutes. The clip must not comprise a full artistic unit, such as a whole aria or scene.

Contact information

Savonlinna Opera Festival
Olavinkatu 27
FI-57130 Savonlinna

PRESS OFFICE OPENING HOURS July 6 - August 6, 2017
Mon-Fri 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. 
Sat 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sun 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
(closed Sun July 9 and 30)

Katriina Koivisto
Head of  PR and Press Office
Tel. +358 40 746 0063

Helena Kontiainen

Marketing Manager
Tel. +358 40 521 2101