Boris Godunov opens social media accounts
Boris Godunov, the Savonlinna Opera Festival’s new own production for this season, has fired the interest of opera-lovers the world over. The tickets are selling like hot cakes, so be sure to book yours in good time. Maestro Leif Segerstam is the conductor, singing the part of Boris is Finland’s ace bass Matti Salminen. Also taking a leading role will be the Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir, as the mighty voice of the Russian people. Read more and buy tickets here.
Over the next few days and weeks we’ll be posting the latest updates on the Savonlinna production of Boris Godunov on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Viinilehti magazine free
Viinilehti magazine, one of Club Opera’s partners, is offering members its summer issue free (newsstand price €12.90, so far available in Finnish only). Click here to claim your free copy: www.viinilehti.fi/ooppera. Viinilehti gives you a fascinating insight into the marriage of wine and food: tips about newcomer wines and the latest trends, with recommendations for wines suitable for various menus, complete with recipes.
Festival book and librettos are a lasting souvenir of your opera visit
Here you can buy the librettos and festival book (web store in Finnish). By purchasing the publications, you support the youth work of the Savonlinna Swimming Club.