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Jekyll & Hyde

Helsinginkatu 58, 00260 Helsinki
Finnish National Opera and Ballet

The case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a story about the deep contradictions of the human psyche and its capacity for both good and evil.

The case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a story about the deep contradictions of the human psyche and its capacity for both good and evil.  

Edward Hyde, a mysterious villain, is wreaking havoc in London, leaving hatred, fear and disgust in his wake. At the same time the respected doctor Henry Jekyll is conducting experiments in his laboratory to change human character and personality. The connection between Jekyll and Hyde is stranger than anyone could ever imagine.

The case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a story about the deep contradictions of the human psyche and its capacity for both good and evil. The ballet, set in Victorian England, travels from the misty streets of London to the horrors of a mental hospital to the elegance of high society. Val Caniparoli’s choreography had its world premiere at the Finnish National Ballet in 2020, and in spring 2023 the classic story will be back on stage.

Choreography: Val Caniparoli

Music: Frédéric Chopin, Krzysztof Penderecki, Henryk Górecki, Wojciech Kilar, Henryk Wieniawski

Conductor: Kalle Kuusava 

Finnish National Opera and Ballet

1.-27.4.2023

Tickets 17-109€, duration 2 h 35 min

Age recommendation 10+

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