Secrets of the Opera

Secrets of the Opera welcomes you to explore two esteemed institutions that operate under one roof: The Finnish National Opera and the Finnish National Ballet.

1500 extraordinary professionals work here to construct massive art projects for audiences. Discover, how the art is all about human stories, innovative problem solving, and creative collaboration. Visit places you have never seen and meet the humans who make it all possible. 

The material is perfect for arts, crafts, performing arts and music teaching. Students have a fun, explorative experience of different aspects of the Opera and Ballet, while learning about culture, professions and life choices of the people who work there.

The learning material in a nutshell:

  • A 360° and Virtual Reality experience for desktops, tablets and Samsung Gear VR headsets.

  • 9 ‘behind the scenes’ 360° spaces inside the Opera house with 36 pieces of high quality, engaging content, including stunning short films, photo stories, interactive games and fun facts about the performers, set designers, shoe-makers, painters etc.

  • Comprehensive teacher guide, helping teachers to guide students' learning through discussion guides, activities and ready-made lesson plans. (Available in autumn 2017).