Standing room tickets for the Ode to Joy concert on Wednesday 19 December

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra to sell standing room tickets for the sold out Ode to Joy concert on Wednesday 19 December

An additional 30 standing room tickets will go on sale for the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra’s sold out Ode to Joy concert at 9am on the day of the concert, Wednesday 19 December. The standing room tickets will be sold directly from the ticket office at the Helsinki Music Centre. The price of each standing room ticket is €10/€5 (students). The standing room places are located on the upper level of the stalls behind sections C, T and N. Should there be empty seats in the concert hall after the doors have closed, holders of standing room tickets will be allowed to move to these seats.

WED 19/12/2018 19:00

Eva Ollikainen, conductor
Hanna-Leena Haapamäki, soprano
Merja Mäkelä, mezzo-soprano
Mika Pohjonen, tenor
Mika Kares, bass


Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
The duration of the concert is 1 hour 15 minutes without intermisson.

The ode to universal friendship ends our autumn season in traditional fashion. The excitement of one of the most popular concerts of the year is ensured by top Finnish soloists together with the Helsinki Music Centre Choir. Eva Ollikainen will be conducting the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra for the first time.
The concert will be broadcast live on Thursday 20 December at 7pm at the Helsinki Central Library Oodi and on the Helsinki Channel at